Amis, Lewis R., born in 1856, and died in 1904, is given in the American Methodist Hymnal, 1905, as the author of "Jehovah God, Who dwelt of old" (Dedication of a Place of Worship).
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)
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Like MILES LANE (470), CORONATION was written for this text. Oliver Holden (b. Shirley, MA, 1765; d. Charlestown, MA, 1844) composed the tune in four parts with a duet in the third phrase. The tune, whose title comes from the theme of Perronet's text, was published in Holden's Union Harmony (1793).…