First published in the Empire in September 1861 titled 'To C.H.'
Note that Kendall wrote two different poems which came to be titled 'To Charles Harpur' (ie. this work, first published in the Empire in September 1861, and a later poem, first published in the Sydney Morning Herald in May 1863.
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