Anden info: Bredsdorff noterer, at dette brev er i KB
Mødeprotokollen for Athenæum 20 July: "A letter dated the 4 July was read from A[braham] Hayward i.e.: recommending for invitation Mr Hans Christian Andersen of Copenhagen author of the Improvisatore, and various other works of fiction. Resolved that Mr Andersen be invited for the usual period of two months."
27 July: "Letters dated the 24, 25 and 26 instant were read from Mr H C Andersen, Professor Huber, Professor Macure returning thanks for their respective invitations."