mercantile agent
a commercial agent, such as a factor or broker, who in the ordinary course of his business has authority to sell goods, to consign goods for sale, to buy goods or to raise money on the security of goods on behalf of his principal. See factor.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.

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