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How sweet to think that all who love (Hannah M. Whittemore)
Hannah M. Whittemore was the sister of the Rev. William M. Whittemore, Rector of the Parish of St. Katherine Cree in London. The tune, "Brighton," is by Alexander R. Reinagle, Organist of St. Peter-in-the-East, Oxford. It was commissioned by the Rev. Peter Maurice, D.D., Chaplain of New College, Oxford for his Choral Harmony: A Collection of Tunes in Short-Score for Four Voices (1854).

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Parish Church of St. Katherine Cree, Leadenhall Street, London. The church was rebuilt in 1628-30 in a hybrid Gothic-Classical style and was possibly designed by Inigo Jones. It was consecrated by Archbishop William Laud in 1631. There is a fine organ built 1686 by "Father" Bernard Smith, which was played by such famous organists as Purcell, Handel and Boyce.
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