Context

Context of (Official.) New-York, December 22, 1848. : Matthew St. Clair Clarke, Esquire, late auditor, Post-Office Department, Washington City, D.C. Sir, --One of the highest rewards, you well know, of a public officer, is the satisfaction he derives from knowing that his acts and conduct have been approved by those having supervision over them. ... I address you at this time for the purpose of knowing whether my official transactions were satisfactory to you, my object being to submit your reply to some of my friends. .., (electronic resource)
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