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" ... acquired by the United States by consent of the legislature of the State in which the same shall be, for the erection of a fort, magazine, arsenal, dockyard, or other needful building. (4) Any island, rock, or key containing deposits of guano, which... "
History's Great Untold Stories: Obscure Events of Lasting Importance - Page 215
by Joseph Cummins - 2006 - 367 pages
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Compilation of Navy and Other Laws from the Revised Statutes and Statutes at ...

United States - 1875 - 374 pages
...government, and takes peaceable possession thereof, and occupies the same, such islaud, rock, or key may, at the discretion of the President, be considered as appertaining to the United States. Title 72. SKC. 5571. The discoverer shall, as soon as practicable, give notice, Notice of dis. veritied...
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Appletons' Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of Important ..., Volume 9; Volume 24

1885
...the citizens of any other government, and takes peaceable possession thereof, and occupies the same, such island may, at the discretion of the President, be considered as pertaining to the United States. The demands of the Haytian Government for redress have been renewed....
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A Digest of the International Law of the United States: Papers emanating ...

Francis Wharton - 1886
...Government, and takes peaceable possession thereof, and occupies the same, such island, rock, or key may, at the discretion of the President, be considered as appertaining to the United States. SEC. 5571. The discoverer shall, as soon аз practicable, give notice, verified by affidavit, to the...
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The Navigation Laws of the United States

United States - 1886
...goverunient, and takes peaceable possession thereof, and occupies the same, such island, rock, or key may, at the discretion of the President, be considered as appertaining to the United States. SEC. 5571. The discoverer shall, as soon as practicable, give notice, verified by affidavit, to the...
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Annual Report of the American Historical Association

American Historical Association - 1894
...any island, rock, or key, which does not belong to any other government, " such island, rock, or key may, at the discretion of the President, be considered as appertaining to the United States." All laws as to crimes and offences committed on the high seas are extended over such places. Trade...
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The Yale Review, Volume 2

George Park Fisher, George Burton Adams, Henry Walcott Farnam, Arthur Twining Hadley, John Christopher Schwab, William Fremont Blackman, Edward Gaylord Bourne, Irving Fisher, Henry Crosby Emery, Wilbur Lucius Cross - 1894
...on any island, rock or key, which does not belong to any other government, "such island, rock or key may at the discretion of the President, be considered as appertaining to the United States." All laws as to crimes and offences committed on the high seas are extended over such places. Trade...
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The Yale Review, Volume 2

George Park Fisher, George Burton Adams, Henry Walcott Farnam, Arthur Twining Hadley, John Christopher Schwab, William Fremont Blackman, Edward Gaylord Bourne, Irving Fisher, Henry Crosby Emery, Wilbur Lucius Cross - 1894
...on any island, rock or key, which does not belong to any other government, "such island, rock or key may at the discretion of the President, be considered as appertaining to the United States." All laws as to crimes and offences committed on the high seas are extended over such places. Trade...
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Annual Report

American Historical Association - 1894
...any island, rock, or key, which does not belong to any other government, " such island, rock, or key may, at the discretion of the President, be considered as appertaining to the United States." All laws as to crimes and offences committed on the high seas are extended over such places. Trade...
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Laws of the United States Relating to Navigation and the Merchant Marine

United States - 1895 - 456 pages
...government, and takes peaceable possession thereof, and occupies the same, such island, rock, or key may, at the discretion of the President, be considered as appertaining to the United States. R. s., 5571. The discoverer shall, as soon as practicable, give notice, verified by affidavit, to the...
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The Journal of School Geography, Volume 1

1897
...government, he shall be at liberty to take peaceable possession thereof, and such island, rock, or key may, at the discretion of the President, be considered as appertaining to the United States. The discoverer is required to give due notice to the Department of State, with affidavits, describing...
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