'The paper on which it ['Fragment'] is written is watermarked R & J Couper Extra Super 1863. 'The Song of Arda' which appears to have been part of the same poem was printed in SMH 29 May 1866' - Reed (1966). Reed's source was the MS of this poem, then in his possession.
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First known date:yca.1866
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