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Simms, William Gilmore

April 17, 1806–June 11, 1870


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  • Title Simms, William Gilmore
  • Coverage April 17, 1806–June 11, 1870
  • Author
  • Keywords Poet, historian, novelist, helped found and edit The Album, became editor of the City Gazette, a Charleston newspaper through which he railed against nullification and John C. Calhoun’s doctrine of state interposition,
  • Website Name South Carolina Encyclopedia
  • Publisher University of South Carolina, Institute for Southern Studies
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  • Access Date March 3, 2024
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update August 23, 2022
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