Short Titles and Abbreviations

Below are short titles and abbreviations used on this site for publications by John and Charles Wesley.

Poetry and Hymn Collections

All in All Hymns for Those to Whom Christ is All in All, 1761.
Answer to Gill An Answer to … Gill …[on] Perseverance of the Saints. 1754.
Ascension Hymns Hymns for Ascension Day, 1746.
CPH (1737) A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, 1737.
CPH (1738) A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, 1738.
CPH (1741) A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, 1741.
CPH (1743) Collection of Psalms and Hymns, (1743; 2nd edn. of 1741).
CPH (1744) Collection of Psalms and Hymns, (1744; 3rd edn. of 1741).
CPH (1784) A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for the Lord’s Day, 1784.
Earthquake Hymns Hymns occasioned by the Earthquake, 1750.
Family Hymns Hymns for the Use of Families, 1767.
Fast Day Hymns Hymns for the Nation and for the Fast Day, 8 Feb. 1782.
Festival Hymns Hymns on the Great Festivals, 1746.
Gloria Patri Gloria Patri; or Hymns on the Trinity, 1746.
Graces Graces Before and After Meat, 1746.
HLS Hymns on the Lord’s Supper, 1745.
HSP (1739) Hymns and Sacred Poems, 1739.
HSP (1740) Hymns and Sacred Poems, 1740.
HSP (1742) Hymns and Sacred Poems, 1742.
HSP (1749) Hymns and Sacred Poems, 1749.
HSS Hymns and Spiritual Songs, 1753.
HTT Hymns for Times of Trouble, 1744.
HTTP Hymns for Times of Trouble and Persecution, 1744.
Hymns (1780) Collection of Hymns for the use of the People Called Methodists, 1780.
Intercession Hymns (1758) Hymns of Intercession for all Mankind, 1758.
Intercession Hymns (1759) Hymns of Intercession for the Kingdom of England, 1759.
Invasion Hymns Hymns on the Expected Invasion, 1759.
MSP A Collection of Moral and Sacred Poems, 1744.
Nativity Hymns Hymns for the Nativity of our Lord, 1745.
New Year’s Hymns Hymns for New Year’s Day 1750, [1749].
Redemption Hymns Hymns for those that seek and those that have Redemption, 1747.
Resurrection Hymns Hymns for Our Lord’s Resurrection, 1746.
Scripture Hymns (1762) Short Hymns on Select Passages of the Holy Scriptures, 1762.
Select Hymns (1761) Select Hymns, with Tunes Annext, 1761.
Thanksgiving Hymns (1746) Hymns for the Public Thanksgiving Day, Oct. 9, 1746.
Thanksgiving Hymns (1759) Hymns to be Used on the Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 29, 1759.
Trinity Hymns Hymns on the Trinity, 1767.
Tumult Hymns Hymns Written in the Time of the Tumults, 1780.
Whitsunday Hymns Hymns of Petition & Thanksgiving for the Promise of the Father, 1746.
Watchnight Hymns Hymns for the Watchnight, 1750.

Other Primary Publications

Charles Wesley
MS Journal The Manuscript Journal of the Rev. Charles Wesley, M.A. 2 vols. Edited by S T Kimbrough, Jr. & Kenneth G. C. Newport. Nashville: Kingswood Books, 2008.
John Wesley
Journal See vols. 18–24 of Works.
Works The Works of John Wesley: The Bicentennial Edition. Editor in Chief, Frank Baker. Nashville: Abingdon, 1984–.

Secondary Collections

Poetical Works George Osborn, ed. The Poetical Works of John and Charles Wesley. 13 vols. London: Wesleyan-Methodist Conference, 1868–72.
Representative Verse Frank Baker. Representative Verse of Charles Wesley. London: Epworth,1962.
Unpublished Poetry S T Kimbrough Jr. & Oliver A. Beckerlegge, eds. The Unpublished Poetry of Charles Wesley. 3 vols. Nashville: Kingswood Books, 1988–92.