Wlliam Gilmore Simms
Scrapbook B >> [Page 43] >> ''Come Back Soon.''

Item informationTitle: ''Come Back Soon.''
Genre: Poetry
Publication informationVolume: B
  • Publication date: [1858-04]

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: SB_18xx_158


Sources/ReviewsSources consulted by researcher:
  • The Poetry of William Gilmore Simms: An Introduction and Bibliography
Composition history ''Twas Thus She Cried, As Late I Bore,'' American Monthly, IV (Feb. 1, 1835), 312.

''Twas Thus She Cried, As Late I Bore,'' Southern Literary Messenger, VI (Apr. 1840), 292.

''Twas Thus She Cried, As Late I Bore,'' Areytos (1846), 100.

''Come Back Soon,'' Russell's, III (Apr. 1858), 20 [Supplied source of clipping (Kibler 395)].

Kibler also notes that the poem was ''set to music and published by George Willig, 171 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, and Samuel Hart, Sr., Charleston, as no. 7 of his 'Songs of the South' series.  Music by M.S. Reeves.  The date of publication is circa 1842.'' (395)
Description '''Twas then she cried, as late I bore, ...''

Clipping reads:  ''COME BACK SOON.''
Notes Position: top right.