Wlliam Gilmore Simms
Scrapbook D >> [Page 227] >> Cotton

Item informationTitle: Cotton
Genre: Poetry
Publication informationVolume: D

    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_634


      Sources/ReviewsSources consulted by researcher:
      • The Poetry of William Gilmore Simms: An Introduction and Bibliography
      Composition history ''Cotton,'' Charleston Mercury (Aug. 30, 1861). 

      ''Cotton,'' Magnolia Weekly I (May 9, 1863), 161.  

      ''Cotton,'' Columbia Daily Phoenix (Aug. 18, 1865). 

      ''The Morals of the Cotton Plant,'' Charleston Daily South Carolinian (Apr. 13, 1866). 

      ''The Morals of the Cotton Plant,'' Rural Carolinian I (Dec. 1869), 154.
      Description ''I was a paltry seed — a worthless weed, ...''

      Clipping reads: [double rule] | MISCELLANY, | [rule] | Cotton. 
      Notes Position: top, obscuring ''Ballad [Well! loneliness and grief be mine,]'' and ''To  ——''