Hart, Abraham, 1810-1885

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American publisher born in Philadelphia. He was involved with two prominent publishing firms of his time, including Carey & Hart and, later, Hart & Baird. Served in many leadership positions in the Jewish charitable and educational societies of Philadelphia.

From the description of A. Hart letter to R. W. Griswold [manuscript] 1854 Jul 23. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 420463339

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creatorOf Dahlgren, John Adolphus Bernard, 1809-1870. Autograph letters signed (2) : Washington, to A. Hart in Philadelphia, 1853 Feb. 22 and May 12. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882. Letters to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1761-1904 (bulk 1820-1888) Houghton Library
creatorOf Coe, Richard, 1820-1873. Letter, ca. 1852 Oct., Penn Hospital for the Insane, to A[braham] Hart [manuscript]. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Hirst, Henry B. (Henry Beck), 1813-1874. Letters, 1850 Oct. 17 and undated, Philadelphia, Pa., to John Sartain, Philadelphia, Pa. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Darley, Felix Octavius Carr, 1822-1888. Felix Octavius Carr Darley letter to Abraham Hart, [manuscript], 1853 Jan 26. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Free Library of Philadelphia Collection of Literary Manuscripts, 1666-1990 Free Library of Philadelphia: Rare Book Department
creatorOf Hentz, Caroline Lee, 1800-1856. ALS, [1854 no day], Charlestown, Mass., to Abraham Hart, Philadelphia. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Binney, Horace, 1780-1875. Letter : to [Abraham?] Hart, 1843 Dec. 1. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Pierpont Morgan Library. [Contact repository for more information].
creatorOf Adams, James Truslow, 1878-1949. Barrett assorted authors collection, 1814-1947 University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Hillard, George Stillman, 1808-1879. George Stillman Hillard letters, 1840-1866. New-York Historical Society Library
creatorOf Clark, Lewis Gaylord, 1808-1873. Letters of Lewis Gaylord Clark [manuscript], 1834-1867. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Hart, Abraham, 1810-1885. Correspondence to Richard Penn Smith, 1837. University of Pennsylvania Library
creatorOf Willis, Nathaniel Parker, 1806-1867. Papers of Nathaniel Parker Willis, 1835-1866. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Sigourney, L. H. (Lydia Howard), 1791-1865. ALsS : Hartford, Conn., to her publishers, Philadelphia, 1836-1854. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Hart, Abraham, 1810-1885. A. Hart letter to R. W. Griswold [manuscript] 1854 Jul 23. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Historical Society Of Pennsylvania. Gratz Collection.
referencedIn Autograph File, H, 1584-1988. Houghton Library
creatorOf Willis, Nathaniel Parker, 1806-1867. Letters, 1832-1864. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Hart, Abraham, 1810-1885. Letter to Horace Howard Furness, 1871. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Binney, Horace, 1780-1875. Letter : to [Abraham?] Hart, 1843 Dec. 1. University of Chicago Library
creatorOf Willis, Nathaniel Parker, 1806-1867. N.P. Willis letters, poems, and carte-de-visite, 1831-1864. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Southworth, Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte, 1819-1899. Papers of Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte Southworth, 1852-1894. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Emerson family correspondence, ca. 1725-1900. Houghton Library
referencedIn Thomas Addis Emmet collection, 1483-1876 (bulk:1700-1800) New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Simms, William Gilmore, 1806-1870. ALsS : Woodland, near Midway, S.C., to his publishers, Philadelphia, 1840-1843. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Harvard, Gray Herbarium. Historic Letters.
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associatedWith Binney, Horace, 1780-1875. person
associatedWith Clark, Lewis Gaylord, 1808-1873. person
associatedWith Coe, Richard, 1820-1873. person
associatedWith Dahlgren, John Adolphus Bernard, 1809-1870. person
associatedWith Darley, Felix Octavius Carr, 1822-1888. person
associatedWith Emerson family. family
associatedWith Emmet, Thomas Addis person
associatedWith Free Library of Philadelphia. corporateBody
associatedWith Griswold, Rufus W. (Rufus Wilmot), 1815-1857, person
correspondedWith Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878 person
associatedWith Hentz, Caroline Lee, 1800-1856. person
associatedWith Hillard, George Stillman, 1808-1879. person
associatedWith Hirst, Henry B. (Henry Beck), 1813-1874. person
correspondedWith Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882 person
correspondedWith Morfit, Campbell person
associatedWith Sigourney, L. H. (Lydia Howard), 1791-1865. person
associatedWith Simms, William Gilmore, 1806-1870. person
associatedWith Southworth, Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte, 1819-1899. person
associatedWith Willis, Nathaniel Parker, 1806-1867. person
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Birth 1810-12-15

Death 1885-07-22

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