Wlliam Gilmore Simms
Scrapbook G >> [Page 21] >> The Close of the Year 1861

Item informationTitle: The Close of the Year 1861
Genre: Poetry
Publication informationVolume: G
  • Publication date: 1862-03-25

Time periods
Digitization Digital collection: William Gilmore Simms Digital Collection
Rights: Digital Copyright © 2014, 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: SG_18xx_062

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Sources/ReviewsSources consulted by researcher:
  • The Poetry of William Gilmore Simms: An Introduction and Bibliography
  • Pseudonymous Publications of William Gilmore Simms
Composition history ''The Approach of Winter.''  Charleston Courier (Aug. 25, 1827).

''The Close of the Year 1861.''  Charleston Courier (Mar. 25, 1862) [Source of clipping]
Description ''Now come the premature blasts of Winter on, ...''

Clipping reads: [double rule] | [bracket] FOR THE COURIER. [close bracket] | THE CLOSE OF THE YEAR 1861.
Notes Position: top left, continuing across two clippings to top right

There are several corrections and markings in Simms's hand.  In addition, clipping features several discolorations.

The pseudonym Senex is the Latin word for ''old man'' (Kibler, Pseudonymous 76).