George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Charles Willson Peale, 8 July 1787

From Charles Willson Peale

[Philadelphia] July 8th 1787

Dr Sir

The Drapery and back ground of your Portrait is painted and if it is convenient to your Excellency to favor me with a setting to morrow morning, I will have my pallet sett with fresh ground Colours.1 I hope and believe this setting will make it equal to any ⟨Picture⟩ from the Pensil of your very much obliged friend & Hble Servt

C.W. Peale

LB, PPAmP: Charles Willson Peale Papers.

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