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Register of legal documents [‎5r] (14/406)

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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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'lb Pmw
Checks, Itc.
To Issue
Powers of
To Appoint
shall have no power to accept any draft, bill
of exchange, or other order for the payment of
money which shall exceed the sum of Twenty-
five thousand dollars ($ 25 , 000 ) United States
currency, or it® equivalent!
(d) Acting jointly with such other
person as shall be thereunto duly authorized
by written power of attorney signed by authority
peny, to
of the Board of Directors of the
drew, sign and deliver
for the payment of
institution in sttld Territo^
Company a^thc time, has an eccotfff
depoe 1 ta\ ^P^ 2 aM|cy shf fi ci ept - tsTmaet all such
checks encAotrers shall ‘h^ve been mede|
or orders
eh the
2* To TEHsue special, rjodified, substitute,
or limited povemof attorney, effective for a
period not exceeding two, years from the date
thereof, containing no power of substitution,
as say be necessary for conferring upon any
person, in the discretion-of the Attorney,
such of the p owers the : Attozpey has hereunder
as he way deem necessary, or'convenient to grant
to any such person; provided; ^bet every such
rover of attorney issued by the : Attomey under
this paregraph 2 (first), shall be revocable
at any time by the Attorney, his substitute,
or by the Company! (second;, shall not be
affected by the revocation or other termination
of the power of attorney of the Attorney! and
(third), shall be returned to the Company on
its revocation or other termination; and ever;/
such power of attorney shall so provide in
terms! end provided that this paragraph 2 shall
not be deemed to confer uponjthe-^torncy the
power of complete sub&tmiticp, lefc^cpt as set
forth in paragraph^-he
3 , \ ^paciiilly the oord
of DiresTOierctf the ifisi|sShy in writing or by
cable, toVe^poiiit^in writing a substitute under
this povW^of attorney in place and stead of
the Attorney, provided the Attorney cannot
thereby confer upon any substitute greater power
or authority than that hereby granted to the
Attorney, and provided that every such appoint
ment shall be and declare\that it is revocable
by the Attorney or by Hie Company and that it
shall be returned to the Ccmipeny on revocation
or termination|
GIVING AH5 GRAKTIbG unto the Attorney (but only when
acting jointly, in cases where hereinabove required so to act)
full power and autliority to do and perform each and every act
end thing whatsoever requisite or necessary to be done in and

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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.

Extent and format
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.

Written in
English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script
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