official record

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This envelope had the air of an official record of some period long past, when clerks engrossed their stiff and formal chirography on more substantial materials than at present.
When my convivial host discovered that he had told me so much, and that I was prone to doubtfulness, his foolish pride assumed the task the old vintage had commenced, and so he unearthed written evidence in the form of musty manuscript, and dry official records of the British Colonial Office to support many of the salient features of his remarkable narrative.
It appears also from the official records, that the trees were unexpectedly, some years afterwards, succeeded by a wire grass which spread over the whole surface.
An excerpt will appear on the agendas distributed before a meeting, while the full statement will be made part of the official record and given the same prominence given to reports from city departments.
The official record of events - the executioners' own testimony - would be the only full account of how the state exercises its license to kill.
But the agency's five-member Public Relations Committee barely skimmed those issues in its 90-minute meeting Tuesday night, a session that cost taxpayers more than $800 in stipends and fees, and one in which no official record was kept.
Flinn, the pioneering aviator whose adultery case captivated the nation, gave up her battle for an honorable discharge Thursday, and agreed to leave the Air Force with a stain on her official record.
At the opening of Wednesday's session, Salinas handed the prosecutor a 10-page document detailing his account of the ``political environment'' surrounding Colosio's campaign up to the time of his death, which was admitted into the official record, Gonzalez Perez said.