(b. Copenhagen 1779, d. 1850)
Autograph letter, signed. No date, but [Cph 1800]. 2 pages. 8vo. Housed in nice half morocco box with gilt title on spine.
Letter to Christiane (Oehlenschläger’s later wife). Written while his sister, Sophie, was ill with scarlet fever at Frederik’s hospital. The letter contains a detailed description of O’s own infirmities but ends on a promising and optimistic note – “I promise you that I will get well soon. Your ailing A. Oehlenschläger”.
Provenance: Flemming Erik Pedersen (1931–2020).