Albert Harrison Hoyt (1826–1915) was an American editor and author, born in Sandwich, New Hampshire. He graduated from Wesleyan University in 1850, studied and practiced law in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, was a paymaster in the army during the Civil War, rising to the rank of lieutenant-colonel. After the peace he was editor of the New England Historical and Genealogical Register (1868–76) and of Memorial Biographies, volume iv (1885). His other works include:

  • Necrology of the New England Colleges (1869–70)
  • Captain Francis Goelet's Visit to Boston, etc., in 1745-50 (1870)
  • Letters of Sir William Pepperell, Bart. (1874)
  • The Name Columbia (1886)

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