Origin of intendance
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Arriving at the Intendance, he had awaited Doltaire's coming.
This is the second time he has been feasted at the Intendance when he should have been in prison.
Doltaire's imprisonment in a room of the Intendance was not so mysterious as suggestive.
Another, he come and say, 'Voban, he can not keep away from the Intendance.
Defects in administration by the Intendance, and general obstructiveness in that branch of the service.Recollections of Thirty-nine Years in the Army
Charles Alexander Gordon
- any of various public departments, esp in France
- a less common word for superintendenceSee superintendence
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