Wlliam Gilmore Simms
Scrapbook D >> [Page 18] >> From the Study Windows.

Item informationTitle: From the Study Windows.
Genre: Poetry
Publication informationVolume: D
  • Publication date: [1867-11-23]

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: SD_18xx_066


    Sources/ReviewsSources consulted by researcher:
    • The Poetry of William Gilmore Simms: An Introduction and Bibliography
    • Pseudonymous Publications of William Gilmore Simms
    Composition history Southern Society, I (Nov. 23, 1867), 61. [Supplied source of clipping]

    Description ''My oaks stride out upon the lawn, ...''

    Clipping reads: [double rule] | FROM THE STUDY WINDOWS. | [rule] | BY ADRIAN B. BEAUFAIN. | [rule] 
    Notes Position: top right

    The clipping is partially obscured by ''Atalantis.'' (Page 72)

    Accroding to Kibler, Beaufain is a French patronym dating from Charleston's Revolutionary period. Simms's first wife lived on Beaufain Street before her marriage. (Kibler, Pseudonymous 35). 

    Simms signs the poem from Vidalia, N.C. and these words are partially visible at the bottom of the poem.