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James, George Payne Rainsford (1799-1860), novelist historian and diplomat

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Surname: James
Forenames: George Payne Rainsford
Gender: Male
Date: 1799-1860
Biography: ODNB link for James, George Payne Rainsford (1799-1860), novelist historian and diplomat
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P159358 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P15322 )
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1826-56: letters (48)
Huntington Library
See Guide to literary MSS 1979
2
personal, family and estate papers
London Metropolitan Archives: City of London
NRA 16333

See HMC Private papers of British diplomats 1782-1900, 1985
3
1799-1850: papers (80 items)
Virginia Historical Society
NRA 32583 Virginia HS
4
corresp and papers
Princeton University Library
5
papers
University of Virginia Library
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
6
1830-50: corresp and misc poems (38 items)
Boston Public Library
NRA 26054 James
7
MS of The Gipsy (1 vol)
Harvard University: Houghton Library
NRA 20129 Harvard Univ MSS
8
1836-64: business transactions with Richard Bentley
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
9
1853-60: letters (22) to Sir John Crampton
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 28051 Crampton
10
1842-58: corresp (13 items) with WE Gladstone
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
11
1838-50: letters to Royal Literary Fund
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
12
letters to the Royal Society of Literature
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
NRA 33254
13
1832-41: letters (12) to Harriet Scott
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
NRA 32440 Hepburne-Scott

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