WAYNE, James Moore, 1790-1867


Guide to Research Collections

Boston Public Library
Boston, MA
Papers: 2 letters.


Brown University
John Hay Library
Providence, RI
Papers: ca. 1841, 2 items.
Letters with Judge James Moore.

Papers: In the Mary Rivers Allen Collection of letters and autographs, 1846-1881, approximately 75 items.
Other authors include James Moore Wayne.


City of Savannah
Office of the Clerk of the Council City Hall
Savannah, GA
Papers: In minutes of the meetings of the City Council.
Document his activities as mayor of Savannah 1817-1819 and as alderman in 1817. Also on microfilm in the Georgia Department of Archives and History.


Dartmouth University
Rauner Special Collections Library
Hanover, NH
Papers: 1847, 2 pages.
A letter from Daniel Webster to James M. Wayne written on May 8, 1847. In the letter, Webster writes that he Is pleased with the proceedings planned for his arrival in Savannah.


Duke University
Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library
Durham, NC
Papers: 1834-1842, 3 items.
Correspondence consisting of a letter from James Moore Wayne to Dr. Raymond Harris concerning sickness in his “Negro camp,” legal affairs, and states’ rights; a personal letter of Wayne’s nephew Clifford; and a letter from Hugh Swinton Legaré inquiring about the location of some invoices used in the case of Wood v. U.S.


Georgia Department of Archives and History
Atlanta, GA
Papers: In File II Names.
File is primarily incoming correspondence to the Governor of Georgia. Finding aid in repository.


Georgia Historical Society
Savannah, GA
Papers: 1848-1863, 1 folder.
This collection contains 13 items of correspondence and miscellaneous papers of James Moore Wayne, dating 1848-1863. Subjects covered include the Mexican War and subsequent treaty, the Dred Scott court case, the presidential election of 1861, and various legal matters. The collection is arranged chronologically.


Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Washington, DC
Papers: 1835, 1 item.
Commission of James Moore Wayne, 1835.


New-York Historical Society
New York, NY
Papers: September 5, 1808; June 7, 1832; May 29, 1833; November 11, 1852. 4 letters.
Finding aid in repository.