1778-1865

August 1778, Larne, Antrim, Ireland.

October 16, 1865, Dublin, Ireland.

Harold’s Cross Cemetery, Dublin, Ireland.

Son of a naval surgeon, Hamilton lost his father (who had just opened a practice in Ballyclare) in infancy. He was educated for the ministry at the University of Glasgow. In 1793, he became pastor of the Second Presbyterian Church in Belfast, and in 1816, of the Strand Street Church in Dublin. His works include:

  1. Come, Let Us Sound Her Praise Abroad
  2. Father, I May Not Ask for Less
  3. Give Thanks to God the Lord
  4. O Had I the Wings of a Dove
  5. One Cup of Healing Oil and Wine
  6. Voice from the Desert, A

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