I thank the Lord my maker

Author: Thomas MacKellar

Mackellar, Thomas, was born in New York, Aug. 12, 1812. At the age of 14 he entered the printing establishment of Harper Brothers. In 1833 he removed to Philadelphia and joined the type-foundry firm of Johnson & Smith, as proof reader. He subsequently became a foreman, and then a partner in that firm, which has been known from 1860 as Mackellar, Smiths, and Jordan, type-founders of Philadelphia. His publications include The American Printer, 1866, a prose work, and the following in verse:— (1) Droppings from the Heart, 1844; (2) Tam's Fortnight Ramble, 1847; (3) Lines for the Gentle and Loving, 1853; (4) Rhymes Atween Times, 1872. The last contains some of his hymns. (5) Hymns and a few Metrical Psalms, Phila. 1883 (71 hymns, 3 psalms… Go to person page >

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First Line: I thank the Lord my maker
Author: Thomas MacKellar

Tune

WEBB

George J. Webb (b. Rushmore Lodge, near Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, 1803; d. Orange, NJ, 1887) composed WEBB (also known as MORNING LIGHT) on a voyage from England to the United States. The tune was published in The Odeon, a collection of secular music compiled by Webb and Lowell Mason (PHH 96) i…

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Christian Hymnal, a Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs Suitable for Use in Public Worship #d211
Church and Sunday School Hymnal, a Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs ... [with Deutscher Anhang] #302Image
Church Hymnal, Mennonite: a Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs ... 1st ed. [with Deutscher Anhang] #578
Church Hymnal, Mennonite: a Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs. 7th ed. #d231
Hymns and a Few Metrical Psalms (2nd ed.) #69Image
Hymns and Tunes: for Public and Private Worship, and Sunday Schools #426Image
Hymns for Schools and Families #d232
Hymns for Schools and Families, Specailly Designed for the Children of the Church #556Image
Hymns of The Voice of Praise #d108
Junior Hymns #d54
Spiritual Songs and Hymns, for Use in All Gospel Services #d228
The Christian Hymnary. Bks. 1-4 #d311
The Voice of Praise #d108



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