Hall, Jane E., of Battleborough, Vermont, has in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs and Solos, 18S1, under the initials "J. E. H.," (1) "The love that Jesus had for me" (Love of Jesus); (2) "We shall have a new name in that land" (The New Name). The music in Sankey to these hymns is also by the same person.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)
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SAGINA, by Thomas Campbell (b. Sheffield, England, 1777; d. England [?], 1844), is almost universally associated with "And Can It Be." Little is known of Campbell other than his publication The Bouquet (1825), in which each of twenty-three tunes has a horticultural name. SAGINA borrows its name from…
Display Title: More Than Tongue Can TellFirst Line: The love that Jesus had for meTune Title: [The love that Jesus had for me]Author: Jonathan E. HallSource: The Crowning Triumph, by George C. Hugg (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: F. A. North & Company, 1879)