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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 Treaty Making Power of the United States, Volume 1

Charles Henry Butler - 1902
...of United States to islands. Whenever any citizen of the United States discovers a deposit of guauo 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, and occupies...
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The United States is a nation

Charles Henry Butler - 1902
...REVISED STATUTES OF UNITED STATES— GUANO ISLANDS. "Sec. 5570. Claim of United States to islands. Whenever any citizen of the United States discovers a deposit of guano on any islaud, rock, or key, not within the lawful jurisdiction of any other government, and not occupied...
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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: SBC. 5570. Whenever any citizen of the United States discovers a deposit of guano on any inland, rock, or key, not within the lawful jurisdiction of any other government, and not occupied...
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Citizenship of the United States

Frederick Van Dyne - 1904 - 385 pages
...heretofore referred to, which by § 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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The American Constitutional System: An Introduction to the Study of the ...

Westel Woodbury Willoughby - 1904 - 323 pages
...reenacted in the Revised Statutes, declared that whenever any citizen of the United States should 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 should take possession thereof, such island,...
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Organization and Law of the Department of Commerce and Labor: Prepared Under ...

United States. Department of Commerce and Labor - 1904 - 716 pages
...islands. Whenever any citizen of the United States discovers a K. .S., 5570. - .. » • i . ii -.1 • deposit of guano on any island, rock, or key, not...the lawful jurisdiction of any other government, and not occupied by the citizens of an}- other government, and takes peaceable possession thereof, and...
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The Monroe Doctrine

Thomas Benton Edgington - 1904 - 344 pages
...afterwards re-enacted in the revised statutes with certain amendments as follows : " Section 5570. Whenever any citizen of the United States discovers...deposit of guano on any island, rock, or key, not 1 Vattel's " Law of Nations," Chitty's edition, page 101. within the lawful jurisdiction of any government,...
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A Digest of International Law: As Embodied in Diplomatic Discussions ...

John Bassett Moore - 1906
...of August 18, 1856," contain special rules on the subject of Guano Islands. Section 5570 provides: "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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Handbook of the United States Political History for Readers and Students

1906 - 452 pages
...enterprises which pertain only to the appropriation and disposal of the guano on the islands. "Whenever «ny citizen of the United States discovers a deposit of...the lawful jurisdiction of any other government, and not occupied bv the citizens of any other government, «nd takes peaceable possession thereof, and...
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A Treatise on the Law of Naturalization of the United States

Frederick Van Dyne - 1907 - 528 pages
...Islands Act, . . . which by Sec. 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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