A History of the Government of the City of Richmond, Virginia and a Sketch of Those who Administer Its Affairs (Google eBook)

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Williams Printing Company, 1899 - Richmond (Va.) - 140 pages
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Page 6 - Massachusetts, is to be expended for books for the College Library. The other half of the income is devoted to scholarships in Harvard University for the benefit of descendants of HENRY BRIGHT, JR., who died at Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1686.
Page 6 - University for the benefit of descendants of HENRY BRIGHT, JR., who died at Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1686. In the absence of such descendants, other persons are eligible to the scholarships. The will requires that this announcement shall be made in every book added to the Library under its provisions.
Page 46 - ... are faithfully performed. He shall have power to investigate their acts, have access to all books and documents in their offices, and may examine them and their subordinates on oath. The evidence given by persons so examined shall not be used against them in any criminal proceedings. He...
Page 65 - All moneys received on any special assessment shall be held by the treasurer as a special fund, to be applied to the payment of the improvement for which the assessment was made; and said money shall be used for no other purpose whatever.
Page 96 - Education or other public corporation composed of officers of government, of the funds and property of which the Commonwealth is sole owner, or in which it shall be attempted to enjoin or otherwise suspend or affect any judgment or decree on behalf of the Commonwealth, or any execution issued on such judgment or decree, it shall be only in the city of Richmond.
Page 64 - He shall also accompany such accounts with a statement of all moneys received into the Treasury and on what account, together with all warrants redeemed and paid by him; which said warrants, with any and all vouchers held by him, shall be delivered to the Clerk, and filed with his said account in the Clerk's office, upon every day of such settlement. He shall return all warrants paid by him stamped, or marked, "paid".
Page 48 - The comptroller shall act as the general accountant and fiscal agent of the city, and shall exercise a general supervision over all the officers of the city, charged in any manner with the receipt, collection or disbursement of the city revenue.
Page 49 - ... the balances of money then remaining in the treasury, with all sums due and outstanding, the names of all persons who may have become defaulters to the city, and the...
Page 96 - Court all suits in which it may be necessary or proper to make any of the following public officers a party defendant as representing the Commonwealth...
Page 65 - ... a full and detailed account of all receipts and expenditures during the preceding fiscal year, and the state of the treasury. He shall also keep a register of all warrants redeemed and paid during the year, describing such warrants, their date, amount, number, the fund from which paid, and...

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