A public officer of a state or municipal corporation, charged with certain duties in relation to the fiscal affairs of the same, principally to examine and audit the accounts of collectors of the public money, to keep records, and report the finan cial situation from time to time. There are also officers bearing this name in the treasury department of the United States.
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