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A funeral hymn, [microform] / composed by that eminent servant of the most high God, the late Reverend and Renowned George Whitefield, Chaplain to the Right Hon. the Countess of Huntingdon, &c., &c. ; Who departed this life in full assurance of a better, on Lord's Day, the thirtieth of September, 1770 ... at Newbury-Port, in New-England.--This hymn was designed to have been sung over his corpse, by the orphans belonging to his tabernacle in London, had this great, pious, and learned man died there.

Author/Creator:
Wesley, Charles, 1707-1788.
Publication:
[Boston] : Sold at Green & Russell's, in Queen-Street., [1770?]
Format/Description:
Microformat
1 sheet ([1] p.) : ill. (relief cut)
Series:
Early American imprints. First series ; no. 42187.
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Form/Genre:
Broadsides.
Hymns.
Place of Publication:
United States Massachusetts Boston.
Notes:
Hymn in twelve numbered stanzas; first line: Ah! lovely appearance of death!
"Though the title of this hymn states that the author was George Whitefield, it was first printed in the first series of Charles Wesley's funeral hymns. ... See also Charles Wesley's 'Journal,' vol. 1, 1849, p. 379, for the occasion which inspired the poem."--Sabin, entry 102643.
Text in two columns within mourning borders; relief cut of a coffin at head.
Microfiche. [New York : Readex Microprint, 1985] 11 x 15 cm. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 42187).
Cited in:
Bristol B3288
Shipton & Mooney 42187
Ford, W.C. Broadsides, 1556
Contributor:
Whitefield, George, 1714-1770.
OCLC:
55827756