Members of the United Company of Merchants of England
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A List of the Names of the Members of the United Company of Merchants of England, Trading to the East Indies
Who appear Qualified to Vote at their General Courts
Note, Those marked ****, have four Votes; ***, three Votes; **, two Votes; †*, one Vote; and are capable by their Stock, of being chosen Directors of the said Company. Those marked ††, though capable by their Stock of being chosen Directors, at the ensuing Election, on Wednesday, 12th April, 1815, are nevertheless not qualified to Vote. Those marked *, have one Vote.
Oath to be taken by Proprietors previous to Balloting
I, A. B. do Swear, That the Sum of One Thousand Pounds, or more, of the Capital
Stock of the United Company of Merchants of England trading to the East Indies,
standing in my name, doth at this Time belong, and hath, for the Space of Twelve
Calendar Months, actually belonged to me, in my own Right, and not in Trust for
any Person or Persons whatsoever; and that I have been in the Actual Receipt of
the Dividends and Profits thereof for my own Use, freed and discharged of all In
cumbrances, which can or may affect the same, for the said Space of Twelve
Calendar Months; or that the same came to me, within the Tune aforesaid, by
Bequest, or by Marriage, or by Succession to an Intestate's Estate, or by the
Custom of the City London, or by Settlement; and that such Stock has not been
transferred or made to me fraudulently or collusively, on Purpose to qualify me
to give my Vote; and that I have not before given my Vote on this Ballot.
A List of the Names of the Directors of the United Company of Merchants of
England, Trading to the East Indies, for the Year 1814.
Part of the VII Chapter of By-Laws concerning Elections
It is ordained that if any Member of this Company shall, by
Menaces, Promises, collusive Transfer or Transfers of Stock, or any other
indirect means whatsoever, obtain, or Endeavour to obtain, any Vote for the
Election of himself, or any other, to be a Director, and be thereof declared
guilty at a General Court, to be called for that purpose, such person shall for
ever be incapable of being elected a Director.
A List of the Names of the Members of the United Company of Merchants of England, Trading to the East Indies, 1815
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