Foreign Land holdings in the German Marshall Islands
by Dirk HR Spennemann

Property on Ailinglaplap



??? wato, ??? Island, Ailinglalap

Size of parcel of land: unknown.

Original acquisition in: 1In the 1800s given to A.Crawford & Co.; Like all other stations of that company, the property was not puchased but leased {12} ;

Ownership of property in 1913: local

Grundbuch Entry No.: no entry

Traders known:


Sources used:

{11} Grundbuch von den Marshallinseln und Nauru. Artikel 27. Eigenthümer: Pflanzer Otto Bock in Kili.Print out of microfilmed document of unknown provenance, possibly from the T.T.P.I. Archives, Kept on file Alele National Archives, Majuro, RMI. Original most likely from German Colonial document contained in Reichskolonialamt Volume 3077, document 5. Ms on file, Australian Archives Canberra, Record Group G-2, Y40.

{12} Letter E.M.Morgan, Crawford& Co. to F.L. Sonnenschein, Kaiserlicher Kommandant, Jaluit, dated 18 July 1888. Contained in Records of the German ForeignOffice, Series IX Reichskolonialamt File No. No. 2296, Land und Grundstückserwerbungen auf den Marschallinseln. Allgemeines 1887-1906. National Library of Australia, Canberra, Australia. Microfilm No. G 8491.



Bibliographic citatio

n for this document
Spennemann, Dirk HR. (2000) Foreign Land holdings in the German Marshall Islands. A preliminary listing of leased and purchased land until World War I. Second edition.
URL: http:/

Dirk H.R. Spennemann, Institute of Land, Water and Society, Charles Sturt University, P.O.Box 789, Albury NSW 2640, Australia.

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