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while she owes the bank more than the whole revenue, and can pay that paper over on her debt, dollar for dollar;--still there is danger of loss to the officers of State : and you know, Jeff, we can't get along without officers of State. Damn officers of State! --says he; that's what Whigs are always hurrahing for. Now, don't swear so, Jeff, says I; you know I belong to the meetin‘, and swearin‘ hurts my feelings. Beg pardon, Aunt ‘Becca, says he; but I do say it's enough to make Dr. Goddard swear, to have tax to pay in silver, for nothing only that Ford may get his two thousand a year, and Shields his twenty-four hundred a year, and Carpenter his sixteen hundred a year, and all without danger of loss by taking it in State paper. Yes, yes: it's plain enough now what these officers of State mean by danger of loss. Wash, I s'pose, actually lost fifteen hundred dollars out of the three thousand that two of these officers of State let him steal from the treasury, by being compe<