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William C. Buck
Early Kentucky Baptist Pastor and Leader
By J. H. Spencer

Elder William Calmes Buck
By J. L. Walker and C. P. Lumpkin

"Life of W. C. Buck"
Kentucky Baptist Heritage Journal, 1979

Elder W. C. Buck
Pastor of the Baptist Church
Columbus, Mississippi
Southern Baptist Review and Eclectic , 1858

Confession - A Fundamental Doctrine of the Gospel Economy
By Wm. C. Buck

Brief History of Infant Baptism
By W. C. Buck, Columbus, Miss
The Christian Repository 1856

Long Run Baptist Association (KY)
Circular Letter, 1838
A Historical Review and Exhortation to Baptists
By Wm. C. Buck

A Review of
A Brief Defense of the Antiquity, History
and Practice of the Baptists

By William Calmes Buck

A Tale of Two Baptist Preachers:
W.C. Buck, J.M. Pendleton and Slavery in Antebellum Kentucky

By Ben Stratton

     "The Baptist Hymn Book; Original and Selected. In two Parts. By W. C. Buck, Pastor of the East Baptist church, Louisville, Ky.," was published in Louisville, in 1842. The first part contained eight hundred and sixty-eight "Hymns," and the second part about two hundred " Songs." Within two years, about ten thousand copies of this hymn book were sold, chiefly in the states of the Mississippi valley, and in 1844, a new "carefully revised and stereotyped edition," appeared "with a few choice hymns added to the second part," making the number two hundred and eleven. In this enlarged form, "The Baptist Hymn Book" long held a place in the Baptist churches of the Middle, Western and Southern States.

[From Baptist Hymn Writers and Their Hymns, by Henry Sweetser Burrage, 1888, p. 657. Scanned and formatted by Jim Duvall.]

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