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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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United States Reports: ... and Rules Announced at ...

United States. Supreme Court - 1890
...Revised Statutes, are as follows: By section 1, when any citizen of the United States shall " 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 possession thereof,...
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Laws of the United States Relating to Navigation and the Merchant Marine

United States - 1895 - 456 pages
...by the laws of the United States. PART XXXVIII.— GUANO ISLANDS. 334. Guano Islands. R. s., 5570. Whenever any citizen of the United States discovers...the lawful jurisdiction of any other government, and not occupied by the citizens of any other government, and takes peaceable possession thereof, and occupies...
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The Journal of School Geography, Volume 1

1897
...which remains in force today, declares that whenever any citizen of the United States shall discover a deposit of guano on any island, rock, or key, not...within the lawful jurisdiction of any other government, he shall be at liberty to take peaceable possession thereof, and such island, rock, or key may, at...
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Laws of the United States Relating to Navigation and the Merchant Marine

United States - 1899 - 510 pages
...defined by the laws of the United States. PART XLII.—GUANO ISLANDS. 380. Guano Islands. Rs,6570. Whenever any citizen of the United States discovers...the lawful jurisdiction of any other government, and not occupied by the citizens of any other government, and takes peaceable possession thereof, and occupies...
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Penal Code of the United States: Report of the Commission to Revise and ...

United States. Commission to Revise and Codify the Criminal and Penal Laws, United States. Commission to Revise and Codify the Criminal and Penal Laws of the United States, Alexander C. Botkin, David Kemper Watson - 1901 - 147 pages
...over the guano islands is substantially the present law. Section 5570, Revised Statutes, provides that "'whenever any citizen of the United States discovers...the lawful jurisdiction of any other Government, and not occupied by the citizens of any other Government, and takes peaceable possession thereof and occupies...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the ..., Volume 182

United States. Supreme Court - 1901
...any JUSTICES WHITE, SHIRAS and Me KK VN A, concurring. citizen of the United States shall "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 possession thereof,...
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Opinions Delivered in the Insular Tariff Cases in the Supreme Court of the ...

United States. Supreme Court - 1901 - 176 pages
...referred to, which, by section 1, provided that, when any citizen of the United States shall " 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 possession thereof,...
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Reports on the Law of Civil Government in Territory Subject to Military ...

United States. Bureau of Insular Affairs, Charles Edward Magoon - 1902 - 808 pages
...constitutional and valid. The provisions of that law directly involved were as follows: SEC. 5570. Whenever any citizen of the United States discovers...the lawful jurisdiction of any other government, and not occupied by the citizens of any other government, and takes peaceable possession thereof, and occupies...
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Reports on the Law of Civil Government in Territory Subject to Military ...

United States. Bureau of Insular Affairs, Charles Edward Magoon - 1902 - 808 pages
...constitutional and valid. The provisions of that law direct!}' involved were as follows: SEC. 5570. Whenever any citizen of the United States discovers...the lawful jurisdiction of any other government, and not occupied by the citizens of any other government, and takes peaceable possession thereof, and occupies...
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The Treaty Making Power of the United States: pt. 1. The United States is a ...

Charles Henry Butler - 1902
...EKVISED STATUTES OF UNITED STATES— GUANO ISLANDS. "Sec. 5570. Claim of United States to islands. Whenever any citizen of the United States discovers...the lawful jurisdiction of any other government, and not occupied by the citizens of any other government, and takes peaceable possession thereof, and occupies...
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