Hart, Abraham, 1810-1885
- Existence: 1810 - 1885-
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
The collection contains a power of attorney for the firm of Carey & Hart, signed by Hart (1830); two letters to the firm on literary matters (1849, 1853); two loan certificates; and a letter from Thomas Carlyle to Hart in Philadelphia, discussing a royalty payment for Carlyle's miscellanie printed by Hart. Letter contains mention of Ralph Waldo Emerson.
The collection consists of cancelled city bonds issued to various individuals and groups in varying amounts and for varying terms. Of the total number, 25 bonds were issued to Jewish organizations, 12 to individuals positively identified as Jews, and the rest to individuals or organizations not identifiable as Jewish. The former are: Samuel Marx Etting, Elizabeth A. Gratz, Abraham Hart, Hannah Levy Florance and Washington Z. Florance for Abraham Minis and Maria Minis, E.A. Moses, Nathan Nathans, and Philip Nathans; Elim Lodge No. 36, Har Moriah Lodge No. 10, Har Nevoh Lodge No. 12, Har Sinai Lodge No. 8, and Isaac Leeser Lodge No. 109, I.O.B.B.; Ezra Lodge No. 7, United Order True Sisters of Israel; Jewish Foster Home Society; Jewish Hospital Association of Philadelphia; and the United Hebrew Beneficient Society, Philadelphia.