MANUSCRIPTS: There are three autograph copies of this poem, all written about 1864. That reproduced above is in packet 91 (Bingham 69d). Another copy in pencil is addressed "Austin -" and signed "Emily." (H B 19):
"Soto" - Explore Thyself -The third copy (Bingham 98-4A-13), also signed "Emily.", and evidently intended for or sent to an unknown recipient, is identical with the copy to Austin.
PUBLICATION: FF (1932), 245. The copy to Austin furnished the text.