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William Augustus Muhlenberg (1796–1877)

Muhlenberg, William Augustus. An American Episcopal clergyman and miscellaneous writer; born in Philadelphia, Sept. 16, 1796; died in New York, April 8, 1877. From 1846 to 1877 he was rector of the Church of the Holy Communion, New York. His time was largely given to educational work and the amelioration of the condition of the poor. Among his writings are: ‘St. Johnland: Ideal and Actual’ (1867); ‘Christ and the Bible’ (1869); and ‘I Would Not Live Alway,’ the story of the hymn (1871).