|Creator:||Payne, John Howard, 1791-1852|
|Title:||John Howard Payne letter books|
|Quantity:||0.8 Linear feet (6 volumes in 2 document boxes)|
|Abstract:||The collection consists of letter books of John Howard Payne from 1842-1850. The letters document Payne's writing career; his interest in American and English literature; his ambassadorship to Tunisia including descriptions of the county, people, and its relationship with the United States; the U.S. political patronage system; the Cherokee Indian Nation; and U.S. politics. Notable correspondents include George Catlin, Samuel Colt, Charles Dickens, Anna Mary Freeman, Washington Irving, John Ross, President John Tyler, and Robert Tyler.|
John Howard Payne (1791-1852), dramatist, diplomat, and American Consul at Tunisia (1843-1848).
Arranged in chronological order.
Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.
John Howard Payne letter books. MS 2654. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.