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- n. a representative of the federal government to American Indian tribes (especially on Indian reservations)
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In a less general sense he requested an Indian agent to “recommend me kindly to Mononcatoocha and others; tell them how happy it would make Conotocarius to have an opportunity of taking them by the hand.”