Henry Hoyt publisher and bookseller resided at No. 9 Cornhill, Boston, Massachusetts. He published Sunday School books and small prize books; magazines like "Youth Penny Gazette," "Sunday School Journal," and "Child's Companion and Youth's Friend." He published many evangelical authors like Pansy and Hesba Stretton. Henry Hoyt was born in 1804, the son of Ebenezer Hoyt and Nancy Whipple. He married Elizabeth Butler and had two children, William H. Hoyt and Anna M. Wells. He worked as an agent for the American Sunday School Union and Treasurer for City Missionary Society.
Source: Hoyt, David Webster. A Genealogical History of the Hoyt, Haight, and Hight Families. Boston: Henry Hoyt, 1871.