Wlliam Gilmore Simms
The Letters of William Gilmore Simms. Vol. 6, Supplement >> 663a Henry Carey Baird >> Page 137

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Correspondence | U of South Carolina P | 2012
Transcription MAY 1853 137
article. In particular let me remind you of the promised paper, which I should like to have in season for our April number. Our January is in press, but delayed, in consequence of a change in the business of the publishers.' I have been taking steps which, I trust, will enable me to compensate adequately our contributors, secure a few able ones additional, & dispense with others. I hope to do this during the present year & put the Review upon a permanent basis, when it is my present purpose to leave it. It consumes too much of my time, as I think unprofitably, & by no means compensates me in a pecuniary way. And I am not able to dispense with the creature comforts. Let me hear from you occasionally, & please send me copies of any of your papers, in which you pour yourself out editorially.
Yours very truly &c W. Gilmore Simms
Charleston, S. C. May 29, 1853. Dear Master Harry.
Enclosed I send you an autograph letter of Moultrie, with the added signature of Gen. Is. Huger.' I shall have others to send you when I look over my papers. None of your books reach me. On recieving your letter I called upon Sarni Hart, showed him the passage & date on which you said that books were forwarded to his care. He looked over his books and said that he had recieved nothing from you for months before or since! So I got nothing then,
'In Oct. 1851 Edwin Heriot bought from Walker and Richards a third interest in the Southern Quarterly Review, and the firm of Walker and Richards changed its name to Walker, Richards & Co. (see note 191, Oct. 11, 1851 [597]). Late in 1852 Heriot left the firm, Richards moved to New York City, and Joseph Walker and Thomas A. Burke formed the firm of Walker and Burke and published the Review through 1853 (see note 192, Oct. 11, 1851 [597], and note 218, Nov. 24, 1852 [652]).
'Gen. William Moultrie and Gen. Isaac Huger.