Wlliam Gilmore Simms
Scrapbook F (Part I) >> [Page 47] >> Obituary

Item informationTitle: Obituary
Genre: Obituary
Publication informationVolume: F (Part I)
  • Publication date: 1857-01-15

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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: SF_18xx_139

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    • Pseudonymous Publications of William Gilmore Simms
    Description ''DIED, in this city, on the 28th of Nov., 1856, of Ty- ...''

    Clipping reads: [double rule] | Obituary.
    Notes Position: left, continues across two clippings to right.

    The masthead is partially visible on the reverse, and reads ''ARY 16, 1857.''  This partial date, combined with the fact that the two deaths discussed in the obituary occurred in November and December 1856 suggests the publication date of January 16, 1857.

    While Kibler lists ''S.'' as one of Simms's proven pseudonyms, this Obituary does not appear in Kibler's list of prose pieces which he signed with that pseudonym.  However, due to the fact that this is the obituary of of two daughters of the Roach family, into which Simms was married, points to this very possibly being penned by Simms.