The True Peace. Words by Adelaide Anne Procter. Music by Olinthus R. Barnicott, LL.D. From the Forthcoming Musical Edition of "Worship-Song."[On verso:] With the wish that this Peace may be yours in the Christmastide of 1904, and the New Year, 1905, from W. Garrett and Mary Horder. The Manse, Ealing.
Rare Engraved letter press and music manuscript. Booklet of four sides.195 x 132mm. 7¾ x 5¾".
Adelaide Anne Procter (1825-1864) was an English poet and philanthropist. She fought for womens employment and was actively involved with feminist groups and journals. Many of her poems were made into hymns or otherwise set to music. This particular poem "the Peace of God," was set to music by Rev.d Olinthus Roberts Barnicott who studied at St John's College, and went ont to be Curate of Preston, Sussex. He became Chaplain of Cottesmore School, Brighton; and Pembroke Lodge, Worthing, Sussex.
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