Wlliam Gilmore Simms
Scrapbook C >> [Page 49] >> Bird's Eye View in Short Flights [IV]

Item informationTitle: Bird's Eye View in Short Flights [IV]
Genre: Travel Writings
Publication informationVolume: C
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  • Publication date: [1867-06-24]


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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: SC_18xx_146
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Sources/ReviewsSources consulted by researcher:
  • Pseudonymous Publications of William Gilmore Simms
  • The Letters of William Gilmore Simms, Vol. 1-5
Composition history Kibler notes that Simms published ''Bird's Eye View in Short Flights,'' a series of travelogues, in the Charleston Courier on June 7, 11, 12, 24, 25, and 27, 1867.  This is the fourth of these, and thus published on June 24.

While Simms has clipped the piece so that no name is visible, Kibler notes that these pieces are all signed ''Sagittarius.''  

See (Kibler 75) and (Letters 5:60n).
Description ''Once more, my dear Courier, on the shoulders ...''

Clipping reads:  Bird's Eye View in Short Flights. | BY A BIRD OF PASSAGE. | IV.
Notes Position: top, continues across two clippings to top right.