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Offline belindy

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Commercial Travelers and Circuses
« on: Wednesday 07 September 16 09:44 BST (UK) »
Could traveling circus employees also be known as commercial travelers?

According to my great-grandmothers marriage certificate her father was a commercial traveler.

And I know the boarding house she was living at was very popular with circus employees as the owners son went off with one.
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Re: Commercial Travelers and Circuses
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 07 September 16 13:22 BST (UK) »
A commercial traveller is a travelling sales representative or salesman, trying to get people to buy his firm's goods.
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