Wlliam Gilmore Simms
Scrapbook D >> [Page 245] >> The Sick Child.

Item informationTitle: The Sick Child.
Genre: Poetry
Publication informationVolume: D
  • Publication date: 1839[?]

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_684


    Sources/ReviewsSources consulted by researcher:
    • The Poetry of William Gilmore Simms: An Introduction and Bibliography
    Composition history ''A Sketch.''  Southern Literary Gazette (Aug. 1, 1829), 128.

    ''The Sick Child.''  Charleston City Gazette (Nov. 12, 1831).

    ''The Sick Child.''  Southern Literary Messenger, IV (Mar. 1838), 162-163.

    ''The Sick Child.''  Southern Passages and Pictures (1839), 29-33. [Conjectured source of clipping]
    Description ''HAD been, many nights, a watcher, nigh ...''

    Clipping reads: [rule] | THE SICK CHILD.
    Notes Position: bottom left, folded over with final four lines of first stanza and entire second stanza underneath front of clipping.  It then continues across page to bottom right. 

    There are several corrections in Simms's hand.

    Based on font and line breaks, clipping appears to be from Southern Passages and Pictures.