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" Whenever any citizen of the United States discovers a deposit of guano on any island, rock, or key, not within the lawful jurisdiction of any other government, and not occupied by the citizens of any other government, and takes peaceable possession thereof,... "
History's Great Untold Stories: Obscure Events of Lasting Importance - Page 215
by Joseph Cummins - 2006 - 367 pages
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The Statutes at Large and Treaties of the United States of ..., Volume 11

United States - 1859
...discovered, or shall hereafter dis- discovered by , .. . -IT _ -,t ii citizens and not cover, a deposit of guano on any island, rock, or key not within the law- belonging to othful jurisdiction of any other government, and not occupied by the citizens er...
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The Statutes at Large and Treaties of the United States of America, Volume 34

United States - 1856
...States, may have discovered, or shall hereafter dis, .. J . , , , , .,, . .. < cover, a deposit ot guano on any island, rock, or key not within the lawf.ul jurisdiction cf any other government, and not occupied by the citizens of any other government, and shall take peaceable...
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Journal of the American Geographical and Statistical Society, Volume 1

1859
...provides that, " when any citizen or citizens of the US may have discovered, or shall hereafter discover, a deposit of guano on any island, rock or key, not...the lawful jurisdiction of any other government, and not occupied by the citizens of any other government, and shall take peaceable possess!' m thereof,...
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International Law: Or, Rules Regulating the Intercourse of States in Peace ...

Henry Wager Halleck - 1861 - 907 pages
...occupancy, colonization, purchase and conquest. By the act of congress, approved August 18th, 1856, when any citizen of the United States discovers a deposit...the lawful jurisdiction of any other government, and not occupied by the citizens of any other government, and shall take peaceable possession thereof,...
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An Analytical Digest of the Laws of the United States, Volume 1

Frederick Charles Brightly - 1865
...citizens of the United States may hare discovered, or shall 18 Aug. 1866 L hereafter discover . n 8tat- 119jurisdiction of any other government, and not occupied by the citizens of any other Guano...
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ELEMENTS OF INTERNATIONAL LAW

HENRY WILEATON - 1866
..." that had been made or might thereafter be made, and " peaceful possession " taken, of " deposits of guano on any island, rock, or key, not within the lawful jurisdiction of any other government, and not occupied by the citizens of any other government." It provides that citizens of the United States,...
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Message of the President of the United States: Communicating, in Compliance ...

United States. Department of State - 1868 - 78 pages
...when any citizen or citizens of the United States may have discovered, or shall hereafter discover, a deposit of guano on any island, rock, or key, not within the lawful jurisdiction of any government, and not occupied by the citizens of any other government, and shall take peaceable possession...
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Senate Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Public Documents and ..., Volume 1

United States. Congress. Senate - 1868
...when any citizeu or citizens of the United States may have discovered, or shall hereafter discover, a deposit of guano on any island, rock, or key, not within the lawful jurisdiction of any government, and not occupied by the citizens of any other government, and shall take peaceable possession...
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Compilation of Navy and Other Laws from the Revised Statutes and Statutes at ...

United States - 1875 - 374 pages
...jurisdiction. 5577. Employment of laud and naval forces. 5578. Kigut to abandon islaud. SEC. 5570. Whenever any citizen of the United States discovers...on any island, rock, or key, not within the lawful juris- (ji a ¡ mo f Tjn'td diction of any other government, and not occupied by the citizens of any...
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Statutes of the United States of America, Part 2

United States - 1915
...Statutes), that whenever any citizen of the pp ilwH^i 5570 m ' United States, after the passage of the Act, discovers a deposit of guano on any island, rock,...the lawful jurisdiction of any other Government and shall take peaceable possession thereof and occupy the same, the island, rock, or key may. at the discretion...
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