Mitchell, William, born at Chester, Connecticut, Dec. 19, 1793, educated at Yale College. entered the Congregational Ministry in 1825, and d. at Corpus Christi, Texas, Aug. 1, 1867. To Pt. i. of Joshua Leavitt's Christian Lyre, 1830-1, he contributed “Servants of the Living God" (Christian Warfare); and to Pt. ii. "Jesus, Thy love shall we forget" (The Love of Christ).
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)
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