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75 H.J. Res. 71.

To carry into effect the several acts providing for the
more efficient government of the rebel States.
Vetoed July 19, 1867. The veto message was laid
before the House. (July 19, 1867, H. Jour., p. 240;
see also S. Misc. Doc. 53, 49th Cong., 2d sess., p.
360).
The House overrode the veto on July 19, 1867 by a
vote of 99 yeas to 22 nays. (July 19, 1867, H. Jour.,
p. 240).
The Senate overrode the veto on July 19, 1867 by
a vote of 32 yeas to 4 nays. (July 19, 1867, S. Jour.,
p. 178).
Veto overridden (15 Stat. 14).

Pocket Vetoes 76 S. 137.

For the further security of equal rights in the District
of Columbia.
Pocket veto occurred after the 1st session of the 40th
Congress had adjourned sine die on July 20, 1867.
The bill was presented to the President on July 20,
1867. (July 20, 1867, S. Jour., p. 182; see also H.R.
Doc. No. 493, 70th Cong., 2d sess., pp. 14-16).

77

H.J. Res. 6.
Placing certain troops of Missouri on an equal footing
with volunteers as to bounties.
Pocket veto occurred after the 1st session of the 40th
Congress had adjourned on March 30, 1867. The
resolution was received by the President April 1,
1867. The president directed that the bill be filed in
the office of the Secretary of State without his ap-
proval April 10, 1867. (H.R. Doc. No. 493, 70th
Cong., 2d sess., p. 14).

78

Fortieth Congress, Second Session
Regular Vetoes
S. 213.
To amend an act entitled "An Act to amend the judi-
ciary act, passed the twenty-fourth of September,
1789.”
Vetoed March 25, 1868. The veto message was laid
before the Senate and printed as S. Ex. Doc. No. 45.
(March 25, 1868, S. Jour., pp. 347, 348; see also S.
Misc. Doc. No. 53, 49th Cong., 2d sess., pp. 361-
362).
The Senate overrode the veto on March 26, 1868 by
a vote of 33 yeas to 9 nays. (March 26, 1868, S. Jour.,
p. 352).
The House overrode the veto on March 27, 1868 by a
vote of 115 yeas to 34 nays. (March 27, 1868, H.
Jour., p. 585).
Veto overridden (15 Stat. 44)

79 S. 567.

Relating to the Freedman's Bureau and providing for
its discontinuance.
Vetoed July 25, 1868. The veto message was laid be-
fore the Senate. (July 25, 1868, S. Jour., p. 759;
see also S. Misc. Doc. No. 53, 49th Cong., 2d sess.,
pp. 369, 370).
The Senate overrode the veto on July 25, 1868 by a
vote of 42 yeas to 5 nays. (July 25, 1868, S. Jour., p.
760).
The House overrode the veto on July 25, 1868 by a
vote of 115 yeas to 23 nays. (July 25, 1868, H. Jour.,
p. 1194).
Veto overridden (15 Stat. 193).

80 S.J. Res. 139.

Excluding from the electoral college the votes of
States lately in rebellion which shall not have been
reorganized.
Vetoed July 20, 1868. The veto message was laid be-
fore the Senate. (July 20, 1868, S. Jour., pp. 699-
701; see also S. Misc. Doc. No. 53, 49th Cong., 2d
sess., pp. 366-369).
The Senate overrode the veto on July 20, 1868 by a
vote of 45 yeas to 8 nays. (July 20, 1868, S. Jour.,
p. 702).
The House overrode the veto on July 20, 1868 by a
vote of 134 yeas to 36 nays. (July 20, 1868, H. Jour.,
p. 1118).
Veto overridden (15 Stat. 257).

81

H.R. 1039.
To admit the State of Arkansas to representation in
Congress.
Vetoed June 20, 1868. The veto message was laid
before the House. (June 20, 1868, H. Jour., pp. 900-
902; see also S. Misc. Doc. No. 53, 49th Cong., 2d
sess., pp. 362-365).
The House overrode the veto on June 20, 1868 by
a vote of 111 yeas to 31 nays. (June 20, 1868, H.
Jour., p. 902).
The Senate overrode the veto on June 22, 1868 by a
vote of 30 yeas to 7 nays. (June 22, 1868, S. Jour.,
p. 532).
Veto overridden (15 Stat. 72).

82 H.R. 1058.

To admit the States of North Carolina, South Caro-
lina, Louisiana, Georgia, Alabama, and Florida, to
representation in Congress.
Vetoed June 25, 1868. The veto message was laid be-
fore the House. (June 25, 1868, H. Jour., p. 931;
see also S. Misc. Doc. No. 53, 49th Cong., 2d sess.,
pp. 365, 366).

The House overrode the veto on June 25, 1868 by a
vote of 108 yeas to 32 nays. (June 25, 1868, H.
Jour., p. 931).
The Senate overrode the veto on June 25, 1868 by a
vote of 35 yeas to 8 nays. (June 25, 1868, S. Jour.,
pp. 543, 544).
Veto overridden (15 Stat. 73).

Pocket Vetoes 83 S. 141.

For the further security of equal rights in the District
of Columbia.
Pocket veto occurred in the 2d session of the 40th
Congress during an adjournment from December 20,
1867, to January 6, 1868. The bill was presented
to the President on December 11, 1867. (December
11, 1867, S. Jour., pp. 125, 126). Message from the
President read in the Senate on January 24, 1868.
(S. Ex. Doc. No. 23, 40th Cong., 3d sess.; see also
H.R. Doc. No. 493, 10th Cong., 2d sess., pp. 15, 16).

84 S. 207.

For funding the national debt, and for the conversion
of the notes of the United States.
Pocket veto occurred in the 2d session of the 40th
Congress during an adjournment from July 27, 1868
to September 21, 1868. The bill was presented to the
President on July 27, 1868. (July 27, 1868, S. Jour.,
p. 782; see also H.R. Doc. No. 493, 70th Cong., 2d
sess., pp. 16, 17).

85 S. 491.

To provide for the appointment of recorder of deeds
in the District of Columbia.
Pocket veto occurred in the 2d session of 40th Con-
gress during an adjournment from July 27, 1868 to
September 21, 1868. The bill was presented to the
President on July 25, 1868. (July 25, 1868, S. Jour.,
p. 773; see also H.R. Doc. No. 493, 70th Cong., 2d
sess., pp. 16, 17).

86 H.R. 161.

To incorporate the congregation of the First Presby-
terian Church of Washington.
Pocket veto occurred in the 2d session of the 40th
Congress during an adjournment from December 20,
1867 to January 6, 1868. The bill was presented
to the President on December 20, 1867. (December
20, 1867, S. Jour., p. 71; see also H.R. Doc. No. 493,
70th Cong., 2d sess., p. 17).

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Fortieth Congress, Third Session

Regular Vetoes 87 S. 609.

Transferring the duties of trustees of colored schools
of Washington and Georgetown.
Vetoed February 13, 1869. The veto message was laid
before the Senate. (February 13, 1869, S. Jour., p.
257; see also S. Misc. Doc. No. 53, 49th Cong., 2d
sess., p. 370).
Veto unchallenged.

88 H.R. 1460.

Regulating the duties on imported copper and copper
ores.
Vetoed February 22, 1869. The veto message was laid
before the House. (February 22, 1869, H. Jour., pp.
422-423; see also S. Misc. Doc. No. 53, 49th Cong.,
2d sess., pp. 371-373).
The House overrode the veto on February 23, 1869
by a vote of 115 yeas to 56 nays. (February 23,
1869, H. Jour., p. 423).
The Senate overrode the veto on February 24, 1869
by a vote of 38 yeas to 12 nays. (February 24, 1869,
S. Jour., p. 340).
Veto overridden.(15 Stat. 274).

ULYSSES S. GRANT

President Grant vetoed ninety-three bills, of which forty-five were regular vetoes and forty-eight were pocket vetoes. Four were overridden (Nos. 109, 155, 158, 162).

Forty-first Congress, First Session

Regular Veto 89 S. 273.

For the relief of Rollin White.
Vetoed January 11, 1870. The veto message was
laid before the Senate. (January 11, 1870, S. Jour.,
p. 82; see also S. Misc. Doc. No. 53, 49th Cong., 2d
sess., pp. 373, 374).
The Senate overrode the veto on May 31, 1870 by a
vote of 41 yeas to 13 nays. (May 31, 1870, S. Jour.,

p. 82).

The House sustained the veto on June 22, 1870 by
a vote of 12 yeas to 168 nays. (June 22, 1870, H.
Jour., p. 1069).
Veto sustained

90

Pocket Veto
H.J. Res. 29.
For the relief of Blanton Duncan.
Pocket veto occurred after the 1st session of the 41st
Congress had adjourned sine die on April 10, 1869.
The resolution was received by the President on
either April 10 or 12, 1869. (April 9, 1869, H. Jour.,
p. 239; see also H.R. Doc. No. 493, 70th Cong., 2d
sess., p. 17).

91

Forty-first Congress, Second Session
Regular Veto
S. 476.
To fix the status of certain federal soldiers enlisting
in the Union army from the States of Alabama and
Florida.
Vetoed July 14, 1870. The veto message was laid
before the Senate and printed as S. Ex. Doc. No. 111.

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