factorage


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fac·tor·age

 (făk′tər-ĭj)
n.
1. The business of a factor.
2. The commission or fee paid to a factor.

factorage

(ˈfæktərɪdʒ)
n
(Law) the commission payable to a factor

fac•tor•age

(ˈfæk tər ɪdʒ)

n.
1. the work or business of a factor.
2. the commission paid to a factor.
[1605–15]

Factorage

 the whole body or assembly of factors, i.e., agents in a manufactory, 1849.
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After the war Longstreet moved to New Orleans and became a partner in a cotton factorage business and head of an insurance firm.
Presiding over all of this wide-ranging commerce was New Orleans's large community of merchant capitalists: its banks, factorage houses, commission firms, brokers, wholesalers, and retailers.
6.25 7.30 -- Pct no wealth 19.0 5.9 Pct no rateable polls 13.7 84.4 Pct with slave 1.6 4.3 1.9 Pct Lenders 5.9 13.9 6.2 Pct Merchants 4.7 3.9 1.7 Pct Manufacturers 4.3 2.6 1.1 Pct with cow 58.5 53.3 Urban 6.3 (143) 5.1 (356) Rural 63.9 (1379) 68.1 (1166) Notes: Wealth is in pounds, and is the sum of [(horses + oxen) * 2], (cows * 1.5), [(goats + sheep) * 0.015], (swine * 0.4), (annual value of real wealth * 6), and the values of stock-in-trade, factorage, and money at interest.