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Register of legal documents [‎12v] (29/406)

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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 New York * )
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County of New York )
On this 8 th day of February, 1950, before me
personally came Howard Bowman Nichols, who being by me duly
svoni did depose and say that he resides in Larchmont, hew York,
United States of America, and is Vice President of the company
described in and whit foregoing instrument; that
he knows the seal of ft^that the seal affixed to
said instrument is si * Was so affixed to said
instrument by author! Directors of said Com
pany; and that he si* /fereto by like authority; and
said affiant, who is y known and by me known to b
of full age and marri sident of said company which
executed the foregoir d the identical person who
executed the same on whose name thereto is sub
scribed, acknowledgec signed same as his own free
and voluntary act anc ree and voluntary net and
deed of said company d purposes therein set forth
led and empowered to
-his company, written
said Russell Merton Brown and Leslie Arthur Smith such powers
and authorities, including the power of substitution, as in the
discretion of said William Frederick Bramstedt or Howard Bowman
Nichols may be necessary or required to enable the said Russell
Merton Brown and Leslie Arthur Smith to open bank accounts in the
name of the company in the United Kingdom, to make deposits
therein, and to draw, accept or endorse for deposit therein
checks, bills of exchange, promissory notes, or other orders or
instruments for the payment of money.
Witness my al seal the day and year
in this certificate first above written.
Ik). 24^-1083000
Qualified in Kings County
Certificates filed in Kings Co .Reg.
N.Y.Co.Clk^, N.Y. Co .Reg.
Commission Expires March 30,1951
State of New York
Sgd/- Leo c. I gan
Notary Public
Tick Brains ted t. President
TFof Russell Merton Brown and Leslie
Arthur Smith, to expire opi December 31
qp December 31, 1952, conferring upon

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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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