The well is a flow from a life-giving spring

The well is a flow from a life-giving spring

Author: John P. Ellis
Tune: [The well is a flow from a life-giving spring]
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Author: John P. Ellis

John P Ellis USA 1820-1896. A life-long resident of Flushing, Queens, NY, he was active in his community as a civic leader and speaker, militia captain (police justice officer and member of the Union Riflemen in 1839). In 1848 the newspaper “Family Companion” relates a presentation to him of a fine sword and epaulettes given him by fellow unit members. He was an inventor, having held two patents for window sash locks and a waterproof safe. He was also a poet and hymnist. His poetry was first published in the early 1840s and hymns in 1850. John Perry  Go to person page >

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First Line: The well is a flow from a life-giving spring
Author: John P. Ellis
Refrain First Line: Then traveler drink at the o'erflowing brink
Copyright: Public Domain

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