Dumbarton 20 Aug 1847 [skal være 23.8.]
I have had a royal command to come to Loch Laggan and as this journey demands several days when I am bound at the saime time to be in Lipsic in the month of September, I am however reluctantly obliged to give up he vent to you and Abbotsford.
But you would make me very happy and give me the most pleasant remembrance of my vesit in Scotland were you to give me the Autograph of Walter Scott which you kindly promesed me were I to went Scotland. If you still intend this kindness for me, and give your letter note to London –
Adresse: The Danish Ambassador Reventlow
2 Wilton Terrace, Belgrave