Peace at Last

Author: Eden Reeder Latta

Rv Eden Reeder Latta USA 1839-1915. Born at Haw Patch, IN, the son of a Methodist minister, (also a boyhood friend of hymn writer Willam A Ogden) he became a school teacher. During the American Civil War he preached for the Manchester Methodist Church and other congregations (possibly as a circuit rider filling empty pulpits). In 1863 he married Mary Elizabeth Wright, and they had five children: Arthur, Robert, Jennie, two others. He taught for the public schools of Manchester, and later Colesburg, IA. He moved to Guttenberg, IA, in the 1890s, and continued writing song lyrics for several major gospel composers, including William Ogden, James McGranahan, James Fillmore, and Edmund Lorenz. He wrote 1600+ songs and hymns, many being wi… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Blest assurance ever dear [near]
Title: Peace at Last
Author: Eden Reeder Latta
Refrain First Line: Peace at last
Copyright: Public Domain

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Always Welcome #36

Banner of Love No. 1 for the Sunday School #d4

Banner of Love Nos. 1, 2 & 3 #d12

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Carols of Joy #147

Echoes of Zion Nos. 1 & 2 #d19

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Gates of Praise #119

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Gates of Praise #119

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Golden Leaves #54

Gospel Gleanings #d4

Heavenly Voices #d4

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Light and Life #60

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Prayer and Praise #165

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Quartette #327

Songs for the Ransomed; for Sunday Schools and Gospel Work #d19

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Songs of the Sun Bright Clime #54

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Sunday School Songs #30

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The Shining Light #114

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