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Tudor, Charley

The youngest of the three clerks, tied to an uninteresting job in the Internal Navigation Office, where he acquired had habits and made second-rate friends. Katie Woodward fell in love with him, and through her influence he eventually found himself, and they were married.

Charley’s entrance examination to the Navigation Office is reminiscent of Trollope’s on entering the Post Office, and many other of his experiences are autobiographical.