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

Property on Wotje



??? wato, ??? Island, Wotje

Size of parcel of land: unknown.

Original acquisition in: unknown by unknown; A map published in 1879 by Friedrichsen shows that there was a trading station on the atoll. It is likely that the land had been leased.

Ownership of property in 1913: local

Grundbuch Entry No.: no entry

Traders known:


Sources used:

Friedrichsen, I. 1879, Karte der Marshall Inseln. Auf der Basis der englischen Admiralitätskarte No. 983 nach den von J.Kubary auf Ebon eingezogenen Erkundigungen und nach Angaben des Capitän Mellen.Hamburg:Friedrichsen & Co.


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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.