Where'er the Lord shall build my house

Where'er the Lord shall build my house

Author: Elizabeth Scott
Tune: LONGWORTH (Gilbert)
Published in 23 hymnals

Author: Elizabeth Scott

Scott, Elizabeth, daughter of the Rev. Thomas Scott, Independent Minister at Norwich, and sister of Thomas Scott, noted below, was born at Norwich about 1708. In 1751 she was married to Elisha Williams, who had been from 1726 to 1739 Rector of Yale College, U.S.A., and with him she proceeded to Connecticut. On the death of Mr. Williams she was married to the Hon. William Smith, of New York, who also predeceased her. She died at Wethersfield, Connecticut, June 13th, 1776. In connection with Miss Scott's hymns we are acquainted directly and indirectly with four manuscripts, each of which is interesting in itself. These are as follows:— i. The first manuscript is in the library of Yale College, New Haven, Connecticut. Mr. Franklin Bowditch… Go to person page >

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First Line: Where'er the Lord shall build my house
Author: Elizabeth Scott
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns #546

A Selection of Hymns, from the Best Authors, Designed as a Supplement to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns #d731

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A Selection of Sacred Poetry #546

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A Selection of Sacred Poetry #546

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Church Harmonies #914

Family Hymns #d280

Family Singing Book. Rev ed. with Supplement #d324

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Hymns for Christian Devotion #926

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Hymns for Christian Devotion #926

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Hymns for Christian Melody #550

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Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #409

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Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #409

Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d801

Seamen's Devotional Assistant and Mariners' Hymns (American Seamen's Friend Society) #d576

The Baptist Hymn Book, in Two Parts #d622

The Family Choir #d49

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The Gospel Psalmist #613

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The Psalmody #1017

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