2 pages | SMC 1213
- Rutherford B. Hayes
On the whole I am exceedingly gratified by the results, and the closing scenes of my administration. To no one am I more indebted - to no one am I so much indebted for the Career in public life which is now closed as I am to you. I want you to know that I know and appreciate this fact.
Hayes is pleased to note, too, that in Sherman’s “extremely felicitous” farewell remarks to the Treasury Department, he did much to dispel the notion that his Secretary was “too cold in temperament.” Indeed, he closes with the thought that he knows “a most honorable course of public life is before” Sherman – and in it, he shall “always feel the deepest personal interest.”
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