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NATIONAL MERCANTILE LIFE ASSURANCE SOCIETY: SHARES

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): CLC/B/005/NM02
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: NATIONAL MERCANTILE LIFE ASSURANCE SOCIETY: SHARES
Date(s): 1850-1851
Level of description: Sub-fonds
Extent: 0.03 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Eagle Insurance Co
National Endowment and Assurance Society | 1837-1843 x National Mercantile Life Assurance Society

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

National Mercantile Life Assurance Society was founded in 1837 as National Endowment and Assurance Society, offering endowment and ordinary life assurance, proprietary. It was acquired by United Mercantile and Travellers' Life Assurance Society in 1841 and the name was changed in 1843. The Society had offices at 2 King William Street; Arthur Street West, London Bridge; and 27 Poultry. It was acquired by Eagle in 1866.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Shares records of the National Mercantile Life Assurance Society including shareholders' deed of release, and power of attorney to execute.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English.

System of arrangement:

These records are arranged as follows: CLC/B/005/NM02/01 Deed and power of attorney.

Conditions governing access:

48 hours notice required for access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to this collection rests with the City of London.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Accessioned as part of the Eagle Star Insurance Company archive.

Allied Materials

Related material:

For other records of National Mercantile Life Assurance Society see CLC/B/005/NM01: Corporate; CLC/B/005/NM04: Business; CLC/B/005/NM05: Premises. Part of the records of the Eagle Star Insurance Company Limited, CLC/B/005.


Publication note:

Eagle Star, A Guide to its History and Archivesprepared by Zurich Group Archives.

Description Notes

Archivist's note:

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Added to AIM25 May 2012.

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