Birth: 1850, USA
Death: Sep., 1909
Flora Lydia (Best) Harris was the daughter of Dr. David and Elizabeth (Lockart) Best. She was the 1st wife of Rev. Bishop Merriman Colbert Harris. He was a minister in the Pittsburgh Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church. She was a writer and wrote on Japanese themes. In 1891 she translated the 10th century classic 'Tosa Niki' ('Diary or Log of a Journey From Tosa to Kyoto').
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Display Title: The New Song (Best)First Line: There are songs of joy that I loved to singTune Title: [There are songs of joy that I loved to sing]Author: Flora L. BestSource: Garlands of Praise, by Asa Hull (New York: Daniel Knowles, 1874)