Definition of EMPLOYMENT


EMPLOYMENT

An employment is an office, as, the secretary of the
treasury
has a laborious and responsible employment, an agency, as, the employment
of an auctioneer, it signifies also the act by which one is engaged to do
something. 2 Mart. N. S. 672, 2 Harr. Cond. Lo. R. 778.

2. The employment of a printer to publish the laws of the United States,
is not an office. 17 S. & R. 219, 223. See Appointment.


Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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