Wlliam Gilmore Simms
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Correspondence | U of South Carolina P | 2012
Transcription Additional Letters and Documents, 1828—1868 307
ALS in South Caroliniana Library. Simms postmarked this letter "Midway, March 13." He addressed it "To Messrs John S. Foul & F. W. Kremer, Com[mitt]ee &c, Marshall College, Mercers Burgh, Penn." A clerk endorsed receipt of the letter "W. Gillmore Simms, March 13th 1841."
15.5a : To WILLIAM H. ELLETI6

Charleston, March 17 [1843] Wm. H. Ellet
Dear Ellet
This will he handed you by Mr. W[illia]m Cullen Bryant. I need not tell you who he is. He pays us a brief visit and is anxious to have a peep at our rural life. You can promote his objects and will do so. My best respects to Mrs. Ellet.17

Yours truly

W. Gilmore Simms
ALS in South Caroliniana Library. See "Bryant's Visit to Woodlands," [March 29, 1843], Simms Review 1 (Summer 1993): 1—8.
220a : RESOLUTIONS SUBMITTED TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES RESPECTING THE GOVERNOR'S MESSAGE NUMBER I

November 29, 1844
Mr. W. Gilmore Simms submitted the following Resolutions, which were read, and referred to the Committee of the Whole House, to
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16. New York native William Henry Ellet (1806—1859) was professor of chemistry and physics at South Carolina College and an early experimenter with daguerrean photography. Letters, 1:ciii; obituary, New York Times, January 29, 1859.
17. A professional writer, Elizabeth Fries Lummis Ellet (1817—1877) was the author of The Women of the American Revolution (1848—50), Women Artists in All Ages and Countries (1859), and The Court Circles of the Republic (1869). In 1845 she left Columbia and returned to New York City, where she lived independent of her husband.