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

Property on Likiep



Property or wato: whole atoll; Island: ; Atoll: Likiep;

Size of parcel of land: hectares and ar.

Original acquisition in: 1876;

Transfers since original acquisition: none;

Ownership of property in 1913: heirs of A.Capelle &Jose de Brum

Grundbuch Entry No.: 51 (1913)

Traders known:


Sources used:

{1}"Verzeichnis der Grundstücke die im Eigentum von Nichteingeborenen sind." (List of real estate owned by non-natives"). Dated: Jaluit, 24 August 1913. Signed: Scharnbourg (?) for Imperial German Stationchief". German Colonial document contained in Reichskolonialamt Volume 3077, document 5. Ms on file, Australian Archives Canberra, Record Group G-2, Y40.


Bibliographic citation 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.
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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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