Thy bounties, gracious God

Thy bounties, gracious God

Author: Elizabeth Scott
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1. Thy bounties, gracious Lord,
With gratitude we own;
We bless Thy providential grace,
Which show’rs its blessings down.

2. With joy the people bring
Their offerings round Thy throne;
With thankful souls, behold, we pay
A tribute of Thine own.

3. O may this sacrifice
To Thee, the Lord, ascend,
An odor of sweet perfume,
Presented by His hand.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #6510

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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Author: Elizabeth Scott



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