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Register of legal documents [‎8r] (20/406)

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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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inafter referred to as the Attorney) duly authorised thereto by power of
Sparks Street, Ottawa, Canada (hereinafter called the <orapany) and in pur
suance to and by virtue of the powers vested in him by the said power of
attorney, does hereby nominate, constitute and appoint
(hereinafter referred to as the Substitute Attorney) his true and lawful
substitute attorney in THE UKIITD KIHGDCM and in any kingdom, state, colony,
territory, protectorate, mandatory, province, municipality, or other po
unit or sub-division wholly within the peogmphicel boundaries thereof (which
to do and perform any and all of the following things and ectst
Checks, tc., Company nny and all checks, bills of exchange, promissory
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of money now or hereafter drawn or endorsed payable to
tii© Company or its orderj
Drafts, Bills be thereur to duly autliorised bv written power of ettomey
of Ixchange, signed by authority of the of Directors of the
Etc* Company, to accept drafts, of exchange, and oth^r
orders for the payment c^fNpeney now or hereafter properly
drawn upon the (c^panypafovided, however, “Wist unloso
specially authorised ^^^the Board of Directors of the
Company, in vritlry? %r by cable, the Substitute Attorney
shall have no powef 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 its ecu!valent)
attorney granted to him on the 8 th day of Fej
I'etrolmim Company Limited, a company .duLy^r
The Bahrein
To Open
and Make
lm (a) To open accounts and make deposits in the name
of the Company and for its proper use and benefit in ary
one or more, incorporated banking institutions in scid
Territory selected by the Substitute Attorney;
To Endorse
(b) To endorse for deposit to the credit of the
For Deposit notes, and other orders and instruments for the payment
To Accept
(c) Acting jointly with such other person as shall
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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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