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John Howard Payne Papers

 Collection
Identifier: VAULT-Ayer-MS-689
Abstract Material collected in the 1830s and 1840s by actor, playwright and editor John Howard Payne, relating to American Indians, primarily concerning the Cherokees for Payne's intended history of the Cherokee Nation. Collection consists of fourteen volumes of correspondence, manuscript notes, transcriptions, extensive historical research, memoranda, and published and unpublished documents.
Dates: 1794-1842; Majority of material found within 1825 - 1842

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  • Names: Hawkins, Benjamin X
  • Subject: Cherokee Indians -- Land tenure -- History -- 19th century -- Sources X