New Windsor 12th Decr 1780
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
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.