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"Peace upon earth," the angels sang (Julia Mathews)
Not much is known of Julia A. Mathews, the author of this text, except that she was the daughter of the Rev. James McFarlane Mathews, D.D. (1785-1870), first Chancellor of New York University, and also wrote a number of children's books. The composer of the tune, the Rev. Robert Lowry, D.D. was a Baptist Minister who became Chancellor of the University of Lewisburg in Pennsylvania, now Bucknell University.

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The Rev. Robert Lowry, D.D. (1826-1899)
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