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Correspondence | 2006
Transcription Woodlands, S. C.
March 31, 1857

Walter L. Griffith, Esq.
New York City.

dear Sir:
I cheerfully comply with your request, and am,

Your obt servt
W. Gilmore Simms

"What's writ is writ!-a name,
May have its own significance; a sound,
Declare for the affection; a faint line,
Stricken at random, utter forth a will,
To characterize and indicate a Soul!"