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- n. The rank or office of a collector of customs or other taxes.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The office of a collector of customs or of taxes.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The office of a collector of customs or taxes.
- n. The jurisdiction of a collector.
The Comte de Serizy, before his death, obtained for him the collectorship at Pontoise.
Your Excellency should take with you part of the purchase money in a check on the Bank of France, not forgetting the appointment of the son to the collectorship.
Ramgunge, where there is a magistrate, is only forty miles off, and there is a cavalry station about thirty miles farther; so Joseph wrote home to his parents, when he took possession of his collectorship.
As to his other niece, the doctor obtained for her husband, through his influence in Paris, the collectorship of Nemours, and became his bondsman.
Aly Pasha leads him to purchase the collectorship annually at the rate of about forty ounces of gold, or eight hundred Spanish dollars.
He would say, well, I am -- we ` re waiting -- at the time, this was when the battle on Capitol Hill was going on between Garfield and Conkling over the collectorship in New York.
The only serious difficulty I have had with the present administration was when it proposed to remove him from the collectorship of New York.
He settled in Baltimore and was appointed to the collectorship of the port, by the Governor of the State, the duties of which he discharged with the same exemplary fidelity which had attended his military career.
The collectorship may be said to have been Mr. Beardsley's profession.
In accepting the collectorship he yielded to the solicitation of friends who urged him to retain it after his health, due to worry and overwork, was seriously impaired.