That stream of truth, a silver thread

That stream of truth, a silver thread

Author: James Richardson
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: James Richardson

Richardson, James, son of the Hon. James Richardson, of Dedham, Massachusetts, was born in that town May 25, 1817, and graduated at Harvard College, 1837. After being engaged, first as a clerk of the county courts, and then in teaching, he entered the Divinity School at Cambridge, where he graduated in theology in 1845. Subsequently he was Unitarian Pastor at Southington, Connecticut, and then of the Unitarian Society in Haverhill, Massachusetts. Ill health compelled him to retire from his pastoral work to Dedham. During the war he joined himself to the hospitals at Washington, where he died Nov. 10, 1863. Mr. Richardson was well known as an Essayist, Poet, and Preacher. Two of his hymns, from Longfellow and Johnson's Book of Hymns, 1848, a… Go to person page >

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First Line: That stream of truth, a silver thread
Author: James Richardson

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Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #500Page Scan
Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #500Page Scan
The Gospel Psalmist #789Page Scan
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