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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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Journal of Social Science, Volumes 35-37

1897
...known as the Guano Islands Act. It provides 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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Handbook of United States Political History for Readers and Students

Malcolm Townsend - 1910 - 443 pages
...their enterprises which pertain only to the appropriation and disposal of the guano on the 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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The Constitutional Law of the United States, Volume 1

Westel Woodbury Willoughby - 1910
...re-enacted in the Revised Statutes, declares that whenever 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 shall take possession thereof, such island, rock, or key may, at the discretion of the President, "...
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United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court at ..., Volume 137

United States. Supreme Court, John Chandler Bancroft Davis, Henry Putzel, Henry C. Lind, Frank D. Wagner - 1909
...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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Navigation Laws of the United States: 1911

United States - 1911 - 547 pages
...ISLANDS. 403. Guano Islands. Whenever any citizen of the United States discovers a R- s- M70deposit 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, and occupies...
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Amendments to the Navigation Laws

United States - 1911
...ISLANDS. 403. Guano Islands. Whenever any citizen of the United States discovers a Rs- 557°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, and occupies...
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Principles of the Constitutional Law of the United States

Westel Woodbury Willoughby - 1912 - 606 pages
...a statute of Congress which 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 should take possession thereof, such island, rock or key might, at the discretion of the President,...
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Navigation Laws of the United States, 1915

United States - 1915 - 585 pages
...XL.— GUANO ISLANDS. R S., 5570. RS, 5571. R S., 5572. RS, 5573. RS, 5574. 43S 410. Guano 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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Bulletin

United States. Bureau of Mines - 1915
...or be both fined and imprisoned within such limits. SECTIONS 5570-5578, REVISED STATUTES. SEC. 5570. Whenever any citizen of the United States discovers...rock, or key, not within the lawful jurisdiction of anv other Government, and not occupied by the citizens of any other Government, and takes peaceable...
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The Monroe Doctrine: An Interpretation

Albert Bushnell Hart - 1916 - 445 pages
...was the passage of a federal statute in 1856 which was afterwards amended to the following form : " Whenever any citizen of the United States discovers...or key, not within the lawful jurisdiction of any government, and not occupied by the citizens of any other government, and takes peaceable posses- isiands...
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