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.

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