Home Sweet Home collection, 1809-1883.


East Hampton Free Library. Home Sweet Home collection, 1809-1883.

Home Sweet Home collection, 1809-1883.

Fifty-one letters from R.W. Elliston to John Howard Payne, 1809-1850; 21 letters relating to Gabriel Harrison memorial to Payne, 1873-1875; safe passage document for J.H. Payne as U.S. Consul in Tunis, 1851; autograph letter and copy of the song "America" by Samuel Francis Smith, 1893; playbills, reviews, photographs, etchings, and clippings about John Howard Payne, 1810-1876; J.H. Payne letter to Henry Dearborn Johnson and note with words to "Home Sweet Home," 1845; invitations and tickets to benefits and memorial ceremonies for John Howard Payne, 1873-1883.

0.3 cubic ft.

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Harrison, Gabriel, 1921-

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Payne, John Howard, 1791-1852

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American actor and playwright. From the description of Scrapbook, 1813-1852 [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647811929 From the description of Letter : Washington, to Elizabeth Payne, 1850 April 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 22772908 From the description of Home, sweet home, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 237626353 Appointed by President Tyler, the actor and playwright served as U.S. Consul in Tunis from 1842-1845, a...

Elliston, R. W. (Robert William), 1774-1831

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Elliston was an English actor and theatrical manager, as well as lessee of the Surrey Theatre, London, beginning in 1809. He later served as manager of the Drury Lane Theatre. From the description of Papers, 1792-1826 (inclusive), 1812-1820 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 79392295 English actor. From the description of Autograph letter not signed (retained draft?) : [Bath], to George Colman, [ca. 1803-04?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 2706141...

Johnson, Henry Dearborn.

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Smith, Samuel Francis, 1808-1895

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America (My country 'tis of thee) was premiered on 4 July 1831, at a children's celebration in the Park Street Church of Boston. It was written approximately 6 months earlier. From the description of My country 'tis of thee : manuscript, [1831] (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612783134 Writer of the words to song America also called My Country Tis of Thee. From the description of One stanza of America. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat re...

East Hampton Free Library

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