noun, plural receivers general.
Origin of receiver general
Examples from the Web for receiver general
He did not seem unaccustomed to the luxury of the Receiver-General's ostentatious mansion.The Ball at Sceaux|Honore de Balzac
Chief opponent was Richard Corbin, wealthy, receiver-general of royal revenues and later Tory.The Road to Independence: Virginia 1763-1783|Virginia State Dept. of Education
Next morning, M. Hyrvoix was appointed (p. 318) Receiver-General for one of the departments—that is, exiled to the provinces.An Englishman in Paris|Albert D. (Albert Dresden) Vandam
Well, all that is very nice, and besides that you make calls on the wife of the prefect, the receiver-general and the bishop.
The receiver-general in St. Louis will not know of his official death until ten days after he shall have been killed here.Thirty Years' View (Vol. II of 2)|Thomas Hart Benton