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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 United States Government

Everett Kimball - 1924 - 785 pages
...of 1856 3 provides : acquired by statute 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 not occupied by the citizens of any other government, and shall take peaceable possession thereof and...
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Navigation Laws of the United States, 1927

United States - 1927 - 536 pages
...to the United States. (June 15, 1917, Title V, sec. 6.) Part XXXIX.— GUANO ISLANDS 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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Geology of the Eagle-Circle District, Alaska, Issues 816-819

John Beaver Mertie - 1930 - 168 pages
...ISLANDS An act of Congress approved August 18, 1856, contains the following provisions : SECTION 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 Atlantic Monthly, Volume 56

1885
...18th of August of that year. The law substantially declares that when any citizen may have discovered a deposit of guano on any island, rock, or key not within the lawful jurisdiction of any government, and shall take peaceable possession thereof, and keep the same, this island, rock, or key...
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The Statutes at Large, the United States from ...

United States. Department of State - 1919
...MTO-SSTS, United States, after the passage of the act, discovers a deposit of pp- IC®°' 10S1guano on any island, rock, or key, not within 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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Foreign Relations of the United States, Volume 2

United States. Department of State - 1942
...consider the same "as appertaining to the United States." Section 1 of that Act (section 5570 BS) reads: 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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Papers Relating to the Foreign Relations of the United States

United States. Department of State - 1934
...US Revised Statutes), that whenever any citizen of the 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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American Petroleum Interests in Foreign Countries, Hearings Before a ... 79 ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Special Committee Investigating Petroleum Resources - 1946 - 462 pages
...found in an act of Congress of 1856 M providing that when American citizens should discover 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," and should take possession of the same, such...
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American Petroleum Interests in Foreign Countries: Hearings Before a Special ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Special Committee Investigating Petroleum Resources - 1946 - 462 pages
...found in an act of Congress of 185o providing that when American citizens should discover 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," and should take possession of the same, such...
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Geological Survey Bulletin, Issues 1212-1213

1966
...ISLANDS An act of Congress approved August 18, 1856, contains the following provisions : SECTION 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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