Kristoffer is first heard of in 1639, as overseer and accountant at the court of Duke Frederick.
The accountant stopped, facing the Cossack, and examined him with attentive curiosity.
Behind Prince Bagration rode an officer of the suite, the prince's personal adjutant, Zherkov, an orderly officer, the staff officer on duty, riding a fine bobtailed horse, and a civilian--an accountant who had asked permission to be present at the battle out of curiosity.
Before this event, however, Richard had been appointed a baron of the exchequer, his great industry and exceptional abilities as an accountant being recognized by giving him a special seat at the exchequer table, and from 1168 until his death he frequently acted as one of the itinerant justices.
In a corner of the hut stood a standard captured from the French, and the accountant with the naive face was feeling its texture, shaking his head in perplexity--perhaps because the banner really interested him, perhaps because it was hard for him, hungry as he was, to look on at a dinner where there was no place for him.
Like the time an accountant had embezzled some money from O'Hara Enterprises.
He was, after all, taking time off work during the busiest time of the year for an accountant to be with her.