Wlliam Gilmore Simms
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Item informationTitle: Montgomery's Messiah (Page 1)
Genre: Reviews/Essays
Publication informationVolume: F (Part II)
  • Composition date: [1832]
  • Publication date: 1842-01

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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: SF2_18xx_485

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Composition history Magnolia, IV (Jan. 1842), 1-14 [Source of clipping].
Description ''IT was said by that sturdy and rough citizen, ...''

Clipping reads: THE MAGNOLIA. | [rule] | VOL. IV. JANUARY, 1842. No. 1. | [rule] | ''MONTGOMERY'S MESSIAH.''*—BY W.G. SIMMS. | [rule]
Notes Position: whole page

This is an essay on religious poetry that grows out of a review of Robert Montgomery's The Messiah; a Poem in six Books, published in London in 1832.  According to a footnote in the essay itself, Simms began to compose the review in 1832.