John Howard Payne letter books

John Howard Payne letter books

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Payne, John Howard, 1791-1852
Title: John Howard Payne letter books
Dates: 1842-1850
Quantity: 1.0 Linear feet 6 volumes
Coll. Number: ms2654

Biographical/Historical Note

John Howard Payne (1791-1852), dramatist, diplomat, and American Consul at Tunisia (1843-1848).


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of letter books of John Howard Payne documenting Payne's writing career; his interest in American and English literature; his ambassadorship to Tunisia; the U.S. political patronage system; the Cherokee Indian Nation; and U.S. politics.


Index Terms

Cherokee Indians--Georgia.
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870
Dramatists, American.
Indians of North America--Southern States.
Letter books.
Patronage, Political--United States.
Tunisia--Foreign relations--United States.
United States--Diplomatic and consular services.
United States--Foreign relations--1841-1845.
United States--Foreign relations--1845-1849.
United States--Politics and government--19th century.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

John Howard Payne letter books, ms2654, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxItem
111842
 
21843-1845
 
31846
 
BoxItem
211847-1848
 
21849
 
31850