Definition of Official emissary
1. Noun. A member of a legation.
Group relationships: Foreign Mission, Legation
Generic synonyms: Emissary, Envoy
Derivative terms: Legateship
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Literary usage of Official emissary
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Modern History of the English People by Gretton, Richard Henry, 1874- (1913)
"He was not, Mr Gladstone was careful to explain, an official emissary, but a volunteer in the matter. ..."
2. The Role of Federal Military Forces in Domestic Disorders, 1789-1878 by Robert W. Coakley (1996)
"Buchanan refused to send Kane as an official emissary, but did agree that he should go on a private mission at his own expense with the president's ..."
3. The Works of William H. Seward by William Henry Seward (1888)
"An official emissary from Washington is supposed to have suggested the solution which was adopted. This was a submission in form, but not in fact . ..."
4. Class Struggles in America by Algie Martin Simons (1907)
"It relates the experiences of an affable archangel in the city of London, the official emissary of omnipotence, and contrives to exhibit in small space as ..."
5. Luxemburg and Her Neighbours: A Record of the Political Fortunes of the by Ruth Putnam (1918)
"... treat this invasion and sent to Paris to ask an explanation.10 Then came a more official emissary charged with sounding public opinion, M. Jacqueminot. ..."
6. Lord Amherst and the British Advance Eastwards to Burma by Anne Thackeray Ritchie, Richardson Evans (1894)
"No official emissary was more welcome at the courts of princes and at the shrines of the idols than the Lord Padre Sahib, and the journal in which he ..."
7. Journal of the North China Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society by Shanghai Literary and Scientific Society, North-China Branch, China Branch (1882)
"At Tien-t'ou I was met by a simple and wild looking official emissary from Ha-p'uf| ffij Hien, (Fu-ning Fu). He created a great deal of hilarity amongst my ..."