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6189. OFFICE-HOLDERS, Tenure of.—

Should I be placed in office * * * no man
who has conducted himself according to his
duties would have anything to fear from me,
as those who have done ill,
would have nothing
to hope, be their political principles what
they might.—
To Dr. B. S. Barton. Washington ed. iv, 353. Ford ed., vii, 489.
(W. Feb. 1801)