First published in The Life and Genius of James Lionel Michael (1868) titled 'In Memoriam', with no subtitle.
Appears in The Life and Genius of James Lionel Michael (1868) with Kendall's accompanying note to J. Sheridan Moore: 'Michael is buried in a lovely spot on the north bank of the Clarence River. This place which was a favourite haunt of the poet [ie. Michael], is referred to in the annexed verses.'
During the early 1860s Michael was Kendall's employer and literary mentor, and for a brief period they were close friends.
Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of
yThe Poetical Works of Henry KendallHenry Kendall,
Thomas Thornton Reed
Adelaide:Libraries Board of South Australia,1966Z5714731966selected work poetry This critical edition includes 90 previously uncollected poems and collates manuscripts of the poems and their appearances in periodicals and newspapers during the poet's life-time. There are copious biographical and critical notes, indexes and a bibliography.Adelaide:Libraries Board of South Australia,1966