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- n. The position or office of a comptroller.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See controllership.
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- n. the position of comptroller
W.lliam H. Robertson of W.stchester thrice declined the comptrollership, and insistence upon his acceptance did not cease until James W. H.sted, springing to his feet, declared that such demands were evidently intended as an insult.
There was more of a contest over the comptrollership.
The comptrollership of state, recently created, went to Samuel Jones in return for having patiently worked out this more perfect method of controlling and disbursing state funds.
The comptrollership of New York city is as important as that of Secretary of the United States Treasury.
The comptrollership of the currency was Dawes's first official governmental position.
November, 1384, he received permission to absent himself from his old comptrollership for a month, and in February, 1385, was allowed to appoint a (permanent) deputy for this office also.
When Lord Cornwallis was appointed Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland, he pressed upon Colonel Napier, the father of THE Napiers, the comptrollership of army accounts.
As a political writer, he supported Pitt, and was rewarded by the comptrollership of taxes.
The award will recognize a federal public servant or team working in a government department or agency who has made a significant contribution to financial management and / or comptrollership within the Government of Canada.
It was developed with the support and guidance of the Office of the Comptroller General of Canada to maximize alignment with the new comptrollership and internal audit functions in government.
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