Augustus Toplady. I fear he is a man who has never been fairly estimated. Ministers of his decidedly, sharp-cut, doctrinal opinions are never very popular.
His correspondence shows that he was on intimate terms with Lady Huntingdon, Sir R. Hill, Whitefield, Romaine, Berridge, Dr. Gill, Ambrose Serle, and other eminent Christians.
Augustus Toplady biography by J. C Ryle: The Christian Leaders of England in the Eighteenth Century (Published August 1868).