We come, we come, that have been held

We come, we come, that have been held

Author: John Pierpont
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: John Pierpont

Pierpont, John, son of James Pierpont, of Litchfield, Connecticut, was born at Litchfield, April 6, 1785, and educated at Yale College, where he graduated in 1804. After fulfilling engagements as a Tutor in New Haven, and in Charlestown, South Carolina, he was admitted to the Bar in 1812. Shortly after he retired and went into business, only to leave it also, and to pass on to Harvard College as a student in theology. In 1819 he succeeded Dr. Holley as the pastor of the Unitarian congregation in Hollis Street, Boston. At length his zeal against intemperance and slavery caused him to resign his charge in 1840 (see Lothrop's Proceedings of an Eccl. Council in the case of the Hollis Street Meeting and the Rev. J. Pierpont). At this date he pub… Go to person page >

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Author: John Pierpont

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Temperance Hymn Book and Minstrel #d125

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Temperance Hymn Book and Minstrel #109

The New Temperance Melodist ... for Temperance Organizations in the United States and Canada #d78

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