a public official in charge of the government's treasury.
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How to use receiver general in a sentence
In 1813, at the age of sixteen, she married M. Firmiani, receiver-general in the department of Montenotte.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z | Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
The two women often talked together; the receiver general's wife found Jeanne very simple and very ignorant.The Life of Joan of Arc, Vol. 1 and 2 (of 2) | Anatole France
He was allowed an agent in each district to collect the rents which were then turned in at stated periods to the receiver general.McGill and its Story, 1821-1921 | Cyrus Macmillan
The receiver-general, he was told, had not four crowns in his chest.Joan of Arc | Laura E. Richards
Omitting that of the governor general, the highest salary in Canada was that of the receiver general which was 1000 a year.The History of the Post Office in British North America | William Smith