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INTENDANT. One who has the charge, management, or direction of some office, department, or public business.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Cotton, on the other hand, was obtained in exchange for yerba, generating greater pressure on the work of indigenous women in the mate plantations, especially in the towns of the Intendancy of Paraguay.
(37) The intendancy offered scholarships to island students interested in pursuing teaching degrees in Bogota, Cartagena, or Medellin, thus competing for children whose parents considered sending them to study in Jamaica or the United States.
The public edifices, such as the Government building, the Intendancy, the Counsel building, and the most solid structures, like the new church, the new Corps de Garde, the powder magazine and private houses, were no more than heaps.
It is titled "Report presented to the Intendancy of the Province of Concepcion, by Ambrosio Lozier, Simon Rodriguez and Juan Jose Arteaga, nominated to recognize the city of Concepcion and its surroundings after the earthquake of February 20, 1835" (Rodriguez, 1835) and denoted herein as "Rodriguez' report".
In the late 1980s, the ELN's size was thought to be 500 with its theater of operations extending to vast stretches of Colombia's eastern plains and portions of the departments of Norte de Santander, Santander, Bolivar, Cauca, and Antioquia, and the intendancy of Arauca.
(11.) Rene Velazquez, "The Intendancy of Alejandro Ramirez in Puerto Rico" (Ph.D.
These, along with the province of Soconusco (on the Pacific coast), were united in 1786 into the intendancy known as Chiapas.
On the one hand, "horizontal" agreements among transport firms in a given market are intuitively anticompetitive and monopolistic intendancy. This is especially so since there is little evidence of economies of organizational scale in transport.