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RATEFUL acknowledgment is made, for permission to use their original hymns, to Rev. Seth C. Beach, Rev. John W. Chadwick, Rev. Octavius B. Frothingham, Rev. Washington Gladden, Col. Thomas W. Higginson, Rev. Frederick L. Hosmer, Miss Charlotte M. Packard, Rev. Minot J. Savage, Miss Eliza Scudder, Rev. Samuel F. Smith, and Rev. Theodore C. Williams: and, for permission to use copyrighted hymns, to the Misses Very for two hymns by Jones Very; to Messrs. Houghton, Mifflin & Co. for the hymns of Samuel Longfellow, Samuel Johnson, Oliver Wendell Holmes, John Greenleaf Whittier, Ralph Waldo Emerson, James Russell Lowell, Alice Cary, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Caroline A. Mason, William H. Burleigh, William H. Furness, and a hymn from Hymns of the Spirit; to Messrs. D. Appleton & Co. for a hymn by William Cullen Bryant; to Messrs. G. P. Putnam's Sons for a sonnet by Theodore Parker; to Messrs. Roberts Brothers for the hymn by Nathaniel Langdon Frothingham; and to Messrs. E. P. Dutton & Co. for the hymn by Phillips Brooks.
Grateful acknowledgment is made, for permission to use their original tunes, to Professor Horatio W. Parker for "Parker;" to Rev. John S. B. Hodges for "Matins; to Dr. Walter B. Gilbert for " Gilberts" and "Maidstone;" to the "Editors of the Tucker Hymnal" for permission to use the tunes "Rest," "Grace Church," "Sears," and "All Saints; to the Oliver Ditson Co. for the tune "Bethany;" to The Outlook Co. for "Armstrong;" and to Rev. Charles L. Hutchins for valuable advice and assistance in the adaptation of tunes. In the preparation of the biographical indexes free use has been made of Julian's Dictionary of Hymnology, of Love's Scottish Church Music, and of the notes to the Church Hymnal by permission of the General Synod of the Church of Ireland, the Church of England Psalmody, and the Chorale Book for England. To Mr. James Warrington, of Philadelphia, especial thanks are due for his kindness in putting his valuable library of books on Psalmody at the service of the University, and for revising, for this edition, the Index of Composers.