Draper, William, Sir, 1721 - 1787 (Knight, Lieutenant-General)
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Sir William Draper (1721-87) attended Eton 1733-40, came up to King's as a scholar, and got his BA in 1744. He had a successful military career. This engraving by E. Bocquet is from a drawing by Gainsborough.
William Draper (1721-1787) (KC 1740). He presented the Spanish colours captured at Manila to King's College, where they were placed in the Chapel (they are now lost). This is a photograph of a portrait held at the San Francisco Art Gallery and Museum.
Autograph letter signed concerning the Spanish colours taken at Manila; plus 5 items of correspondence relating to this letter, dated in the 1950s.
Manuscript copy of a letter offering the Spanish colours taken at Manila and a manuscript copy of Provost Sumner's acceptance of the colours.