A letter from home

Author: Mrs. C. H. Morris

Lelia (Mrs. C.H.) Morris (1862-1929) was born in Pennsville, Morgan County, Ohio. When her family moved to Malta on the Muskingum River she and her sister and mother had a millinery shop in McConnelsville. She and her husband Charles H. Morris were active in the Methodist Episcopal Church and at the camp meetings in Sebring and Mt. Vernon. She wrote hymns as she did her housework. Although she became blind at age 52 she continued to write hymns on a 28-foot long blackboard that her family had built for her. She is said to have written 1000 texts and many tunes including "Sweeter as the years go by." Mary Louise VanDyke Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I've been reading a message
Title: A letter from home
Author: Mrs. C. H. Morris
Refrain First Line: Then let praises be given to our Father in



Instances (1 - 5 of 5)
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Ocean Grove Christian Songs #27

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Pentecostal Hymns No. 3 #118

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Pentecostal Hymns Nos. 3 and 4 Combined #118

Songs of the Century #d102

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Sunday-School Praises #126

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