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Posted By: GUEST,Tim
21-Nov-10 - 05:32 AM
Thread Name: Origins: At Jacob's Well (a Stranger Sought)
Subject: RE: Origins: At Jacob's Well (a Stranger Sought)
The Hymn Tune Index records the tune as Knaresborough :

Based on the last section of a set piece, 'Advent', by James Leach, in LeacJCHTA, pp. 135–6
Leach, James (formerly of Rochdale). A Collection of Hymn Tunes and Anthems adapted for a full choir by the late Mr James Leach published for the benefit of his widow and children.
London: T. Preston, & to be had of the widow, at Manchester, [1798–].

Apparently it appeared with At Jacob's Well words in 1801 in

Beaumont, John. The New Harmonic Magazine.
London: John Jauncey, Islington, 1801.