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Register of legal documents [‎4v] (13/406)

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The record is made up of 1 volume (198 folios). It was created in 11 Jan 1950-31 Dec 1950. It was written in English and Arabic. 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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1GXJW ALL im BY THESE mSEl'TSt That The Bahrein
Petroleisa Compercy Limited, a company duly organised and existing
tinder the laws of the Dominion of Canada and having an office o.t
Trusts 1 wilding, 4£ Sparks Street, Ottawa, Canada (hereinafter
called the Company), docs hereby nominate, constitute and appoint
(hereinafter referred to as the
attorney in The United Ki
a >
) its true and lawful
kingdom, state, colony,
territory, protectorate v i nc e, municipality, or
ottvr poUticel^<^^..^lyls'lor wholly within the geogiephical
boundaries thorN^j^^/^errito^ and ell places and sub
divisions there ir\«/hereinafter collectively referred to as
said Territory), for the Company and in its name, place, and
stead (but subject to the limitations and restrictions herein
expressed) to do and perform any and all of the following things
and actsi
To Open
and Hake
To T rklorse
Checks, tc•,
for deposit
To Accept
Drafts, Bills
of Exchange,
1* (a) To open accounts end make deposits
in the name of the Company and for its proper
use and benefit in any one or more incorporated
banking InstituUeSfi in said Territory selected
by the Attorney!
StiorbJ/boT deposit to the
credit of »ny and all checks,
bills of excbarijsi promissory notes, and
other ^-ortior® and instruments for the j^ya^it
-ow or hereafter drawn or endorsed
to the Compeny or its order;
(c) Acting Jointly with such other
vs shall be thereunto duly autlioris^
by written power of attorney signed by
authority of the Board of Lirectoro of the
Company, to accept drafts, bills 01 exchan, e,
and other orders for the payment of money now
or hereafter properly drawn upon the c ompany;
provided, however, that unless specially
authorised by the Board of Directors of the
Company, in writing or by cable, tho Attorney

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The volume is a register of legal documents, deposited at the Political Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. , Bahrain. Most of the documents are certified copies of the originals. Many of the documents have been stamped as 'cancelled'. Many of the agreements and resolutions involve oil companies, including the Bahrain Petroleum Company (BAPCO), Petroleum Concessions Ltd, California Texas Oil Company (Caltex), and the Texas Company (China) Ltd.

The types of document include:

  • tenancy and lease agreements;
  • powers of attorney;
  • corporate resolutions;
  • partnership agreements;
  • certificates of delivery;
  • certification of notary publics.

The last 82 folios are blank.

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1 volume (198 folios)

The volume is arranged chronologically from the front of the file to the back.

Physical characteristics

Foliation: the main foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the front cover with 1 and terminates at the inside back cover with 201; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio. A previous foliation sequence, which is also circled, has been superseded and therefore crossed out.

Pagination: the file has been paginated using a combination of black ink, blue crayon, and pencil.

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English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script
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