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Simms Chronology

Novel (Romance) | The University of Arkansas Press | 1997
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1834 Published first "regular novel," Guy Rivers: A Tale of Georgia
1835 Published The Yemassee: A Romance of Carolina and The
Partisan: A Tale of the Revolution
1836 Married Chevillette Eliza Roach, November 15, and moved
to Woodlands, the plantation owned by her father; pub-
lished Mellichampe: A Legend of the Santee
1837 Birth of Virginia Singleton Simms, November 15; first of
fourteen children born to Chevillette Roach Simms
1838 Published Richard Hurdis: or, The Avenger of Blood. A Tale
of Alabama
1840 Published Border Beagles: A Tale of Mississippi and The
History of South Carolina
1841 Published The Kinsmen: or, The Black Riders of Congaree: A
Tale (later retitled The Scout) and Confession: or, The Blind
Heart. A Domestic Story
1842 Published Beauchampe, or, The Kentucky Tragedy. A Tale of
Passion (later retitled Charlemont)
1842—43 Editor, Magnolia, Charleston literary magazine
1844 Elected to South Carolina legislature for 1844—46 term;
published Castle Dismal: or, The Bachelor's Christmas. A
Domestic Legend
1845 Published The Wigwam and the Cabin and Helen Halsey: or,
The Swamp State of Conelachita. A Tale of the Borders; edi-
tor, Southern and Western (known as "Simms's Magazine")

1846 Published Views and Reviews in American Literature
History and Fiction, First Series (dated 1845)

1847 Published Views and Reviews, Second Series (dated 1845)
1849—55 Editor, Southern Quarterly Review