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From the Hans Christian Andersen biography "The Life of Hans Christian Andersen. Day By Day", written by DPhil Johan de Mylius:

1859


28 May

Is invited to dine at Frederiksborg Castle. King Frederik VII wishes to hear HCA read "The Wind Tells...", outside in a nature setting. The party therefore sets sail on the lake and on the royal boat, HCA reads aloud: "about the vanishing of riches and happiness" (in the continuation of Mit Livs Eventyr (The Fairy Tale of My Life). - Because the castle burnt down, HCA would later remember this incident as a omen.

1 June

Goes to the Ingemans' in Sor and continues, after two nights, to Basns Estate.

15 June

HCA's fortune amounts to 7,455 rdl.

20 June

Commences the trip to Jutland. Via Korsr-rhus to Silkeborg. Stays with the Drewsens here until 4th July, then continues via Herning and Holstebro to Nrre Vosborg, where he had been invited by A.E.M. Tang, the titular Councillor of State.

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