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Analysis of the United States Treasury Department I

ANALYSIS OF THE UNITED STATES TREASURY DEPARTMENT.

I. Administration. The Secretary of the Treasury, who is the representative of the Treasury Department in the Presi dent's cabinet, is personally responsible for the administration of the department. The administrative functions are assigned to officers or offices as follows : 1. First Assistant Secretary, who is made responsible for the following division of services : a. Public moneys.

b. Revenue marine.

c. Stationery, printing, and blanks.

d. Loans and currency.

e. Bureau of Engraving and Printing.

f. Bureau of the Mitt.

g. Second Assistant Secretary, who is made responsible to the Secretary for the following division of services: a. Special agents.

g. Internal revenue and navigation.

h. Warrants, estimates, and appropriations.

d. Office of the Supervising Architect.

e. Office of the Supervising Surgeon-General of Marine Hospitals.

f. Bureau of Statistics.

g. Office of Supervising Inspector-General of Steamboats.

h. The chief clerk, who is responsible for grounds and buildings, for the contingent expenses of the Treasury Depart ment, for the handling of the mail of the department, for the compilation of digests of circulars, and other similar duties.The Secretary of the Treasury in his capacity of Com

missioner of Customs.

i. The Commissioner of Internal Revenue.

j. The Comptroller of the Currency.

k. Miscellaneous bureaus which report directly to the Secretary of the Treasury.

l. Examination of Accounts and adjudication of claims. The Comptroller of the Treasury, who is the judicial though not the administrative head of the Division of Accounts, renders decisions upon claims and accounts which are final so far as the Treasury Department is concerned. The Fork of examination is assigned to six auditors, as follows : The First Auditor, who reviews the accounts of the Treasury Department.

The Second Auditor, who reviews the accounts of the War Department.

The Third Auditor, who reviews the accounts of the In terior Department.

The Fourth Auditor, who reviews the accounts of the Navy Department.

The Fifth Auditor, who reviews the accounts of the State Department and some other accounts.

The Sixth Auditor, who reviews the accounts of the Post office Department.

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