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Christopher Newman Hall (1816–1902)

Hall, Christopher Newman. An English clergyman and religious writer; born at Maidstone, May 22, 1816; died in London, Feb. 18, 1902. He was a staunch friend of the Northern cause during the Civil War, and afterwards made two tours in the United States to allay the feeling against Great Britain. Of his religious writings a devotional treatise, ‘Come to Jesus,’ is the best known, having had a circulation of 3,000,000 in twenty languages. He also wrote: ‘Antidote to Fear’; ‘Homeward Bound’; ‘Land of the Forum and Vatican’ (1854); ‘Pilgrim Songs in Cloud and Sunshine’ (1871); ‘Gethsemane.’