Early 20th Century

We have little data on Lee, except that he was a minister (the cover of his book Lasting Hymns labels him a Pastor Evangelist). His works include:

Note: It is somewhat unusual to see a song book published simultaneously in three cities, so perhaps Lee had church or family connections to these locations.

  1. After the Battles of Earth Are O’er
  2. Are You in the Lord Abiding?
  3. Be a Little Sunbeam Along Life’s Way
  4. Beautiful Mansion, O So Fair
  5. Better Home Awaits Me There, A
  6. Beyond This Sphere Where Mortals Tread
  7. Bright and Firm in What You Do
  8. Brother, Look Well to Your Mission Below
  9. Come and Join Us in the Service
  10. Deal Gently, Lord, with Me Today
  11. Fear Not, My Soul
  12. He Dwells with Me in Passing Years
  13. He Is Swifter Than the Swiftest
  14. Hear the Savior Gently Calling
  15. Hear Ye His Loving, Tender Voice
  16. Heaven Will Be the Best of All
  17. How Often in Life’s Journey Here Below
  18. I Am Longing for the Coming of the Morning
  19. I Belong to the Savior Today
  20. I Feel That I Am Homeward Bound
  21. I Have Found a Friend Indeed
  22. I Often Think Where Loved Ones Go
  23. I Shall Some Day Cross the River
  24. I Soon and Forever Shall Be Crossing
  25. I’ll Be with My Savior Over There
  26. I’ll Try to Do Good in the World
  27. In Jesus My Hope Is Secure
  28. In the Morning, Over Yonder
  29. In the Preaching and the Pleading
  30. I’ve Had a Glimpse of Jesus Today
  31. Jesus, My Savior, Friend and Guide
  32. Just a Little Sunshine
  33. Let Your Light So Shine
  34. Live for Jesus
  35. Lord Supplies My Daily Need, The
  36. My Savior Knows Where I Should Go
  37. My Sins Were So Great
  38. No More Sickness, Death and Pain
  39. O Come to the Cross and Behold the Dear Lamb
  40. O I Often Think Today
  41. O I Was Saved Through Mother’s Prayer
  42. O Praise His Holy Name
  43. O Sinner, Hear the Invitation
  44. O Teach Me Lord Thy Will to Know
  45. O Tell of the Savior, His Wonderful Love
  46. O the Loved Ones Who Have Left Us
  47. O Weary One in Tent of Clay
  48. O What a Meeting That Will Be
  49. One of These Days Our Troubles Will Cease
  50. Open Wide the Bolted Door
  51. Our Lord Gave His Life and His Orders
  52. Our Race Will Soon Be Run
  53. Over the Billows and Over the Sea
  54. Savior’s with Me Now Today, The
  55. Seeking the Lost, He Is Seeking Today
  56. Some Day I Will in Glory Wake
  57. Some Day, Some Time, I Know Not When
  58. Some Happy Day, Some Better Time
  59. Sometimes, When Clouds Before Thee Rise
  60. Story That Never Grows Old, The
  61. There Is a Home in Heaven Above Where All
  62. There Is a Land That’s Always Bright and Fair
  63. There Is a Land Without a Storm
  64. There Is a Savior That’s Waiting for Thee
  65. There Is Joy in the Thought of a Mansion Above
  66. There Was a Time I Had No Hope
  67. There’ll Be Rejoicing in That Day
  68. There’s a Light That’s Shining Bright
  69. This Beautiful Morning We Must Go
  70. Triumphs of Our God, The
  71. To the Blue Grass Hills and Village Mills
  72. Up in That Land Where the Glorified Dwell
  73. Walk in Wisdom’s Path Today
  74. We Are Gliding Along Life’s Weary Way
  75. We Are Traveling Home Today
  76. We Know Not How Soon His Return Will Be
  77. We Shall Lay the Armor Down
  78. We Shall Meet the Loved Ones Yonder
  79. We’re on Our Way to Heaven Above
  80. What Shall We Do in Heaven Above
  81. When Does with Earth and Every Task
  82. When I Close My Earthly Pilgrimage
  83. When I Leave This Earthly Home
  84. When I Think of This World
  85. When in Affliction’s Valley
  86. When the Master Shall Call
  87. When We Reach Our Home Up There
  88. When We Reach That Peaceful Shore
  89. Why Should Mortals Doubt and Fear?
  90. With His Love Overflowing
  91. Wonderful Time, We Are Going to See