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Treatment of Extramundane Aborigines  
  Laws for aliens on their own planet.  

Very early expression of this idea.

It would have been easy to have brought two or three of them down, but McNulty would have crucified me for that. Earth laws were strict about treatment of extramundane aborigines.
From Symbiotica, by Eric Frank Russell.
Published by Astounding Science Fiction in 1943
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See the discussion of relations with extraterrestrial life from Clifford Simak's Ogre (1944).

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