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1826. May 23d. 1 D4 22

Constitutional Code.

Ch. IX. Ministers Collectively.
§. 6. Statistic function

or 14.
Art ^^^ or 1. IV: Subject
matter or source of
loss, money. Modes of
loss. Examples:

I. Disserviceable procurement.
Modes. Examples.
1. Taxation misseated.
2. Borrowing on terms
less advantageous than
might have been
3. Payment or repayment
postponed on terms less
advantageous than might
have been obtained.

II. Disserviceable non-Receipt.
1. Non-receipt definitive
on day absolute, through
2.Non-receipt temporary
through negligence:
the money not received
till after the day
on which it might
have been and ought
to have been received.
3. Non-receipt, definitive
or temporary, through
favour to, but without
concert with, a party,
from whom it might
have been and ought
to have been received.
4. Non-receipt for
otherwise in concert
and by complicity with
a party from whom it
might and ought to
have been received.

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Ch. IX. Ministers Collectively.
§. 6. Statistic function

or 14 contind.
III. Disserviceable application
or non-application.
1. Purchase of personal services,
things unmoveable,
or things moveable at
an over price.
2. Non-purchase of d<hi rend="underline">o</hi>
of the time when
needed: thereby, loss of the
3. Purchase on credit
instead of for ready money:
thence, loss by the overprice.
4. Omission to employ it
in loan, when received
in quantity exceeding the
demand for purchases.
5. Note, that if exacted in
greater quantity than needed,
or before needed, the loss
falls on the contributors.
6. Non-application definitive,
or say hoarding.

IV. Transformation. Modes.
1. Transformation uneconomical,
by simple refusion:
subject matter of
loss, the expence of coinage,
and pay for labour employed
in calling in the
current stock.
2. Transformation uneconomical
and fraudulent:
to wit, by diminution of
quantity, or deterioration
of quantity by alloy, without
correspondent change
of denomination.
3. Augmentation uneconomical
of the aggregate quantity:
to wit by addition of paper
money, consisting of promises
to the stock of actual money, thereby lowering it's value.

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Ch. IX. Ministers Collectively.
§. 6. Statistic function

or 14 contind.
III. Disserviceable elimination,
expenditure 1 on purchase
or supposed purchase
of Personal Service.
Modes. Examples.
1. Pay attached to needless
offices: offices in their
nature useful, but by
and in proportion to
overnumber, superfluous,
and so far useless.
2. Pay attached to useless
offices: useless in their
nature: the labour, if
any, performed in them
being useless.
3. Pay attached to sinecure
offices: to an official situation
instituted or
continued on pretence
of services rendered,
when in fact no labour
is performed in any shape.
4. Overpay attached to
needful offices.

II and III. On purchase
or hire of things un moveable
or moveable.
1. Purchase or hire of
things needless, as above.
2. Purchase or hire of
things useless, as above.
3. Expenditure on the pretended
purchase or hire
of a thing not procured,
as above.
4. Expenditure during
an unnecessarily protracted
series of years
on the fabrication of a
thing not compleated
for use till the end of
the series: at which
time it may or may not
be needed. In

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h. IX. Ministers Collectively.
§. 6. Statistic function

or 14 contind.
In this case, the loss consists
in the loss of the
interest of the money,
expended in making
the several instalments.

In former days, in the
English Navy Subdepartment,
a practice had place of
expending money in this
way in a work which at
the intended rate of progress
could not have been compleated,
or so much as
been expected to be compleated
earlier than at
the end of perhaps half
a century. But if without
the work in question
the service could be sufficiently
provided for during
any such term, so
might it thereafter for
evermore. Some hundred
thousands of pounds was
the loss which, according
to a calculation made
at the time would, at the
end of the term, have been
the amount of the loss:
not to speak of the case
in which, by that time,
the work might, by any
one of a number of contingencies,
be rendered
useless, the demand being
superseded, or being better
provided for by other
means. Representation
to this effect was made,
and the calculation exhibited
by a functionary
to whose office it belonged:
to this representation no
regard was paid at the
time: whether since,
can not be stated.

Art 15.

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