Peru

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1892 - Peru - 145 pages
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Page 132 - ... yards on the square on the declivity of the vein, and so on with the rest. SEC. 8. And supposing that in the prescribed manner any miner should reach the perpendicular depth of two hundred yards without exceeding the limits of his portion, by which he may commonly have much exhausted the vein, and that those veins which have greater inclination than yard for yard, that is to say, of...
Page 27 - After the sale of the million tons of guano has been effected, referred to in the previous paragraph, the Government of Chile will continue paying over to the Peruvian creditors 50 per cent of the net proceeds of guano, as stipulated in the above-mentioned Article 13, until the extinction of the debt or the exhaustion of the deposits now being worked . The proceeds of deposits or beds that may be hereafter discovered in the territories that have been ceded will belong exclusively to Chile.
Page 131 - Experience having shown that the equality of the mine measures established on the surface cannot be -maintained under ground, where in fact the mines are chiefly valuable, it being certain that the greater or less inclination of the vein upon the plane of the horizon must render the respective properties in the mines greater or smaller, so that the true and effective impartiality which it has been desired to show towards all subjects, of equal merit, has not been preserved; but, on the contrary,...
Page 133 - ... it, has been, and is, the most fruitful cause of the most bitter lawsuits, dissentions and disturbances among miners ; and, moreover, that this intrusion more often occurs from fraud or accident than from the merit or industry of the intruder, resulting generally in nothing but the serious injury or total ruin of the two mines and the two neighboring miners, to the great prejudice of the public and of my Royal Treasury, I order and command that no miner shall enter upon the pertenencia of another,...
Page 132 - ... or divided on both sides, as the miner may prefer. "SEC. 5. But where the vein is in an inclined direction, which is the most usual case, its greater or less degree of inclination shall be attended to in the following manner : "SEC. 6. If to...
Page 131 - ... which it has pleased the Creator of his great bounty to bestow on those regions, I order and command that in the mines where new veins, or veins unconnected with each other, shall be discovered, the following measures shall in future be observed. SEC. 2. On the course and direction of the vein, whether of...
Page 118 - Instruments and apparatus for scientific purposes, including telegraph, telephone, and other electric I1, 659 Iron and steel, and manufactures of: Car wheels 3, 505 Castings 451 Cutlery 1, 710 Firearms 9, 693 Locks, hinges, and other builders...
Page 131 - This being one of the greatest and most frequent causes of litigation and dissension among the miners, and considering that the limits established in the mines of these Kingdoms, and by which those of New Spain have been hitherto regulated, are very confined in proportion to the abundance, multitude, and richness of the metallic veins which it has pleased the Creator, of his great bounty, to bestow on...
Page 16 - ... shirt and white cotton drawers. The tropical sun was beating down upon the corpse, and the traveller, who was a devout Catholic, proposed to bury it, expressing great indignation that one of the fathers should be so treated. The priest of the town, however, refused to permit it, saying: " My dear sir, you do not understand. That is the body of my friend, which I have put out there to dry, so that I may send him in good condition to his family in Guayaquil.
Page 133 - SEC. 12. In the mines already opened and worked the old measures of the portion shall be retained, but they may be extended to the limits prescribed in these ordinances, whenever such change can take place without prejudice to third persons. "SEC. 13. The immutability of the stakes or boundaries already defined in section...