George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Charles Willson Peale, 6 August 1787

From Charles Willson Peale

Augt 6 1787

Dr Sir

Some Ladies & Gentlemen from Virginia having desired an Exhibition at ½ past 4 oclock in the afternoon of tomorrow gives me an opportunity of requesting the favour of your Company to partake of such Amusement as some of my labours may afford.1 I am with the highest respect Dr Sir your Obl[i]ged Hbe Servt

C.W. Peale

LB, PPAmP: Charles Willson Peale Papers.

1GW does not record in his diary attending Peak’s exhibition on that day, but on 27 Sept. Peale in a letter to GW refers to GW’s having visited “my Room.”

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