Leeson, Jane Elizabeth, an English lady
hymn writer, born in 1807, and author of
the following volumes: Hymns and Scenes
of Childhood, 1842; Songs of Christian
Chivalry, 1848; The Child's Book of Ballads,
1849; Paraphrases and Hymns for
Congregational Singing, 1853. Miss Leeson
had rare gifts in writing for children.
She died in 1882. It is hoped that we may
obtain additional facts concerning her life
to add to this meager sketch, which embodies
all that is at present known of her.
|Saviour, teach me day by day