Anthology of the American Hymn-Tune Repertory
Tune name: New Britain (See my website on tunes for "Amazing Grace.")
First appearance: Shaw & Spilman, Columbian Harmony, Cincinati 1829
Source of this image: William Walker, The Southern Harmony, Philadelphia 1847 (This tune and the familiar text first appeared together in The Southern Harmony, 1835)
Melody in the middle part. The melody (tenor) and treble parts are doubled at the octave in the MIDI recording.