The rising after the end of the third act a flurry of calls to the scene of the author are so confused Gogol, he secretly fled. Returning home after the performance wife Chertkov find Gogol asleep with excitement on the couch in their living room (Myasnitskaya st., 7). Introduction to AD Chertkov ensued abroad. In Moscow, Gogol loved to visit the famous bibliophile whose rich collection of historical materials with time marked the beginning of the magazine "Russian archive". From Rome brought Gogol acquainted with Russian literature professor SP Shevyrev who eventually entrust all his publishing business. The writer was expensive sincere participation of Professor for his life and literary difficulties and the hospitality with which he always took a house in Degtyarny lane 4 (demolished for easy installation of a tower crane in the construction of the adjacent multi-storey residential building).