April 9, 1813, Edinburgh, Scotland.

September 7, 1897, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Greyfriars Kirkyard, Edinburgh, Scotland.

H. L. L. (Hymns from the Land of Luther)

Borthwick belonged to the Free Church of Scotland. In 1855, she and her sister Sarah Findlater co-produced a book of translations of German hymns titled Hymns from the Land of Luther (1854, 1855, 1858 & 1862). In 1875, while living in Switzerland, she produced another book of translations called Alpine Lyrics. Borthwick was also active with the Edinburgh House of Refuge, the Moravian Mission in Labrador, and other mission work. She never married. Her other works include:

  1. And Is the Time Approaching?
  2. Come, Labor On
  3. Hasten the Time Appointed
  4. Rest, Weary Soul
  5. Thou Knowest, Lord
  1. Be Still, My Soul
  2. Hallelujah! Fairest Morning
  3. Hallelujah! Jesus Lives!
  4. Jesus, Still Lead On
  5. Long Hast Thou Wept and Sorrowed
  6. Lord, Remove the Veil Away
  7. How Blessed, from the Bonds of Sin
  8. My Jesus, as Thou Wilt

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