South Australian Company : Deed of Settlement and Royal Charter of Incorporation, manuscript indenture on vellum, dated London, 27 June 1836, between George Fife Angas, Thomas Smith and Henry Kingscote, directors of the South Australian Company, and the shareholders, setting forth the objects of the Company, regulating the conduct of its financial affairs, and the arrangements for its directors, bankers, solicitors and colonial manager Samuel Stephens, and including a signed register of shareholders, 1836-1838. The Deed of Settlement comprises 20 leaves ruled in red ink, nearly all with a twenty-five shilling revenue stamp in the margin. The register contains the names of 300 shareholders and the numbers of shares held, in two separate schedules, on twelve leaves threaded with silk ribbons containing wax seals, with their signatures and those of their witnesses, and four spare leaves at the end of the volume. The Deed has its original calf binding with a large blue morocco leather and gilt label on the front cover, the dimensions of the whole being 34.5 cm x 50 cm. Digitised images of the complete Deed of Settlement are available on the State Library's website.