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3353. GALLATIN (Albert), Tribue to.—

They say Mr. Gallatin was hostile to me.
This is false. I was indebted to nobody for
more cordial aid [during my administration] than to Mr. Gallatin, nor could any man more
solicitously interest himself in behalf of another
than he did of myself.—
To William Wirt. Washington ed. v, 594. Ford ed., ix, 318.
(M. 1811)