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Attends the quarterly meeting of Det Kongelige Nordiske Oldskriftselskab (The Royal Society of Northern Antiquaries). Receives the book Antiquitates Americanæ (still in Thorvaldsen’s book collection, M575), with his genealogical table. Speech by Finnur Magnússon.

Primary sources

  • Report and speech dated 9.10.1838 in the newspaper Dagen.

Other references

  • Frederik Barfod: Thorvaldsensk Album, Copenhagen 1844, p. 211-213.

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