Wlliam Gilmore Simms
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Item informationTitle: Approach of the Pestilence
Genre: Poetry
Publication informationVolume: B
  • Composition date: 1832

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_682


    Sources/ReviewsSources consulted by researcher:
    • The Poetry of William Gilmore Simms: An Introduction and Bibliography
    Composition history ''The Pestilence,'' Charleston Southern Patriot (Aug. 30, 1832).

    ''The Approach of the Pestilence,'' Charleston Courier (July 12, 1836). 

    ''The Approach of the Pestilence,'' Southern Passages (1839), 126-28. 

    ''The Approach of the Pestilence,'' Charleston Mercury (Sept. 27, 1858). 

    ''The Approach of the Pestilence,'' Areytos (1860), 219-20. 

    Kibler notes that the clipping is "[l]ikely from an unlocated issue of the Daily South Carolinian" (Poetry 272). 
    Description ''Let those who will, with anxious dread ...''

    Clipping reads: APPROACH OF THE PESTILENCE. | [rule] | BY WM. GILMORE SIMMS. | [rule] 

    Notes Position: bottom right, upside-down.