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emissary
used in 1776

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Definition
someone sent on a mission to represent the interests of someone else
  • When, in September, an emissary from the Continental Congress at Philadelphia, Richard Penn, arrived in London with an "Olive Branch Petition" in hand, expressing loyalty to the Crown and requesting, in effect, that the King find a way to reconciliation, George III refused to have anything to do with it.
    p. 10.1

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