George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Charles Willson Peale, 12 December 1780

New Windsor 12th Decr 1780

Dr Sir,

I perswade my self you will embrace the oppertunity of the Marquis la Fayette’s visit to Philadelphia to give the picture of him the finishing touches. You may not have another oppertunity and I wish for its completion. I am Dr Sir Yr obedt Servt

Go: Washington

P.S. as I presume you must be done with my picture of the King of Prussia ’ere this I should be glad to have it returned to me.


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