Washington (Reubin Monday)
- Editor: Barry Johnston (submitted 2019-03-24). Score information: 7 x 10 inches (landscape), 1 page, 52 kB Copyright: Public Domain
- Edition notes: Notes in four-shape format, as originally published in 1818–1820.
First published: 1818 in The Virginia Sacred Musical Repository
2nd published: 1820 in Supplement to the Kentucky Harmony, Edition 1
Description: A folk hymn (Jackson 1953a, no. 52, David Music 1983). The tune first appeared in Boyd's The Virginia Sacred Musical Repository (1818), then in Supplement to the Kentucky Harmony (1820); and in Southern Harmony, p. 67 (1835 ff.) for three voices. The Sacred Harp, p. 147 (1844-1911) has a version in three parts in 1844; Monday's four-part version was restored in The Sacred Harp in 1911. The Hesperian Harp, p. 444 (1848) has Monday's four-part version.
Words by Joseph Hart, 1759, two stanzas; both stanzas were used in Monday's composition.
Original text and translations
Original text and translations may be found at Dismiss us with thy blessing, Lord (Joseph Hart).