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TAs well and favorably known New York layman, whose portrait accompanies this sketch, was born in Stamford, Conn., in 1823. His ancestors belonged to the sturdy yeomanry developed in the early history of New England, which gave Connecticut its positive and energetic character. The family had physical and intellectual vigor, and a strong moral and religious sense. Mr. Hoyt is one of seven sons, of whom six survive; all but one weighing not far from two hundred pounds and averaging nearly six feet in height. He was apprenticed to the trade of tanner, and went into business for himself, in New York, before he was twenty-two years old. To his own business, which he understands from the rudiments to the most complex mechanical and the most far-reaching financial operation, he has steadfastly adhered, having been connected with the firm of Hoyt Brothers from its origin. In this business he has accumulated a large fortune, the result of integ. rity, fidelity, and legitimate manufacture of goods necessary to civilization. Large as his fortune is, if his gifts to the Church, the cause of education, the poor, to his friends, his country, and his native town were added to it, they would vastly increase, if they did not double, its volume.

The great event of his life was his conversion. Though trained Calvinistically he was converted under the preaching of “Father Oldin," when the convert was a boy and the preacher in the prime of life. Since that period he has been devoted to the Methodist Episcopal Church. For twenty-five years he has been superintendent of the Sunday-school; his place in the prayer-meeting is rarely vacant, and his voice in prayer and exhortation in revival services is heard with moral power among those who have known him from his childhood. His interest in Lay Representation is too well known to need more than mention.

Both the Church and the State have recognised and worthily honored his integrity and ability: the Church, by electing him a Lay Delegate of the General Conferences of 1872 and 1876; the State, by electing him for several successive terms as a member of its Senate.

Stained by no excesses in youth, by no moral irregularities in manhood; his wealth accumulated by no doubtful transactions; the same honest man in public and in private; he has just passed his sixtieth birthday in the esteem of his acquaintances and the affections of his friends.

He has been for many years a Director of the National Park Bank; and for a quarter of a century one of the Managers of the Missionary Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church. He has been the Treasurer and an active trustee of the Educational Fund from its origin in 1868.

J. M. B.



Abbey: Selections from the Poetry of Byron, Lord, The Real...

..Page 604
Robert Herrick.
Page 200 Calcutta Review....

Ainger: Charles Lamb..

203 Callaway: "Our Man of Macedonia,"
Alden: The Cruise of the Canoe Club... 001 His Needs and Our Duties...

Algerian Sahara, The..

147 Carroll: Twelve Americans, their Lives
Climate, severity of..
147 and Times..

Artesian wells necessary to success Chambers: Theological and Philosoph-
in constructing railroad...

148 ical Works of Hermes Trismegistus,
American Antiquarian and Oriental Jour- Christian Platonist


. 136, 355, 541, 728 Character-Building, Guides and Guards
American Catholic Quart. Rev.... 136, 550, 728

American Reviews

.136, 350, 541, 728 Cheever: God's Timepiece for Man's
Americans, Twelve, their Lives and Times 787 Eternity.

Horatio Seymour, and Judge Joshua Christ, Greatness of, and other Sermons. 172.
788 Christ, The Life of.

Fred. Douglas, and W. Allen, of Ohio. 789 Christian Philosophy Quarterly.

Andre, Saint, on the Algerian Sahara.. 147 Christian Quarterly Review... 137, 356
Andrew, James O., Bishop of the M. E. Christmas Tree, The..

Church, South, The Life and Letters of. 157 Church Lyceum: Neely and Warren, 403
Apostles' Creed, The....

496 Clarke: Results of the First Metbodist
Apostles, The Acts of..
202 Ecumenical Conference..

Archibald: Methodism and Literature... 576 Cleveland : Prophetic Dates....

Arnold: Slavery in the North..
630 Collin: Building the Nation.

Art, History of Ancient, by Reber. 200 Commentary on the New Testament. 202
Badley: Persian Poetry

64 China, German Mission work in.... 152
Baldwin: The Opium Traffic in China.. 698 Church and State, Peril of Union of.. 149
Baptist Quarterly Review........ 136, 541, 728 Conference Claimants, Support of.

Bascom, Rev. Henry B...

205 Their support not a benevolence.. 087
Enters the ministry in 1813.

Systematic giving advised..

Character and habits.


A life's work entitled to a life's pay.. 094
Elected bishop in 1850.

214 How shall the money be raised?. 696
Elected cbaplain to Congress in 1823. 217 Conway: Travels in South Kensington., 200
Summerfield and Mamtt.

220 Corsini, Prince: Gift of his valuable li-
At camp-meeting...


brary and picture-gallery to the State
Death of..

230 one of the signs of the times... 750, 751
Bassows: Doom of the Majority of Man. 603 Criticism and the Canon.

Beechwood, The School at...

203 "Scheme" of the new reconstructors 549
Belgian Clergy and the Schools, The... 564 Critique of Design-Arguments: Hicks... 569
Bennett: Some Historic Places of Meth’m 606 Crooks: Dickinson College, the history
Berean Series, Nos. 1, 2, and 3..
202 of a hundred years..

Bernard : Progress of Doctrine in New Cruise of the Canoe Club..


199 Cromwell: Greatness of Christ and other
Bible Theology and Modern Thought... 768 Serinons..

Bible Wine Question, Discussion of the.. 779 Cumberland Presbyterian Quarterly Rev. 131
Biblical Theology of the New Testament. 603 Curry: Methodist Foreign Missions.. 304
Bibliotheca Sacra
.136, 355, 541, 728 on Missionary Methods...

Binnie: The Church.

201 Curry: Revision of Clarke's Commentary
Black : Shandon Bells..

on the New Testament..

Blackmore: Lorna Doone.
795 Dashiell, Robert L..

Blyden : Aims and Methods...

190 Early life and conversion.. .407, 408
Blyden : Philip and the Eunuch.

765 Entered the Baltimore Conf. in 1848.. 410
Illustrates his position...

766 President of Dickinson College. 411
On Mohammedanism--Methods of

Personal Characteristics..

University of ....
786 Last Illness and Death.

422 424
Bonner: Dialect Tales...

603 Davidson : The Epistle to the Hebrews. . 201
Bowman: A New, Easy, and Complete De Pressensó: The Origins...

Hebrew Course..
204 | Desert, On the...

Boys and Girls

203 Dexter: The True story of John Smyth,
Brace: Gesta Christi..
588 the Se-Baptist....

Bradley: Recollections of Arthur Pen- Dictionary, The American Phonographic. 180
rhyn Stanley
398 Diddie, Dumps, and Tot..

British and Foreign Evangelical Review. 552 | Dix, John Adams: Memoir of....

...... 780
British Quarterly Review. 141, 555, 739 Dix, Morgan: Memoirs of John A. Dix..603-780
Brown, Prof., on the “ Sabbath in the Dobson: English Men of Letters-Fielding 604
Cuneiform Records"
. 138, 139 Dods: Book of Genesis

Brown: Hand-Books for Bible Classes... 603 Doom of the Majority of Mankind.

Buckley: Methodist Doctrinal Standards 26 Dorchester: The Solidarity of Methodism C0.5
Burwash : The Relation of Children to the Dunn: Sermons on 'The Higher Life. 380

Fall, the Atonement, and the Church.. 753 Duns Scotus, Professor Latimer, Boston
Burwash's incorrect account of our

University, Mass..

Church's views of Baptism...

758 Ecumenical Conf., Results of the First.... 447

Edinburgh Review..

.Page 141 | Historic Places of Methodism. Some Page 666
Educational work in the South...


Epworth Parsonage, birthplace of the
Elements of Methodism.



Epworth Church-yard

English Literature in the Eighteenth cen. 401 Oxford, Christ Church College, BC-
English Reviews...
.. 141, 357, 552, 739
cardo Prison...

Engraving, Wood, History of ..
201 The "Holy Club

Epistles to the Hebrews, Davison.

The Foundry, First Methodist Society
Epistle to ihe Romans, The....

formed at ....

678, 679
Eras and Characters of History.

Whitefield's great Gospel field-day.680,681
Eschatology, Old Testament, a glimpse of. 231 City Road Chapel, Bunhill Fields....
Ethics, Christian..


Wesley's House. Description of. 695
Facts for the People : Importance of 790 Holy Spirit, The Work of, in Man..

The duty of every Christian man to Home College Series..
become a politician...
791 Hope: The Life of Christ..

Methods of reform..

79: Howson: The Acts of the Apostles.
Faith, The Westminster Confession of.. 201 | Hoyt, Hon. Oliver...
Faiths of the World...
203 " Huguenot Psalter, The

Fancher: Sunday Laws..

403 Hungary, The Dissenters in
Field: On the Desert....
397 Quaker Baptists”.

Field: Oinos, A discussion of the Bible Hurlbut: Lesson Commentary on the In-
Wine Question..

779 ternational Lessons for 1883..
601 Hurst : Bibliotheca Theologica.

Foreign Literary Intelligence 154, 368, 564, 730 Infant Salvation.
Foreign Religious Intelligence.154), 361,561,746 Ingersoll: Knocking Round the Rockies. Mi
Fradenburgh: Religion of Babylonia and Indian Evangelical Review..141, 357, 557, 739
Assyria, The......

97 Ireland, A Short Hist. of the kingdom of. 24
France, national sentiment of, the great Italy, Military Congregations in

obstacle to the establishment of relig- Jahrbücher für Protestantische Theologie 145
ious liberty....
561 Janet: Final Causes.

Fremantle : The Gospel of the Secular Life 603 Jeaffreson: The Real Lord Byron.
French Reviews.... 147, 339, 560, 742 Journal of Christian Philosophy 358, 341
French, in Madagascar, the...

151 Keble, John,and the Tractarian Movement 473
French Theological Books.

753 Kelley, Rev. D. C., on “Fraternity 491
Froude : Short Studies on Great Subjects. 600 Kelley: Rev. Robert L. Dashiell.

Gambetta, Revue Chretienne on.

562 Kerr: Wines, Scriptural and Ecclesiastical 179
Games and Songs of American Children.. 604 Kirchliche Monatsschrift (Ch. Monthly)., 739
Games for Parlor and Lawn, New. 203 Knox: The Boy Travelers in the Far East 90
General Conference of 1814 discussed. 160 Lamb, Charles

Genesis, The Book of...
201 Lathrop: Spanish Vistas. ....

George: The Church Lyceum.

651 Latin Pronunciation-why such differ-
German influence in the Orient.

ence of opinion?.

720, 721
German Reviews

145, 357, 557, 739 Roman method of the true system. 72, 733
German Universities, Status of in 1882... 368 The system already introduced into
Gesta Christi..


seventy universities and colleges
Gibson : Highways and Byways.

of this country...

Gilliam : The African in the United States 382 Lenormant: The Beginnings of History. 886
God's Moral Government of Man, Sin and L'Estrange: The Friendships of Mary
Grace considered in relation to

Russel Mitford....

Gd's Timepiece for Mau's Eternity 581 Lewis : A Glimpse of Old Testament Es-
Gospel by Mark, The....
403 chatology.

Gosse: Gray.....
203 Lexicon, A Greek-English.

Graham on Original Depravity.


Liddell: A Greek-English Lexicon.
Graham : Liquordom in New York City. 795 Life, The Beginning of..
Greek Education, Old. ..


Agassiz on Scientific uth..
Green: Moses and the Prophets.
178 Le (onte, Prof., on Vital Force.

Grills: Corea, the Hermit Nation

180 Lillie: Mildred's Bargain and Other
Guard: Lectures and Addresses..
377 Stories..

Hand-books for Bible Classes,

603 Lillie: Nan
Hand-book of India and British Burmab. 789 Lindores, The Ladies.
Hand in the Dark, The...

603 Lindsay: The Reformation
Harper's Bazar...

404 Liquordom in New York city
Harper's Franklin Sqr. Lib'y.202, 004, 104, 79) London Quarterly Review.141, 143, 357, 352, 739
Harper's Greek and Latin Texts.. 60+ Langley: American Phonographic Dict. 180
Harper's Illustrated Books...

200 Lorna Doone..
Harper's Young People, 1582..
200 Lost Tribes, Ten, Latest Work on.

Harper's A Transplanted Rose.
201 Love for Souls.

Haven, Gilbert, Bishop or the M. E. Church 399 Lutheran Literature. Works of König,
Haydn's Dictionary of Dates.
404 Kostlin, Rein, Burk, Plitt.

Havrood : Sermons and Speernes. 375 Luther, Martin, The Fourth Centennial of
Hebrew Course, A New, Easy, and Com-

his birth....


204 Luther Complete, A full edition of all his
Hebrew Student, (May, 1883.).
546 works, in German and Latin.

Hensei : The Mendelssohn Family 310 Luther, The Minor Writings of, edited by
Hereditary Guilt....

Velhagen and Klasing.
Herrick, Robert, Selections from.

20 Lutheran Reformation, The.
Hicks : Critique of Design-Arguments... 569 Luther Celebrations...

Hill: Geometry and Faith....

395 Eisleben, the city of his birth, Eise-
History of the Kingdom of Ireland.. 501

nach, Mansfield, Erfurt, Wittenberg,
History of Latin Literature.

Berlin, and Hamburg, all join in the
History, The Beginnings of..


grand commemoration of his birth. 747

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Lutheran Quarterly .Page 137, 356, 54? , New Testament in the Original Greek.
Lyceum, The Church.

Page 202, 203
Macaulay, Morison..

203 Newton, Sir Isaac, Quotations from... 574
Macioillan: The Marriage in Cana of North American Review... 137, 542, 787
Galilee ...
380 Oliphant: The Ladies Lindores. .

Macpherson: The Westminster Conres- Opium Traitic in China, The....

sion of Faith..


The “Opium War" of 1840.. .707, 709
Mauagascar, The French in.

151 Course of Great Britain in this most
Mahally: Old Greek Education.


unrighteous war..
Man, The Antiquity of.

551 Mr. Gladstone on, in Parliament.... 711
Mark, The Gospel by..
403 Legalized iniquity.

Masson: A Compendious Dictionary of the

Views of the Archbishop of York on.. 719
French Language..
201 Orient, German intluence in..

Maxwell, James Clerk, (London Quarterly

Educational advantages for women,
Review, April, 1883)..

evangelizing the....

M'Cabe : Divine Nescience..
176 Orton : Comparative Zoology...

M'Carthy: An Outline of Irish History 604 Olis: Mr. Stubbs' Brother.

M'Cosh : Energy.

403 Payne: Guides and Guards in Character-
Philosophic Series, No. 1..
181 Building...

Philosophic Series, No. 2...
795 Payne: One Winter's Work..

Mendelssohn Family, The..

390 Perry: English Literature in the Eight-
Merriam : Gre and Latin Inscriptions eenth Century..

on the Obelisk...
794 Persian Poetry.

Methodisin in Germany.
565 Phelps: My Portfolio.

Methodism, Solidarity of.
605 Popular and Perilous Driftings.

Miner: Popular and Perilous Driftings.. 533 Population, Remarkable Problems of.. 425
Methodist Doctrinal Standards..

26 * Center of Population" according to
Doctrinal Standards as prescribed in

M. Simonin

Discipline 26, 27, 33, 34, 35, 36, 38, 40, 42 Porter : Science and Sentiment.

Dr. Buckley on..

28 Potts : The Wesleyan Condition of Church
Dr. Curry on..

28, 29, 30, 31, 37 Membership-its modifications... 491
Dr. Pullman on

Poucher: Support of Conf. Claimants... 086
Dr. Whedon on.

31 Prentice : Lire of Gilbert Haven, Bishop
Drs. Henry and Harris on
33 of the M. L. Church..

Dr. Bangs on

36 Prentiss, Prof. G. L., on Infant Salvation. 729
Dr. Emory on..

36 Presbyterian Review.. ....138, 336, 729
Dr. Stevens on.

37, 41 * Prescribed form" of public examina-
Wesley on.....

39, 45, 47 tion of candidates for membership in
Doctrinal Standards in England ....31-30 the Southern M. E. Church...

Doctrinal Standards as affected by the Prince of Wied, Old Laws proclaimed by
Restrictive Rules.

43 him to his irreligious subjects in 1761.. 568
The Witness of the Spirit..

47 Princeton Review..

.138, 356, 512, 729
Christian Perfection..

48 Problem of our Church Benevolences.... 327
Methodist Catechism.
49, 50 Prophetic Dates; Cleveland...

Oilicial Members..

245 Protestant Theology, Present State of.... 120

249 Protestant Church, The rapid Growtb of. 155
Methodisi Foreign Missions..
301 Prophets of Israel

Forination of the Missionary Society Prynelle : Diddie, Dumps, and Tot...... 203
of the M. E. Church in 1819.. 302 Prayers of the Bible, The..

The African Missions ...

301, 324 Pressensé: Account of a Reunion in
Meyer: Critical Exegetical Commentary. 202 Switzerland of all Protestant Chris-
M'llvaine : The Wisdom of Holy Scripture 603 tians in the interests of Bible Chris-
......199, 403, 600, 794 tianity...

Missionary Methods..

514 Quarterly Book-Table. 157, 371, 569, 753
Early Missions...


Quarterly Review of the M. E. Church,
The New Era of Missions.


.138, 512, 734
Missions in India..

201 Rawlinson: Religions of the Ancient
Mitford, Mary Russel, The Friendships of 201 World

Mivart, Dr., on Evolutioa.

530, 551
Reber: History of Ancient Art..

Montgomery, Hugh...
592 Reformation, The

Moravians-The One Hundred and Fil- Religion and Morality in their Co-relation 146

tieth Anniversary of their Mission Work 155 Religion of Babylonia and Assyria, The.97, 279
Morison : Macaulay...

203 Religions of the Ancient World...... 399
Morris : The Celestial Symbol Interpreted 381 Renan, Souvenirs of.......

Mosaics of Bible History..

778 Report of the President of Liberia College 190
Müller: Political History of Recent Times 189 Report of the Woman's Foreign Mission-
National Religion, by the author of " Ecce ary Society of the M. E. Church for 1882 404
141, 142 Revue Chretienne..

147, 359, 560 742
Naville, Ferry..

560 Richthofen's Geological Work on China.. 751
Naville, Omcial Excavator of " The Egyp- Riddle: The Gospel According to Luke.. 201

tian Exploration Association and Riggs: Suggested modifications of the
his Discoveries..

792 Revised Version of the New Testament 580
Neely and Warren : Church Lyceum. 408 Rohlfs, Gerhard, Appeal of

Negro Race, The...

598 Rolfe: Shakspeare's History of King
Newell : Games and Songs of American

Henry VI..


604 Shakspeare's History of Pericles... 404
New England Historical and Genealogical Rollins : Hand-book of India and British

542, 729

New England Methodist Historical Soci- Roman Catholic Directory..

ety, Proceedings of..

404 * Romish Catechism concerning Protest-
New Englander..... 137, 356, 542, 728 antism


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