imprest


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According to The New Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, the Imprest was money advanced to a person for use in state business.
4) [margin] Extraordinarie paymentes paid to George Hearne Painter for the painting of the frame & other thinges about her ma[tes] maske as appeareth by his bill of the particulers therof entituled the painters Bill signed by the said George Hearne amounting to the some of Lxxiij[li] & heere allowed & paid as heareafter followeth viz to the said George Hearne by waie of imprest by warrant from the Lo: Sidney & william ffouler esquire dated the xxxth of Decembre 1603 x[li] And to thabove named James Kirton gent as parcell of the said Some of ccxliij[li] xvj[s] ij[d] by him Rec by ver-tue of the warrant above mencioned Lxiij[li] In all as appeareth by the said warrantes & theire acq[tes] called in and remaining as aforesaid Lxxiij[li]
The general financial environment of the university is such that allocations are made to the library, but apart from small imprest accounts, no money is held in the library.
Her Image is upon my Soul imprest, She lives within, and governs in my Breast.
The Society also felt that data about the imprest stock levels carried in the tradesmenEoACAOs vans should be transferable between the operative, the supplier and the SocietyEoACAOs back-office Orchard Housing Management system.
At the Commission's ER Office, we identified the following internal control and accounting procedure deficiencies: (1) Imprest cash counts were not timely and reports had inaccuracies.
Four hospitals with similar wards were utilised; three used the imprest system, one the unit dose system.
Light are her sallies as the tripping fawn's Forth-startled from the fern where she lay couched; Unthought of, unexpected, as the stir Of the soft breeze ruffling the meadow-flowers, Or from before it chasing wantonly The many-colored images imprest Upon the bosom of the placid lake.
This can range from full stores management, parts supply and inventory funding to simply parts support on an imprest basis.
This very sentiment is repeated again in Herbert's "Affliction II" where he reverses Southwell's notion that Christ was "untouched of presse": "Thy crosse took up in one, / By way of imprest, all my future mone" (14-15).
machine with its new Imprest in-mold painting technology (developed with Sherwin-Williams) will arrive next spring for a large, non-automotive application.
The scam was detected by "a sample control of the delegation's accountancy", which had "suggested the possibility that a staff member could have embezzled considerable amounts of money from the delegation's imprest accounts".