Wlliam Gilmore Simms
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Novel (Romance) | Redfield | 1854
Transcription V1 DEDICATION.
preface, which I retain without alteration. This will suffice
for readers in general, as well as for you. To them, and to
you, my friend, I say�Father Chrystmasse, being at the door
and crying, cheer" for admission�" Waes Had ! Drink
Hael ! and the dawning of a yet brighter day upon ye, with
the opening of the New Year."
Very faithfully, &c.
W. GILMORE SIMMS. WOODLANDS, S: C., December 20, 1853.