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Memorandum of Association

1st. The name of the company is " The Patent Stereotype Company." 2nd. The registered office of the company will be situate in England. 3rd. The objects for which the company is established are " the " working of a patent method of founding and casting stereotype plates, " of which method John Smith of London is the sole patentee, and " the doing of all such things as are incidental or conducive to the " attainment of the above objects." We, the several persons whose names are subscribed, are desirous of being formed into a company, in pursuance of this memorandum of association, and we respectively agree to take the number of shares in the capital of the company set opposite our respective names.

Names, Addresses, and Descriptions of SubscribersNumber of shares taken by each Subscriber
" 1. John Jones of in the county of merchant3
" 2. John Smith of in the county of merchant2
" 3. Thomas Green of in the county of merchant1
" 4. John Thompson of in the county of merchant2
" 5. Caleb White of in the county of merchant2
" 6. Andrew Brown of in the county of merchant1
" 7. Abel Brown of in the county of merchant1
Total shares taken12 "

Dated the _________________ day of _________________ 19___. _________________Witness to the above signatures,

_________________ A.B., No. 20, Bond Street, London. Articles of Association to accompany the preceding Memorandum of Association 1. The number of members with which the company proposes to be registered is 20, but the directors may from time to time register an increase of members. 2. The share capital of the company is two thousand pounds divided into twenty shares of one hundred pounds each. 3. The company may by special resolution—

(a) increase the share capital by such sum to be divided into shares of such amount as the resolution may prescribe ;

(b) consolidate its shares into shares of a larger amount than its existing shares ;

(c) sub-divide its shares into shares of a smaller amount than its existing shares ;

(d) cancel any shares which at the date of the passing of the resolution have not been taken or agreed to be taken by any person ;

(e) reduce its share capital in any way. 4. The regulations of Table A, Part I, set out in the First Schedule to the Companies Act, 1948 (other than regulations 40 to 46 inclusive) shall be deemed to be incorporated with these articles and shall apply to the company. Names, Addresses and Descriptions of Subscribers 1. John Jones of in the county of merchant. 2. John Smith of in the county of merchant. 3. Thomas Green of in the county of merchant. 4. John Thompson of in the county of merchant. 5. Caleb White of in the county of merchant. 6. Andrew Brown of in the county of merchant. 7. Abel Brown of in the county of merchant. Dated the _________________ day of _________________ 19 ____. _________________Witness to the above signatures,

_________________A.B., No. 20, Bond Street, London.

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