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Rossiter, Thomas Prichard, 1818-1871


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Letter, Thomas Rossiter to Benson Lossing, 1859 January 22

 Item — Box 76, Folder: 1859.01.22
Identifier: RM-1067; MS-5709
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 3 pages. Letter concerns his painting, "The Home of Washington." In his letter, he asks Lossing, a fellow artist, advice in finding who were the members of the Washington household in August 1784 during Layfayette's first visit to Mt Vernon. He wants to include them in his painting along with G. Washington, and Gen. Layfayette on the piazza at Mt. Vernon.

Dates: 1859 January 22