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The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler

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Abram S. Hewitt, 1822-1908

Nationality: British
Date of Birth: 1822
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Date of Death: 1908
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Identity:

The 'A. S. Hewitt', who was unable to attend the dinner in honour of Whistler at the Criterion in 1889, may have been either Abraham (Abram) Stevens Hewitt, manufacturer and founder of 'The Cooper Union', or Abram S. Hewitt, lawyer, the Mayor of New York, and Chairman of the Carnegie Institute.