Go messenger of love and bear

Go messenger of love and bear

Author: P. H. Brown
Published in 9 hymnals

Author: P. H. Brown

Brown, Phoebe, née Hinsdale. A member of the Congregational body, born at Canaan, Columbia County, New York, May 1, 1783, she was left an orphan when two years old. At nine she fell into the hands of a relative who kept a county gaol. These, says her son, "were years of intense and cruel suffering. The tale of her early life which she has left her children is a narrative of such deprivations, cruel treatment, and toil, as it breaks my heart to read." Escaping from this bondage at 18, she was sought by kind people, and sent for three months to a common school at Claverack, N.Y., where she learned to write, and made profession of faith in Christ. In 1805 she was married to Timothy H. Brown, a painter, and subsequently lived at East Windsor a… Go to person page >

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First Line: Go messenger of love and bear
Author: P. H. Brown

Notes

Go, messenger of love, and bear. Missions. [This] is a Missionary hymn, written in 1817, but first published in the Village Hymns, 1824. [Rev. F. M. Bird, M.A.]

-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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Instances (1 - 9 of 9)
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Hymns for Social Worship #291

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The Christian Psalmist; or, Watts' Psalms and Hymns #531

Village Hymns #d170

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Village hymns for social worship, selected and original #496

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Village hymns for social worship, selected and original #496

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Village Hymns for Social Worship, Selected and Original #496

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