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'Historical Summary of Events in the Persian Gulf Shaikhdoms and the Sultanate of Muscat and Oman, 1928-1953: Appendices, Genealogical Tables' [‎113v] (13/142)

The record is made up of 1 volume (65 folios). It was created in c 1953. It was written in English. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers.


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(H) To borrow or raise or secure the payment of money for the purposes of the
Company on such terms and on such security as may be thought fit.
(I) To draw, make, accept, indorse, execute and issue promissory notes, bills of
exchange, bills of lading, warrants, debentures and other negotiable or
transferable instruments.
(J) To undertake and execute any trusts the undertaking whereof promote the
objects of the Company, and either gratuitously or otherwise.
(K) To procure the Company to be registered or recognised in any foreign country
or place.
(L) To sell, improve, manage, develop, exchange, lease, mortgage, enfranchise,
dispose of, turn to account, or otherwise deal with all or any part of the
property and rights of the Company as shall be expedient with a view to the
promotion of its objects.
(M) To purchase, take in exchange, hire, charter, or otherwise acquire and hold
ships, boats and vessels of any kind for the purpose of visiting, establishing,
removing, maintaining and otherwise caring for all or any of the navigational
aids referred to in sub-clause (A) hereof, and to maintain, repair, improve,
alter, sell, exchange, let out on hire or charter or otherwise deal with and
dispose of all or any such ships, boats and vessels.
(N) To give or award pensions, annuities, gratuities, superannuation and other
allowances or benefits to any persons who have at any time been officers or
employees of the Company and to the wives, widows, children and other
relatives or dependants of any such persons, and to set up, establish, support
and maintain pension, superannuation or other funds or schemes (whether
contributory or non-contributory) for the benefit of such persons as aforesaid
or any of them or any class of them.
(O) To do all or any of the above things as principals, agents, contractors, trustees,
or otherwise, and by or through trustees, agents, or otherwise, and either alone
or in conjunction with others.
(P) To do all such other things as are incidental or conducive to the attainment of
the above objects.
Provided that the Company shall not support with its funds any object, or
endeavour to impose on or procure to be observed by its members or others, any
regulation, restriction or condition which if an object of the Company would make
it a Trade Union.
Provided also that in case the Company shall take or hold any property which
may be subject to any trusts, the Company shall only deal with the same in such
manner as allowed by law, having regard to such trusts.
4. The income and property of the Company whencesoever derived, shall be
applied solely towards the promotion of the objects of the Company as set forth
in this Memorandum of Association, and no portion thereof shall be paid, or
transferred directly or indirectly, by way of dividend, bonus or otherwise
howsoever by way of profit, to the members of the Company.
Provided always that nothing herein shall prevent the payment in good faith
of reasonable and proper remuneration to any officer or servant of the Company,
or to any member of the Company, in return for any services actually rendered
to the Company, nor prevent the payment of interest at a rate not exceeding 4 per
centum per annum on money lent or reasonable and proper rent or hire for
premises or property demised or let by any member of the Company to the
Company, but so that no member of the Board of Directors of the Company or of
any Local Board or Committee thereof shall be appointed to any salaried office or
any office of the Company paid by fees, and that no remuneration or other benefit
in money or money's worth shall be given by the Company to any member of such
Board or local board, except repayment of out-of-pocket expenses and interest at
the rate aforesaid on money lent or reasonable and proper rent for premises
demised or let to the Company; provided that the provision last aforesaid shall
not apply to any payment to any company of which a member of the said Board
or local board may be a member, and in which such member shall not hold more
than one hundredth part of the capital, and such member not be bound to account
for any share of the profits he may receive in respect of any such payment.

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Appendices to IOR/R/15/1/731(1). The appendices relate to the chapter on general matters, and to the chapters on Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, the Trucial States, and Muscat. Also includes genealogical tables of Ruling Families in the Gulf at the end of the volume and (separately filed) further handwritten genealogical tables.

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1 volume (65 folios)

There is a list of contents at the front of the volume.

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Foliation: the foliation sequence commences at 110 on the front cover and terminates at 176 on the last of the loose folios stored in polyester sheets. These numbers are written in pencil, are enclosed in a circle, and appear in the top right hand corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. page of each folio. The foliation sequence is a continuation of that in the main part of the document - IOR/R/15/1/731(1).

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'Historical Summary of Events in the Persian Gulf Shaikhdoms and the Sultanate of Muscat and Oman, 1928-1953: Appendices, Genealogical Tables' [‎113v] (13/142), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/1/731(2), in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 19 February 2020]

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