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DISTRICT OF MASSACHUSETTS,'To wir:
DISTRIOT CLERK'S OFFICE.
BE IT REMEMBERED, that on the sixteenth day * L. S. * of November, A. D. 1818, and in the forty-third year of
* the Independence of the United States of America, ***
** JAMES M. WINCHELL, of the said District, has de. posited in this office the title of a Book, the right whereof he clailus as Proprietur, in the words following, to wit:
“ An Arrangeinent of the Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs of the Rev. Isaac Watts, D. D. To which are added, Indexes, very much enlarged and iuproved, to facilitate the use of the whole in finding Pia ing or Hymns suited to partieujar subjects or occasions. By JAMES M. WINCHELL, A. M. Pastor of the First Baptist Church in Boston."
In conformity to the act of the Congress of the United States, entitled,
in Act for the Encouragement of Learning, by securing the Copies of'Maps, Charts and Books, to the Authors and Proprietors of such Copies, during the times therein mentioned;" and also to an Act, entitled, “An Lct supplementary to an Act, entitied, An Act for the Encouragement vi Learning, by securing the Cojács of Maps, Charts and Books, to the Tuthors and Propri tors of such Topics, during the times therein men. jioned ; and extending the Bunetits thereof to the Arts of Designing, En graving and Elchig Historical, and other Prints."
INO. W. DAVIS, Clerk of the District
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W343 TO THOSE WHO USE THIS ARRANGEMENT.
'The first number, is the number of the Arrangement, opposite to which is
C. M.in Watts. St. Anns, and Abridge, the names of tunes in which it may
A Psalm or Hymn suited to a particular subject
may be found
sively, it will be necessary to mention the number of the Arrangement only.
2. Where the common edition of Watts is principally used, the number of
3, Where the Arrangement and the common editions are used promiscu-
ously, it will be necessary to mention the numbers of both in the following
139th Psalm 1st Part. L. M. being the 40th of the Arrangement.
35th Hymu 2d Book C, M. 213th of the Arrangement.
By a carefui observance of the above directions, all confusion or inconvent
THE Psalms and Hymns of the Rev. Dr. Watts are so generally esteemed and so exten-
sively circulated, that any apology is deemed unnecessary for this attempt to facilitate
Dr. Watts, himself, seems to have justified the principle of an arrangement, by following
It is even conjectured, by many, that Dr. Watts would have followed this plan through
With regard to the interspersion of the Psalms among the Hymns, it is only necessary to
It inay not be improper to observe here, that great care has been taken to preserve the
It ought also to be distinctly noticed, that the number of each Psalm and Hymn in the com-
The tunes named over each Psalm and Hymn, are such as have received the approbation of
The advantages which Ministers and private Christians may derive from this Arrangement;
• JAMES M. WINCHELL..
2. This Table gives the numerical order of the former Editions, and the
Thus, 1st Psalm, C. M. is 380, that is,
380 of the Arrangement;