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Watts, Isaac, 1674-1748



  • Existence: 1674 - 1748

Isaac Watts (17 July 1674 – 25 November 1748) was an English Christian minister (Congregational), hymn writer, theologian, and logician. He was a prolific and popular hymn writer and is credited with some 750 hymns. He is recognized as the "Godfather of English Hymnody"; many of his hymns remain in use today and have been translated into numerous languages

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Daniel Dana letter

Mss 814519
Identifier: Mss 814519
Scope and Contents Three page letter from Daniel Dana of Newburyport, Massachusetts to an unidentified recipient, informing him that he is sending him a copy of Dr. Watts "Preservation from the sins and follies of childhood and youth." Printed copy in same location.