When first the glorious light of truth

When first the glorious light of truth

Author: W. Clayton
Published in 7 hymnals

Author: W. Clayton

Born: Ju­ly 17, 1814, Pen­worth­am, Lan­ca­shire, Eng­land. Died: De­cem­ber 4, 1879, Salt Lake Ci­ty, Utah. Buried: Salt Lake Ci­ty, Utah. Clayton worked as a miss­ion­a­ry in Eng­land be­fore mov­ing to Amer­i­ca in 1840. He was ci­ty trea­sur­er in Nau­voo, Il­li­nois; clerk of the Nau­voo Tem­ple; mem­ber of the Nau­voo Brass Band; Jo­seph Smith’s pri­vate se­cre­ta­ry un­til 1844; and one of the group that moved to Utah with Mor­mon lead­er Brig­ham Young. He lat­er played se­cond vi­o­lin in the Salt Lake The­a­ter or­ches­tra. --www.hymntime.com/tch  Go to person page >

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First Line: When first the glorious light of truth
Author: W. Clayton

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Instances

Instances (1 - 7 of 7)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Hymns, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints #d283
Latter-Day Saint Hymns #d366
Sacred Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- Day Saints. 25th ed. #d350
Sacred Hymns and Spiritual Songs for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (20th ed.) #325Page Scan
Sacred Hymns and Spiritual Songs, for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. (14th ed.) #325Page Scan
The Saints' Harp #d1017
The Songs of Zion, a Collection of Choice Songs #d222
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