I long to be there

In the midst of temptation, and sorrow, and strife

Author: C. T. Catlin
Published in 17 hymnals

Author: C. T. Catlin

Charles Titus Catlin was born on March 12, 1821 near Fort Ann, New York. He was the oldest of five children of Leonard and Lucinda Catlin. His family moved from the Fort Ann, New York area to West Troy, New York between 1830 and 1835. According to family oral tradition Leonard Catlin operated a canal boat business and Charles worked as a canal boat pilot. While Charles traveled the Erie Canal, he wrote many poems with deeply religious themes. His earliest extant poem dates to 1838. His poetry infers that he was well educated and according to family oral tradition could read Greek as easily as we read English. On March 27, 1842, Charles Titus Catlin married Jane A. Morrison and had three children with her by 1848. By early 1847 Ch… Go to person page >

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First Line: In the midst of temptation, and sorrow, and strife
Title: I long to be there
Author: C. T. Catlin



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