NPG 763 (1b)

Letter from Samuel Rogers to the Thomas Phillips, undated, regarding the portrait.


on the subject, would protest loudly against all further proceedings; & perhaps with reason. I have heard of some Poet who prefixed his ugly unmeaning face to his book, & it instantly stopped the sales. Nobody took any farther interest in his (illegible) complainings.

Yours very truly
Samuel Rogers

I have been out of town, or I should