Derek McAuley, the Chief Officer of the General Assembly of Unitarian and Free Christian Churches, in Great Britain, cites an article in the current
— Derek McAuley (@Derekunit) December 11, 2015
— Scott Wells ن (@bitb) December 11, 2015
So, it would be interesting to see if there is any earlier citation. It would also be interesting if the poetry of the carol compares with one of the known Univeralist poets in The Myrtle…
That said, the temperance songs on the next page are fun, if not so evergreen. Here’s the first three (of nine) stanzas of one.