Dato: 30. juli 1847
Fra: H.C. Andersen   Til: Joseph Hambro
Sprog: engelsk.

[transskriberet af Elias Bredsdorff]

14 days ago I gave my certain promise to come today to Clapton to a children's party, I must be there at 11 o'clock and cannot [therefore] stay in town to receive you. I am in dispair at this. I hope to see yo when I return from Scotland. You promised me a kind letter there. From all my heart. Yours - It is requested that the enclosed letter be given to C.D. when at 2 o'clock he will ask for me.

Tekst fra: H.C. Andersens Hus