America, so proud and free

America, so proud and free

Author: Jeremiah Eames Rankin
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: Jeremiah Eames Rankin

Pseudonym: R. E. Jeremy. Rankin, Jeremiah Eames, D.D., was born at Thornton, New Haven, Jan. 2, 1828, and educated at Middleburg College, Vermont, and at Andover. For two years he resided at Potsdam, U.S. Subsequently he held pastoral charges as a Congregational Minister at New York, St. Albans, Charlestown, Washington ( District of Columbia), &c. In 1878 he edited the Gospel Temperance Hymnal, and later the Gospel Bells. His hymns appeared in these collections, and in D. E. Jones's Songs of the New Life, 1869. His best known hymn is "Labouring and heavy laden" (Seeking Christ). This was "written [in 1855] for a sister who was an inquirer," was first printed in the Boston Recorder, and then included in Nason's Congregational Hymn Book,… Go to person page >

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First Line: America, so proud and free
Author: Jeremiah Eames Rankin

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American Church and Church School Hymnal #d14
American Church and Church School Hymnal #d14
Light and Life Songs: adapted especially to sunday schools, prayer meetings and other social services #188Page Scan
Songs of Praise and Prayer #d13
The Assembly Hymn and Song Collection: designed for use in chapel, assembly, convocation, or general exercises of schools, normals, colleges and universities. (3rd ed.) #131Page Scan
The White Ribbon Hymnal: or, Echoes of the Crusade #d6



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