Wlliam Gilmore Simms
Scrapbook G >> [Page 27] >> Flights to Florida II

Item informationTitle: Flights to Florida II
Genre: Travel Writings
Publication informationVolume: G
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  • Publication date: 1867-03-05


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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_080
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  • Pseudonymous Publications of William Gilmore Simms
Composition history ''Flights to Florida. II.''  Charleston Courier, LXV (Mar. 5, 1867). [Supplied source of clipping (Kibler 45)] 
Description ''BYRON, borrowing somewhat from the Bible, ...''

Clipping reads: [double rule] | FLIGHTS TO FLORIDA. | II. | ''Once more upon the waters.''
Notes Position: bottom left, continuing across two clippings to bottom right

Pseudonym Clytus is Greek word for ''famous'' and also a common Greek proper name (Kibler 44).

Clipping is the second of a twelve-part series of prose sketches about Florida that appeared in the Charleston Courier from Feb. 27 to May 9 of 1867 (Kibler 45). 

In this second installment, Simms discusses the sea voyage to the northern coast of Florida.