Let me go, my soul is weary

Let me go, my soul is weary

Author: William Baxter
Published in 13 hymnals

Author: William Baxter

Baxter, William (Leeds, Yorkshire, July 6, 1820--February 11, 1880, New Castle, Pennsylvania). Came to U.S. in 1829; was a Methodist until he joined the Disciples of Christ ca. 1838. Graduated from Bethany College, 1845. President of Arkansas College (Fayetteville), 1860-1863. His Pea Ridge and Prairie Grove (1864) tells of his experience as an anti-slavery advocate in a seceding state. Co-worker with evangelist Wlater Scott (1796-1861), whose biography he published in 1874. He contributed hymns to such books as Christian Psalmist, Revised (1854), Christian Hymn Book (1865), and Christian Hymnal, Revised (1882). His "Whene'er I think of thee" appeared in both the 1865 and 1882 books listed above. Preface to the 1865 book speaks of the e… Go to person page >

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First Line: Let me go, my soul is weary
Author: William Baxter

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Instances (1 - 13 of 13)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Christian Hymn and Tune Book, for use in Churches, and for Social and Family Devotions #490Page Scan
Ocean Melodies, and Seamen's Companion: a collection of hymns and music; for the use of Bethels, Chaplains of the Navy and private devotion of Mariners #43aPage Scan
Sacred Melodies for Social Worship #362Page Scan
The Centennial Hymnal #d213
The Christian Hymn Book: a compilation of psalms, hymns and spiritual songs, original and selected (Rev. and enl.) #825Page Scan
The Christian Hymnal #d384
The Christian Hymnal: a choice collection of hymns and tunes for congregational and social worship #593Page Scan
The Christian Psalmist #d385
The Golden Harp: or, Camp-Meeting Hymns, Old and New, Set to Music #d71
The Good Old Songs #d311
The Hymnist: Heart Hymns and Home Melodies #d54
Two Hundred and Fifty-two Familiar Hymns #d109
Zion's Refreshing Showers : a new revival hymn and tune book, containing nearly 300 hymns and tunes principally used by Whitfield, Wesley, Knapp, Nettleton, Finney, Earl, and other evangelists... #79Page Scan



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