Robert Hewitt (May 31, 1841 - October 6, 1913) was a New York based American businessman active in the late 19th century. Hewitt worked in the coffee, sugar, and refrigeration industries, becoming president of the Manhattan Refrigerating Company. He is best remembered as coffee-broker and enthusiast, having written the first American book on this history of coffee, Coffee: Its History, Cultivation, and Uses. Hewitt retired from professional life in 1903 to peruse his interest in substantial collection of Lincolniana.

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