In English law. A principal officer of the royal establishment, next under the controller, who, in the counting- house and elsewhere, had a special charge and oversight of the other officers, whose wages he paid. Cogitationis poenam nemo patitur. No one is punished for his thoughts. Dig. 48, 19, 18.
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