Don't know if Albert could be Emily's brother (he was born in 1823, per a very quick census look).Found the following article in the NYT via Ancestry using W. M. Gambling search terms.It often pays to wade through the newpaper citations. Will just type in the relevant parts.
NYT May 18, 1859
New-York City Library Association Election
The members of the New-York City Library Association met last evening at their library room, No 10 Abingdon-square ,to elect officers.The following were the officers chosen.
President - Alfred C. Hoe, Vice-presicent - S. Tousey. Recording Secretary - T.C. Kibbe, Corresponding Secretary - I. H. Moore, Treasurer - A. B. Abbot
Next was a long list or directors, including my ancestor.
This Association was started about 3 months ago, and now numbers 365 members.