Wlliam Gilmore Simms
Item informationTitle: Helen Halsey, or The Swamp State of Conelachita: A Tale of the Borders
Genre: Novella
Series: Border Romances
Call number: 813S Si4h 1845
Publication information Edition: 1
Printing: 1
  • Composition date: 1843 - 1844
  • Copyright date: 1844
  • Publication date: 1845
  • Digitalization date: 2013-02-20

Time periods
Digitization Digital collection: William Gilmore Simms Digital Collection
Rights: Digital Copyright © 2013, The University of South Carolina. All rights reserved. For more information contact The South Caroliniana Library, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208
Resource identifier prefix: HH_1845
On demand printing? Yes

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Physical Information
  • Copy 1
Composition history Helen Halsey was republished as "The Island Bride" in the New York Fireside Companion of 24 Feb, 9 March, 16 March, 23 March, 30 March, 6 April, and 14 April 1869.
Bibliographic citation Simms, William Gilmore.  Helen Halsey, or the Swamp State of Conelachita: A Tale of the Borders.  New York:  Burgess, Stringer & Co., 1845.
Description Late nineteenth century binding around original pamphlet.  Current binding features marbled front and back boards with brown leather-like trim on corners and along inside edge.  Spine is the same brown leather-like material, and features a gilt stamp:  [double rule] | [double rule] | HELEN | HALSEY | [double rule] | [double rule] | SIMMS | [double rule] | [double rule] | [double rule]
Notes This is c.4 (copy 4) at the University of South Carolina.