The brightening dawn and voiceful day

The brightening dawn and voiceful day

Author: William H. Burleigh
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: William H. Burleigh

Burleigh, William Henry, an active reformer and member of the Unitarian body, was born at Woodstock, Connecticut, Feb. 12, 1812, and brought up on a farm at Stainfield in the same state. In 1837 he went to Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, where, having been previously apprenticed to the printing trade, he published the Christian Witness and Temperance Banner. In 1843 he undertook the duties of editor of the Christian Freeman, at Hartford. From 1849 to 1855 he was agent of the New York State Temperance Society; and from 1855 to 1870 Harbour Master at New York. Died at Brooklyn, March 18, 1871. His poetical pieces and hymns were contributed to various periodicals and journals. Many of these were collected and published as Poems, Phila. in 1841. This… Go to person page >

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First Line: The brightening dawn and voiceful day
Author: William H. Burleigh

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In Excelsis: hymns with tunes for Christian worship #86Page Scan
The Day School Hymn Book. New and enl. ed. #d113
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