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Register of legal documents [‎8v] (21/406)

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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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To Draw
(d)' Acting jointly with such other persons as shall
he thereunto duly authorised by written power of attorney
signed by authority of the Board of Directors of the
Company, to draw, sign and deliver checks and other orders
for the payment of money upon any hanking Institution in
said Territory with which the Company at the time has an
account in which deposits ofOpney sufficient to meet all
such ^ecks and orders sh^^mrve been made}
Ginm AHP GfUSfrn® unto th^^stitute Attorney (hut only when
acting jointly in cases where her^^fehove reejuirad so to act) full power and
authority to do and perform each and every act end thing whatsoever reeiuoi te
or necessary to he done in and about the premises as fully -and effectually to
ail intents and purposes os the Company itself might or could do ii personally
present and actingj hereby ratifying and confirming all that the substitute
Attorney shall lawfully do or cause to be don© by virtue hereof.
This power of attorney
(a) shall be revocable at any time by the Attorney, his
substitute, or by the Company;
shall be automatically revoked by the resignation or
removal of the Substitute Attorney from the position
in the Company’s employ held by him when this power of
attorney wEs issued; ^
shall rot be affected by the revc^tion or other teirdna-
tion of the power of attofce£>f the Attorney; and
shall be returned to th^bmpeny on its revocation or
other terrainsticm« Cr
Unless sooner revoked or termine tted, this power of attorney shall
remain in full force and effect until December 31st, 1951 or until the
Substitute Attorney resigns or is removed from the Company's employ whichever
happens first.
IK vIT?nPSS Mm K? OF, the said RUSSELL HESS'}* BB0WH, duly authorised
thereto by The Bahrein letroleum Company Limited os aforesaid, has executed
this instroaent at Bahrein this 20th day of February, 1950, in the presence
of the subscribing witnesses.

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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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