This manuscript was prepared for and intended to be published in the Strand Magazine as no. 4 of the series Strange Stories from Life in early 1901, but it was not published there.
A fair copy of the story as intended for publication in 1901, with some autograph corrections. Heading on p. 1 reads "Strange Studies from Life / IV / The voyage of the 'Flowery Land.'" Signed "A. Conan Doyle" on p. 13.