John Byrom or John Byrom of Kersal or John Byrom of Manchester FRS was an English poet and inventor of a revolutionary system of shorthand. He is also remembered as the writer of the lyrics of Anglican hymn 'Christians Awake, salute the happy morn'. Wikipedia*
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John Byrom has one video in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2013 House Committee.