Rev. Charles Philpot (1759-1823)
Charles Philpot of Leicestershire, entered Emmanuel College Cambridge as a pensioner in 1775 (B.A. 1780, M.A. 1787) where he twice won the Seatonian Prize (1790, 1791). Philpot was ordained in 1793 and was Rector of Ripple, Kent (1793-1823) and Vicar of St. Margaret-at-Cliffe (1813-23).
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Again from calm and sweet repose. Charles Philpot. [Morning.] Published in Mary Anne Jevons's Sacred Offering, 1835, p. 141, in 5 stanzas of 4 lines and entitled "Morning Hymn." It is found in several American hymnals, including Hatfield's Church Hymn Book, 1872, No. 15, but is unknown to the English collections. We have manuscript date of 1822 for this hymn, but no direct evidence. [William T. Brooke]
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)