Congressional Edition Volume 2284

Congressional Edition Volume 2284

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1885 edition. Excerpt: ...and I am sure the evil effects have only to be brought to the attention of the honorable Secretary of the Navy to induce him to change his views. Verv respectfully, COAELES BEARDSLEY, Auditor. Hon. Hugh Mcculloch, Secretary of the Treasury. Oorrespondenoe Relating To Omission By Fourth Auditor Of The Order Or Direction To Disbursing Officers On CertifiCates Of Settled Claims To Pay The Same. Navy Department, Washington, D. ft, December 1, 1884. Sir: Upon each certificate of a settled claim issued by the Fourth Auditor of the Treasury, an order or direction of payment is made, naming some particular pay officer of the Navy. I have the honor to request that hereafter the name of the pay officer may be omitted aud left to be inserted as may be determined by this Department. Very respectfully, WM. E. CHANDLER, Secretary of the Navy. Hon. Hugh Mcculloch, Secretary of the Treasury. Navy Department, Washington, December 13, 1884. Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge your communication of the 11th instant, inclosing a copy of the report of the Fourth Auditor in the matter of my request of the 1st instant, that the name of the disbursing officer designated to pay certificates issued by the Fourth Auditor in settlement of claims be omitted. Among the reasons given by the Fourth Auditor in his report, for opposing my request; is that which he first urged in opposition to sending the certificates of settled claims to this Departineut for payment, viz, that "the preseut system has worked with great success since the formation of his office in 1817!" The other objections urged by the Fourth Auditor, relate to the details of office, which can be readily adjusted. The Second Comptroller, iu his communication of December 6, 1883, refers to these minor...
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  • Paperback | 372 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 20mm | 662g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236612523
  • 9781236612526