Outlines on pages of manuscript
"Three years" (1845 – 1847 years)
Pencil on paper (32,3 × 21 cm). [End of 1845 – beginning 1847]. Institute of Literature National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, inv. number 1448.
Notebook have six hundred sheets. Shevchenko worked on this collection in the late 1845 – early in 1847. On four sheets of notebook – sketches; their plots are not related to the content of poetry. Their execution dates by the time of Shevchenko's work on the collection, with the exception of outline on the back of the  sheet with a narrower date.
Storage areas: Archive of Third Department, V. Tarnowski's Museum of Ukrainian antiquity in Chernihiv.
V. Ja. Tkachenko
After publication: Taras Shevchenko Complete works in 10 volumes. – Kyiv: ed. Academy of sciences of UkrSSR, 1961, Vol. 7, part 2, p. 40 (note).