MANUSCRIPTS: There are two, identical in text and form, both written about 1860. The copy in packet 15 (H 83e) is in ink; the other copy (Bingham), in pencil and signed "Emily -," was sent to Samuel Bowles.
PUBLICATION: It is among the verses to Bowles in Letters (ed. 1894), 211; (ed. 1931), 200; also LL (1924), 245.