This poem appears to have remained unpublished until its inclusion in Reed (1966). Reed indicates that his source was a transcript, then held by C. H. Bertie (q.v.). The poem appears to date from Kendall's years at Camden Haven (1875-1881).
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First known date:yca.1875-1881
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