subtreasury

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n subtreasury a subordinate treasury or place of deposit
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Subtreasury A subordinate treasury, or place of deposit; as, the United States subtreasury at New York.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n subtreasury A branch of the United States treasury, established for convenience of receipt of public moneys under the independent treasury system, and placed in charge of an assistant treasurer of the United States. There are nine subtreasuries, situated in New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Cincinnati, Chicago, St. Louis, New Orleans, and San Francisco.
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Usage

In literature:

But, again, by the subtreasury scheme the revenue is to be collected in specie.
"The Papers And Writings Of Abraham Lincoln, Volume One" by Abraham Lincoln
But, again, by the subtreasury scheme the revenue is to be collected in specie.
"The Papers And Writings Of Abraham Lincoln, Complete" by Abraham Lincoln
The question of the continuance of the subtreasury system is respectfully submitted to the wisdom of Congress.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents," by James D. Richardson
The receipts of subsidiary counterfeit coins at the subtreasury at New York have been in recent times inconsequential.
"Disputed Handwriting" by Jerome B. Lavay
Maybe we had the heir to a subtreasury panting to join us and maybe his freckles were his fortune.
"At Good Old Siwash" by George Fitch
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