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SECRETARY. An officer who, by order of his superior, writes letters and other instruments. He is so called because he is possessed of the secrets of his employer. This term wag used in France in 1343, and in England the term secretary was first applied to the clerks of the king, who being always near his person were called clerks of the secret, and in the reign of Henry VIII. the term secretary of state came into it.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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"I didn't have much luck at first but I kept on looking and along with 34 other people I applied to Northern Rock Plc for a position in their Gosforth offices as an administrative assistant. I was delighted when my application was successful."
Giesey joined the staff on October 22, 1984, as an administrative assistant to the Executive Director and bookkeeper.
He has been administrative assistant to Archbishop Crawley, responsible for APCI, since Jan.
David Evans, 55, who worked as an administrative assistant at Shireland Language College in Birmingham where his wife Jane is deputy head, died instantly after being run over by a vehicle which police believe may have been stolen at 12.50pm on Tuesday.
Maria Zadravac, with FEI since 2000, serves as administrative assistant, technical activities, providing support to the committees, as well jumping in to support other FEI areas and functions as required.
The state of Washington, second only to Texas in state membership, has decided to hire an administrative assistant. This person will be responsible for some of the tasks currently done by volunteers.
A former administrative assistant at the Ohio Department of Education recently pled guilty to stealing $78,000 in federal college-scholarship funds.
SIAN LLWYD, former administrative assistant at the Farmers' Union of Wales's Ruthin county office, has succeeded Mel Williams as county officer for Denbigh and Flint.
Among the duties of the program co-ordinator and administrative assistant is supporting a loan circle program, a peer lending group where a group of entrepreneurs review each others business plans and agree to financially cover one another should they default on their business loans.
There are times when the comparatively simple addition of a competent administrative assistant can clear up much of a messy operation.
Meanwhile, a contingent of fifty from the NYCB staff and School of American Ballet raised $12,000 in the AIDS Walk last May, according to NYCB administrative assistant Kristen Baecker.

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