O thou to whom the grateful song

O thou to whom the grateful song

Author: Bernard Barton
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: Bernard Barton

Barton, Bernard, commonly known as the "Quaker Poet," was born in London Jan. 31, 1784, and educated at a Quaker school at Ipswich. In 1798 he was apprenticed to Mr. S. Jesup, a shopkeeper at Halstead, Essex, with whom he remained until 1806, when he removed to Woodbridge, Suffolk, and entered into business with his brother, as a coal and corn merchant. On the death of his wife at the end of the first year of their married life, he proceeded to Liverpool, where he acted as a private tutor for a short time. He returned to Woodbridge in 1810, where he secured an engagement in the local bank of the Messrs. Alexander. This appointment he held for 40 years. He died at Woodbridge, Feb. 19, 1849. During the same year his daughter published his Poe… Go to person page >

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Author: Bernard Barton

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A New Selection of Psalms and Hymns from the Most Approved Authors, Adapted to Public and Private Worship. 2nd ed. #d381
Hymns for Children, Selected and Altered #34Page Scan
The American Baptist Sabbath-School Hymn-Book #517Page Scan
The Baptist Sabbath School Hymn Book #d292
The Carol #d81
The Child's Song Book: for the use of schools and families; being a selection of favourite aires, with hymns and moral songs, suitable for infant instruction #28Page Scan



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