He was an auctioneer and shipping agent, and during his absence his business was annexed by a rival.
Nestor: It is more likely he will get it consigned to the shipping agent.
Mr. Ringold said that as soon as they got settled the boys could go to San Francisco to look up the shipping agent.
"I pay so soon as de goots is here," said the German shipping agent.
"A derelict," explained the shipping agent, who had accompanied them to the quay.
August Strindberg was born in 1849, the son of a msalliance between a shipping agent and a servant girl.
For some weeks a German down in Monaco, a shipping agent, has had a yacht in the harbour for hire.
As we have little time to spare, I propose that we leave for the docks at once and go to a shipping agent.
Jonathan and the two doctors went to the shipping agent to learn particulars of the arrival of the Czarina Catherine.
Instead of so doing, he walked into several offices by chance, over which he saw written “shipping agent and Broker.”