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Benjamin West letter to William Rawle, 1816 August 10

West, Benjamin, 1738-1820

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Title: Benjamin West letter to William Rawle

Date: 1816 August 10

Physical Details: Letter : 1 p. : handwritten ; 25 x 20 cm.

Description: West writes to introduce a friend to Rawle, a miniature painter named Mr. Robinson, and hopes that Rawle will extend hospitality to Robinson while he is in Philadelphia.

West also indicates that he has received Rawle's correspondence about some legal matters regarding land owned by West in Pennsylvania.

Creator: West, Benjamin, 1738-1820

Forms part of: Charles Henry Hart autograph collection, 1731-1918

Rights Statement: U.S. public domain

Citation Information: Benjamin West. Benjamin West letter to William Rawle, 1816 August 10. Charles Henry Hart autograph collection, 1731-1918. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 7061