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Register of legal documents [‎6r] (16/406)

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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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State of fcew Toiic }
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County of Now York )
^ - Cn this £th day of February, 1950, before me
personally cane Howard Bowen Nichols, who being by me duly
ovoni did depoae and soy that he resides in Lerchciont, Kew York,
u:ited States of Americaend is Vice Fresident of the company
described in and which executed--the foregoip^ instruments that
he knows the seal of said c<xaj>gjy|. and seal affixed to
Mid nirtW WMt is such seal; rthat^i^W^ Affixed to said
instrument by authority of the of said 0m*
paryf »*£ that he signed Ids t^cr^to authority! and
ient > vho is to end by ne known to be
^ marrl ^^ V K e of said eotpery idiich
OKecutod the foregoija^r^fwent arjd thd identical person who
SMsevcted the oame on\»s o^tof^Snd wf^ac % name tlioreto is sub-
scrilvd, acknowledgedW^e that he sipeed same as his own free
and voluntary act and and the free volu te^ act and
noet 1 ! of salt, company for the uses and puspo^a therein set forth.
k *. ^
^■tness ' y • tu:d airt. dfidal seal the day and year
in tnis certificate first above written.
bo. 24 - 0.083000
Qualified in Kings County
CertifiMtcc filed in Kings Co. Reg.
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Ccfifsaisslon ixpires March 30, 1951
Loo 0, pp,n
l otary Public
State of Jew York
RiSCLVTI>, that WUUm Fpodertdc Eranetedt, jreBident
of this cerapeny, or Howerd lovman Uchols, Vice President of
t.iis coaperiy, he sod he hereby Is authorised and eoipovered to
execute under seal, for and on behalfs eorapany, vfritter.
l^art^h Brown and Leslie
powera of attorney in favor of
Arthur Smith, to conferring upon
aald Russell ^rtoi^>i^ r a«j' Arthur Snitii such pomm
£ffld authorities, l^Ld^ag the power of substitution, as In the
I’ifjcretlon of aaid Vinkn FrwJericOc Dramatedt or Howard BoUKB
ichols may be necessary or required to enable the aald raaacU
Hrarton Drown and Leslie Arthur Smith to open bank accounts In the
name of the eempeny In the United Kingdom, to make deposits
therein, and to draw, accept or endorse for deposit therein
chocks, bills of exchange, proralesoiy notes, or other orders or
instruments for the payment of money.

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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.

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English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script
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