James, George Payne Rainsford (M)

b. 9 August 1801. d. 9 June 1860. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Prolific novelist, as well as poet, diplomat, historian. Involved in copyright law reform. Emigrated to America in July 1850 due to financial problems. Appointed British consul in Norfolk, Virginia, in 1852, and then became British consul in Venice in 1858. Biographical information: *ODNB*. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 2
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The March of Time. On hearing the village clock of Achen strike noon in the Achenthal, amidst the Tyrolese Alpas 1836 The Keepsake Poet 4195
Hymn to the Setting Sun 1837-07-22 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3493