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[121] wife written during this interval, in which she complained of the delay, shows how little the outer world understood his character or his motives. ‘You must not be concerned about my commission (he wrote). I feel too distrustful of my own skill, coolness and judgment. I have never coveted and always avoided positions of trust and responsibility. The offices that I have held have not been of my seeking.’


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