Born: January 17, 1814, Brookfield, New York.
Died: March 22, 1892, Mill Grove, New York.
Buried: West Ridgeway Cemetery, Medina, New York.
Cottrell was known as a writer, poet and minister. A member of the Seventh-day Adventists, he served for a time on the editorial committee of The Review and Herald in Battle Creek, Michigan. As of 1857, he was living in Mill Grove, New York.
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PRECIOUS LORD, the tune Thomas Dorsey used for his most beloved hymn, "Precious Lord, take my hand", is an adaptation of MAITLAND. Sometimes Dorsey is shown as the composer, sometimes as the arranger or adapter of Allen's composition. MAITLAND is often attributed to Allen, but the earliest known sou…
Display Title: The Wonders of Redeeming LoveFirst Line: The wonders of redeeming loveTune Title: MAITLANDAuthor: Roswell F. Cottrell, 1814-1892Meter: CMSource: Hymns for Use in Divine Worship (Battle Creek, Michigan: Review & Herald, 1886)