How sweetly breaks the Sabbath dawn

How sweetly breaks the Sabbath dawn

Author: Edwin F. Hatfield
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: Edwin F. Hatfield

Hatfield, Edwin Francis, D.D., was born at Elizabethtown, New Jersey, Jan. 9, 1807, and educated at Middlcbury College, Vermont, and at Andover. From 1832 to 1835 he was pastor of the 2nd Presbyterian Church, St. Louis. In 1835 he removed to New York, where he was at first pastor of 7th Presbyterian Church, and then of the North Presbyterian Church (1856-63) in the same city; and in 1864 he was appointed special agent to the Union Theological Seminary, New York. He also held from 1846 the appointment of Stated Clerk of the Presbyterian General Assembly. He died at Summit, New Jersey, Sept. 22, 1883. His hymnological knowledge was extensive. His publications include:— (1) Freedom's Lyre; or, Psalms, Hymns, and Sacred Songs, for the Slave… Go to person page >

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First Line: How sweetly breaks the Sabbath dawn
Author: Edwin F. Hatfield



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Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship: with tunes #60Page Scan
The Chapel hymn book, with tunes: for the worship of God #22Page Scan
The Church Praise Book: a selection of hymns and tunes for Christian worship #40Page Scan
The Gospel Praise Book #d182
The People's Hymnal: for use in public and social worship #46Page Scan
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