One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An official who issues permits to dig for gold.‘the detested gold commissioners were replaced by mining wardens’
- ‘Letters sent to private individuals are mainly concerned with transmitting the decisions of the Chief Gold Commissioner on disputed claims and petitions.’
- ‘There is also a quarterly report, as well as the monthly reports sent by sub-gold commissioners to the gold commissioners of their respective districts.’
- ‘These are monthly statements of cash in hand received from the Chief Gold Commissioner.’
- ‘A record was kept to verify the accounts returned by the Gold Commissioner.’
- ‘The Gold Commissioner who'd travelled with them was later found guilty of their murder.’
- ‘Most of the expenditures are payments of wages to officers of the Gold Commissioner's staff.’
- ‘He was appointed gold commissioner for the Goulburn and Araluen districts.’
- ‘He began a new career as a public servant, being appointed police magistrate and, soon after, gold commissioner at Gulgong.’
- ‘These are copies of letters sent by the Gold Commissioner in charge of the Northern Gold District to various government officials.’
- ‘The last of the NSW rushes were described in the writings of the gold commissioner.’
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