James Payn (1830–1898); novelist and journal editor.
Payn, James (1830–1898; Oxford DNB), novelist and journal editor. Editor of Chambers's Journal from 1859–1874 and Cornhill Magazine from 1883–1896; also published fiction and criticism in various periodicals. Appointed a Vice-President of the Society of Authors.
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Entry
Downey, W. & D. Portrait of James Payn. Carbon Print on Card Mount. Cassell & Company, Ltd.,1890. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Payn#/media/File:Picture_of_James_Payn.jpg.
“Payn, James,” The History of the Society of Authors, 1884–1914, accessed December 5, 2023, http://historysoa.com/people/Payn-James.