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President Cleveland vetoed 170 bills during his second administration. Of these vetoes, 45 were regular vetoes and 128 were pocket vetoes. Five were overridden (Nos. 754, 755, 761, 781, 786).

666

Fifty-third Congress, Second Session
Regular Vetoes
S. 1438.
For the relief of Louis A. Yorke.
Vetoed August 11, 1894. The veto message was
laid before the Senate, referred to the Committee
on Naval Affairs, and printed as S. Ex. Doc. No. 173.
(26 Cong. Rec. 8411, 8412).
Veto unchallenged.

667

H.R. 71.
For relief of purchasers of timber and stone lands
under the act of June 3, 1878.
Vetoed January 17, 1894. The veto message was laid
before the House, referred to the Committee on Pub-
lic Lands, and printed as H.R. Ex. Doc. No 75. (26
Cong. Rec. 984).
Veto unchallenged.

668

H.R. 2637.
For the relief of Eugene Wells, late Captain Twelfth
Infantry and second lieutenant First Artillery, United
States Army.
Vetoed August 7, 1894. The veto message was laid
before the House, referred to the Committee on Mili-
tary Affairs, and printed as H.R. Ex. Doc. No. 259.
(26 Cong. Rec. 8282).
Veto unchallenged.

669

H.R. 3289.
To authorize the New York and New Jersey Bridge
Companies to construct and maintain a bridge across
the Hudson River between New York City and State
of New Jersey.

Vetoed January 20, 1894. The veto message was laid
before the House, referred to the Committee on
Interstate and Foreign Commerce, and printed as
H.R. Ex. Doc. No. 81. (26 Cong. Rec. 1122, 1123).
Veto unchallenged.

670

H.R. 4956.
Directing the coinage of the silver bullion held in the
Treasury, and for other purposes.
Vetoed March 29, 1894. The veto message was laid
before the House. (26 Cong. Rec. 3352).
The House sustained the veto on April 4, 1894 by a
vote of 144 yeas to 114 nays. (26 Cong. Rec. 3460).
Veto sustained.

671

Pocket Vetoes
S.J. Res. 99.
To compile and publish the laws relating to street-
railway franchises in the District of Columbia.
Pocket veto occurred after the 2d session of the
53d Congress had adjourned sine die on August 28,
1894. The resolution was presented to the President
on August 24, 1894. (August 27, 1894, S. Jour., p.
374; see also H.R. Doc. 493, 70th Cong., 2d sess.,

p. 34).

672

S. 2263.
To amend section 553 of the Revised Statutes of the
United States relating to the organization of Corpora-
tions in the District of Columbia.
Pocket veto occurred after the 2d session of the 53d
Congress had adjourned sine die on August 28, 1894.
The bill was presented to the President on August
24, 1894. (August 27, 1894, S. Jour., p. 374; see also
H.R. Doc. No. 493, 70th Cong., 2d sess., p. 34).

673

H.R. 3005.
For the relief of George Isenstein.
Pocket veto occurred after the 2d session of the 53d
Congress had adjourned sine die on August 28, 1894.
The bill was presented to the President on August 20,
1894. (August 20, 1894, H. Jour., p. 575; see also
H.R. Doc. No. 493, 70th Cong., 2d sess., p. 34).

674

H.R. 6122.
Authorizing the Kansas City, Oklahoma & Pacific
Railway Company to construct and operate a railway
through the Indian Territory.
Pocket veto occurred after the 2d session of the 53d
Congress had adjourned sine die on August 28, 1894.
The bill was presented to the President on August 28,
1894. (August 28, 1894, H. Jour., p. 581; see also
H.R. Doc. No. 493, 70th Cong., 2d sess., p. 34).

675 H.R. 7685.

For the relief of I.H. Hathaway & Co.
Pocket veto occurred after the 2d session of the 53d
Congress had adjourned sine die on_August 28,
1894. The bill was presented to the President on
August 27, 1894. (August 27, 1894, H. Jour., p. 580;
see also H.R. Doc. No. 493, 70th Cong., 2d sess., p.
34).

676

H.J. Res. 198.
To print the Agricultural Report of 1894.
Pocket veto occurred after the 2d session of the 53d
Congress had adjourned sine die on August 28, 1894.
The resolution was presented to the President on
August 28, 1894. (August 28, 1894, H. Jour., p. 581;
see also H.R. Doc. No. 493, 70th Cong., 2d sess.,

p. 34).

Fifty-third Congress, Third Session

Regular Vetoes 677 S. 143.

For the relief of the heirs of D. Fulford.
Vetoed February 12, 1895. The veto message was laid
before the Senate, referred to the Committee on
Claims, and printed as S. Ex. Doc. No. 71. (27 Cong.
Rec. 2070).
Veto unchallenged.

678 S. 1526.

For the relief of Henry Halteman.
Vetoed February 20, 1895. The veto message was laid
before the Senate, referred to the Committee on Mili-
tary Affairs, and printed as S. Ex. Doc. No. 88. (27
Cong. Rec. 2443, 2444).
Veto unchallenged.

679 S. 2338.

Granting to Gila Valley, Globe and Northern Railway
Company a right-of-way through San Carlos Indian
Reservation in the Territory of Arizona.
Vetoed February 1, 1895. The veto message was laid
before the Senate, referred to the Committee on In-
dian Affairs, and printed as S. Ex. Doc. No. 49. (27
Cong. Rec. 1627).
Veto unchallenged.

680

H.R. 2051.
To grant a pension to Eunice Putman.
Vetoed February 27, 1895. The veto message was laid
before the House, referred to the Committee on In-
valid Pensions, and printed as H.R. Ex. Doc. No. 337.
(27 Cong. Rec. 2850).
Veto unchallenged

681

H.R. 4658.
Granting a pension to Hiram R. Rhea.
Vetoed February 23, 1895. The veto message was laid
before the House. (27 Cong. Rec. 2722).
The House sustained the veto on February 28, 1895
by a vote of 97 yeas to 144 nays. (27 Cong. Rec.
2944, 2945).
Veto sustained.

682 H.R. 5368.

For the relief of H.W. McConnell.
Vetoed February 5, 1895. The veto message was laid
before the House and referred to the Committee on
Claims (27 Cong. Rec. 1831).
Veto unchallenged.

683

H.R. 5624.
To authorize the Oklahoma Central Railway Com-
pany to construct and operate a railway through the
Indian and Oklahoma Territories, and for other
purposes.
Vetoed February 28, 1895. The veto message was laid
before the House, referred to the Committee on In-
dian Affairs, and printed as H.R. Ex. Doc. No. 340.
(27 Cong. Rec. 2939).
Veto unchallenged.

684 H.R. 5740.

Incorporating the Society of American Florists.
Vetoed February 23, 1895. The veto message was
laid before the House, referred to the Committee on
Agriculture, and printed as H.R. Ex. Doc. No. 334.
(27 Cong. Rec. 2721).
Veto unchallenged.

685

H.R. 6244.
To remove the charge of desertion from the military
record of Jacob Eckert.
Vetoed February 19, 1895. The veto message was
laid before the House, referred to the Committee on
Military Affairs, and printed as H.R. Ex. Doc. No.
326. (27 Cong. Rec. 2454).
Veto unchallenged.

686 H.R. 6868.

For the relief of Catherine Ott, widow of Joseph Ott. Vetoed February 27, 1895. The veto message was laid before the House, referred to the Committee on In

valid Pensions, and printed as H.R. Ex. Doc. No. 339.
(27 Cong. Rec. 2932).
Veto unchallenged.

687

H.R. 7451.
To amend an act entitled "An act granting to rail-
roads the right of way through the public lands of
the United States," approved March 3, 1875.
Vetoed January 14, 1895. The veto message was laid
before the House and referred to the Committee on
Public Lands. (27 Cong. Rec. 983).
Veto unchallenged.

688 H.R. 8165.

Granting the Kansas City, Oklahoma & Pacific Rail-
way the right of way to construct and operate a rail-
way through the Indian Territory.
Vetoed February 23, 1895. The veto message was laid
before the House, referred to the Committee on In-
dian Affairs, and printed as H.R. Ex. Doc. No. 335.
(27 Cong. Rec. 2721).
Veto unchallenged.

689 H.R. 8681.

Authorizing the Arkansas Northwestern Railway
Company to construct and operate a railway through
the Indian Territory.
Vetoed February 28, 1895. The veto message was laid
before the House, referred to the Committee on In-
dian Affairs, and printed as H.R. Ex. Doc. No. 341.
(27 Cong. Rec. 2939).
Veto unchallenged.

Pocket Vetoes 690 S. 305.

Granting a pension to Annie M. Greene.
Pocket veto occurred after the 3d session of the 53d
Congress had adjourned sine die on March 3, 1895.
The bill was presented to the President on February
23, 1895. (February 25, 1895, S. Jour., p. 145; see
also H.R. Doc. No. 493, 70th Cong., 2d sess., p. 35).

691 S. 333.

For the relief of Margaret Kennedy.
Pocket veto occurred after the 3d session of the 53d
Congress had adjourned sine die on March 3, 1895.
The bill was presented to the President on March 2,
1895. (March 2, 1895, S. Jour., p. 190; see also H.R.
Doc. No. 493, 70th Cong., 2d sess., p. 35).

692 S. 707.

For the relief of Orin R. McDaniel.

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