Mr Barry presents his respectful Compliments to the President4 Vice Presidents & the rest of the Noblemen & Gentlemen of the Society for the Encouragement of Arts &c, & will with much pleasure bestow every attention on the Engraving of Mr Hoopers Head5 which Mr Evans is doing for the Society.
Mr Barry has seen of6 Mr Evans's work with great satisfaction; it possesses accuracy, force and delicacy, & cannot fail completely answering the Society's wishes in making the Frontispiece of the approaching Vol. Volume of their Transactions7 a graceful Ornament to the Book & a worthy tribute to the respectable amiable memory of their late Vice President Mr Hooper.
May 31. 1796
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