The secretary's son, Frederick W.
Gonzago, sensible of his secretary's abilities, commended him to Philip II.
The archbishop died on the 23rd of January 989, having, according to his secretary's account, designated Gerbert his successor.
Fortunately, although the draft of an ultimatum was lying in the state secretary's office in Pretoria, the Boers, unprepared in departmental arrangements which are necessary in large military operations, were unable to take the field with the promptitude that the situation demanded.
The "Walker Tariff" of 1846 was based upon its principles and was in fact largely the secretary's own work.
12) from office and appointed General Grant (who had disapproved of the secretary's removal) secretary ad interim.
In 1544 a relation of his own, named German Gardiner, whom he employed as his secretary, was put to death for treason in reference to the king's supremacy, and his enemies insinuated to the king that he himself was of his secretary's way of thinking.