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J. H. Hanaford

Short Name: J. H. Hanaford
Full Name: Hanaford, J. H., 1819-
Birth Year: 1819

Hanaford, J. H., M.D., born in New Hampton, New Hampshire, Jan. 27, 1819, and educated for the medical profession. He arranged the first edition of Phineas Stowe's Ocean Melodies, 1848, and for it he composed 19 hymns. Some of these are signed "J. H. H.," and others "J. H. Hanaford." One on Setting Sail, "Great God, at Thy command," is specially good for its purpose.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)


Texts by J. H. Hanaford (25)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
A cheering ray of hope has gleamedJ. H. H. (Author)1
A hardy marinerJ. H. H. (Author)1
A wail comes o'er the wave, And speaks of sighingJ. H. H. (Author)7
Bear, O bear the blessed gospelJ. H. H. (Author)1
Behold that humble, trusting bandJ. H. H. (Author)1
Behold that stately shipJ. H. H. (Author)1
Cast thy bread upon the waters Thinking not 'tis thrown awayJ. H. Hanaford (Author)English12
Dark and fearful clouds appearingJ. H. H. (Author)1
Far, far from childhood's homeJ. H. Hanaford (Author)2
Great God, at Thy commandJ. H. H. (Author)English1
Great God, eternal KingJ. H. H. (Author)1
Hardy seamen, listen gladlyJ. H. H. (Author)1
I have sailed on the raging mainJ. H. H. (Author)1
I love my bible--precious boonJ. H. H. (Author)2
In life's gay morn let children learnJ. H. Hanaford (Author)7
In life's gay morn when all is brightJ. H. Hanaford (Author)2
Mother, Mother, I must leave thee, Far o'er ocean's billowJ. H. H. (Author)1
O'er raging waves, thou mighty GodJ. H. H. (Author)1
"One thing have I desired," The Hebrew Psalmist saidMrs. J. H. Hanaford (Author)1
Our fathers fought in days gone byJ. H. Hanaford (Author)2
Our God hath been our faithful FriendJ. H. H. (Author)1
Our God we bow before thy throneJ. H. H. (Author)1
Sailor lift up thy voiceJ. H. H. (Author)1
When launched upon the briny tideJ. H. H. (Author)2
When o'er the restless deepJ. H. H. (Author)1
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