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When, O my Jesus! Saviour, when

When, O my Jesus! Saviour, when

Author: W. P.
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: W. P.

Parkinson, William, born in Frederick County, Maryland, Nov. 8, 1774, entered the Baptist ministry in 1798, was for some time Congress Chaplain, then pastor in New York City, &c. He died March 9, 1848. He published A Selection of Hymns and Sacred Songs, 1809 (known as Parkinson's Collection), and to it contributed 9 hymns (List in Burrage). Of these “Come, dear brethren in the Saviour" (Prayer Meeting) is still in common use. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)  Go to person page >

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Author: W. P.