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Hoit, William Henry, 1813-1883



  • Existence: 1813 - 1883

Rev. William Henry Hoyt was born at Sandwich, N. H., January 8, 1813. He was graduated at Dartmouth College in 1831, and was afterwards for several years rector of St. Luke's Episcopal Church, at St. Albans, Vt. He became a convert to the Roman Catholic faith, after which he studied law and was admitted to the bar. He removed to New York city about 1868, and after the death of his wife, in January, 1875, he entered the Catholic priesthood and was ordained by Archbishop Corrigan in May, 1877. He devoted the remaining years of his life to the arduous duties of the priesthood until his death, which occurred December 11, 1883.

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William Henry Hoit letters

Mss 828620.1
Identifier: Mss 828620.1
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