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O the Beautiful Treasure

This hymn, sometimes called "The Beautiful Treasures of Heaven", is attributed as a Shaker gift song, 1849.   There are a number of variations in the arrangement and pattern / repetitions of the first line in each verse.

As a Shaker song, today it would be performed as a unison song, likely unaccompanied.   However a number of choral arrangements and have been created more recently - some of these are linked below.

Recent hymn-books which it has been published in include:
although it is very likely to have been included in earlier Shaker collections as well.