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Ray Palmer (1808–1887)

Palmer, Ray. An American clergyman and hymn-writer; born at Little Compton, RI, Nov. 12, 1808; died at Newark, NJ, March 29, 1887. He was pastor of Congregational churches in Bath, ME, and Albany, NY, and secretary of the Congregational Union 1866–78. His best-known hymn is ‘My Faith Looks Up to Thee,’ which has been translated into twenty languages. He published: ‘Spiritual Improvement’ (1839); ‘Hymns and Sacred Pieces’ (1865); ‘Hymns of my Holy Hours’ (1866).