January 1, 1791, New Haven, Connecticut.

January 31, 1871, New Haven, Connecticut.

Fitch graduated from Yale College in 1810, and was a Professor of Divinity there (1817–63). With Leonard Bacon and others, he compiled the Connecticut Congregational Psalms & Hymns for Christian Use and Worship in 1845, contributing to it three psalm versions and three hymns.

  1. By Vows of Love Together Bound
  2. God of Peace, Who from the Dead, The
  3. Lord, at This Closing Hour
  4. Blest Is the Man Whose Liberal Heart
  5. Friends of God in Every Land
  6. Lord, at This Closing Hour
  7. Plead, O God, My Cause
  8. To God, the Only Wise