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172 H.R. 3367.

To remove the charge of desertion of Alfred Rowland
from military records.
Vetoed February 14, 1877. The veto message was laid
before the House, referred to the Committee on Mili-
tary Affairs, and printed as H.R. Ex. Doc. No. 39.
(5 Cong. Rec. 1545; see also S. Misc. Doc. No. 53,
49th Cong., 2d sess., p. 409).
Veto unchallenged.

173 H.R. 4350.

To abolish the Board of Commissioners from the Dis-
trict of Columbia Police Department.
Vetoed January 23, 1877. The veto message was laid
before the House. (5 Cong. Rec. 1111; see also S.
Misc. Doc. No. 53, 49th Cong., 2d sess., pp. 405,
406).
The House overrode the veto on January 30, 1877 by
a vote of 159 yeas to 78 nays. (5 Cong. Rec. 1112).
The Senate sustained the veto on February 6, 1877
by a vote of 33 yeas to 22 nays. (5 Cong. Rec.
1289).
Veto sustained.

174 H.J. Res. 171.

In reference to congratulations from the Republic
of Pretoria, South Africa.
Vetoed January 26, 1877. The veto message was laid
before the House, referred to the Committee on For-
eign Affairs, and printed as H.R. Ex. Doc. No. 32. (5
Cong. Rec. 1112; see also S. Misc. Doc. No. 53, 49th
Cong., 2d sess., pp. 406-408).
Veto

unchallenged.

175 H.J. Res 172.

In reference to congratulations from the Argentine
Republic.
Vetoed January 26, 1877. The veto message was laid
before the House, referred to the Committee on For-
eign Affairs, and printed as H.R. Ex. Doc. No. 32. (5
Cong. Rec. 1112; see also S. Misc. Doc. No. 53, 49th
Cong., 2d sess., pp. 406-408).
Veto unchallenged.

Pocket Vetoes 176 S. 407.

To authorize the restoration of George A. Armes to
the rank of captain.
Pocket veto occurred after the 2d session of the 44th
Congress had adjourned sine die on March 3, 1877.
The bill was presented to the President on March 3,
1877. (March 3, 1877, S. Jour., p. 425; see also H.R.
Doc. No. 493, 70th Cong., 2d sess., pp. 23, 24).

177 S. 780.

To provide for the relief of the Richmond Female
Institute, Richmond, Virginia.
Pocket veto occurred after the 2d session of the 44th
Congress had adjourned sine die on March 3, 1877.
The bill was presented to the President on March 3,
1877. (March 3, 1877, S. Jour., p. 424; see also H.R.
Doc. No. 493, 70th Cong., 2d sess., pp. 23, 24).

178 S. 973.

To provide for the relief of Elizabeth Carson.
Pocket veto occurred after the 2d session of the 44th
Congress had adjourned sine die on March 3, 1877.
The bill was presented to the President on March 3,
1877. (March 3, 1877, S. Jour., p. 424; see also H.R.
Doc. No. 493, 70th Cong., 1st sess., pp. 23, 24).

179 S. 974.

To provide for the relief of Francis Guilbeau, San
Antonio, Texas.
Pocket veto occurred after the 2d session of the 44th
Congress had adjourned sine die on March 3, 1877.
The bill was presented to the President on March 3,
1877. (March 3, 1877, S. Jour., p. 424; see also H.R.

Doc. No. 493, 70th Cong., 2d sess., pp. 23, 24). 180 S. 1284.

To provide for the relief of William E. Hickam,
Missouri.
Pocket veto occurred after the 2d session of the 44th
Congress had adjourned sine die on March 3, 1877.
The bill was presented to the President on March 3,
1877. (March 3, 1877, S. Jour., p. 424; see also H.R.
Doc. No. 493, 70th Cong., 2d sess., pp. 23, 24).

181 H.R. 2833.

To provide for the relief of Susan P. Vance.
Pocket veto occurred after the 2d session of the 44th
Congress had adjourned sine die on March 3, 1877.
The bill was presented to the President on February

28, 1877. (February 28, 1877, H. Jour., p. 580). 182 H.R. 4476.1

To provide for the appointment of shorthand re-
porters in and for the United States Courts in
California.
Pocket veto occurred after the 2d session of the 44th
Congress had adjourned sine die on March 3, 1877.
(March 3, 1877, H. Jour., p. 668; see also H.Ấ. Doc.
No. 493, 70th Cong., 2d sess., pp. 23, 24).

This bill is not included in the tabulation on p. ix, supra, because,

It was not placed before the President for signature." (H.R. Doc. No. 493, 70th Cong., 2d sess., p. 24).

RUTHERFORD B. HAYES

183

President Hayes vetoed thirteen bills, of which twelve
were regular vetoes and one was a pocket veto. One
was overridden (No. 183).
There were no vetoes in the first session of the Forty-
fifth Congress.
Forty-fifth Congress, Second Session
Regular Vetoes
H.R. 1093.
To authorize the coinage of the standard silver dollar
and to restore its legal-tender character.
Vetoed February 28, 1878. The veto message was laid
before the House and printed as H.R. Ex. Doc. No.
59. (7 Cong. Rec. 1418; see also S. Misc. Doc.. No.
53, 49th Cong., 2d sess., pp. 411-413). .
The House overrode the veto on February 28, 1878
by a vote of 196 yeas to 73 nays. (7 Cong. Rec.
1419).
The Senate overrode the veto on February 28, 1878
by a vote of 46 yeas to 19 nays. (7 Cong. Rec. 1410).
Veto overridden (20 Stat. 25).

184

H.R. 3072.
An act to authorize a special term of circuit courts
of the United States for the southern district of
Mississippi, to be held at Scranton, in Jackson County.
Vetoed March 6, 1878. The veto message was laid be-
fore the House, referred to the Committee on Judici-
ary, and printed as H.R. Ex. Doc. No. 62. (7 Cong.
Rec. 1524; see also S. Misc. Doc. No. 53, 49th
Cong., 2d sess., p. 413).
Veto

unchallenged.
Forty-fifth Congress, Third Session
Regular Veto
H.R. 2423.
To restrict the immigration of Chinese to the United
States.

185

Vetoed March 1, 1879. The veto message was laid
before the House and printed as H.R. Ex. Doc. 102.
(8 Cong. Rec. 2275; see also S. Misc. Doc. No. 53,
49th Cong., 2d sess., pp. 414-420).
The House sustained the veto on March 1, 1879 by a
vote of 110 yeas to 96 nays. (8 Cong. Rec. 2276).
Veto sustained.

Pocket Veto 186 S. 989.

To provide for the relief of certain settlers on the
public lands, and to provide for the repayment of
certain fees and commissions paid on void entries of
public lands.
Pocket veto occurred after the 3d session of the 45th
Congress had adjourned sine die on March 3, 1879.
The bill was presented to the President on March 1,
1879. (March 1, 1879, S. Jour., p. 441; see also H.R.
Doc. No. 493, 70th Cong., 2d sess., p. 24).
Forty-sixth Congress, First Session

Regular Vetoes 187 S. 595.

To amend an act for the relief of Joseph B. Collins,
approved March third, 1879.
Vetoed June 27, 1879. The veto message was laid
before the Senate, referred to the Committee on Mili-
tary Affairs, and printed as S. Ex. Doc. No. 34. (9
Cong. Rec. 2387; see also S. Misc. Doc. No. 53, 49th
Cong., 2d sess., p. 433).
Veto unchallenged.

188 H.R. 1.

Making appropriations for the support of the Army
for fiscal year ending June 30, 1880.
Vetoed April 29, 1879. The veto message was laid
before the House and printed as H.R. Ex. Doc. No. 2.
(9 Cong. Rec. 995).
The House sustained the veto on May 1, 1879 by a
vote of 121 yeas to 110 nays. (9 Cong. Rec. 1014,
1015).
Veto sustained.

189

H.R. 2.
Making appropriations for legislative, executive and
judicial expenses of the Government for the fiscal
year ending June thirtieth, 1880.
Vetoed May 29, 1879. The veto message was laid
before the House, referred to the Committee on Ju-
diciary, and printed as H.R. Ex. Doc. No. 7. (9 Cong.
Rec. 1710; see also S. Misc. Doc. No. 53, 49th Cong.,
2d sess., pp. 425-430).

The House sustained the veto on May 29, 1879 by a vote of 114 yeas to 93 nays. (9 Cong. Rec. 1711). Veto sustained.

190 H.R. 1382.

To prohibit military interference at elections.
Vetoed May 12, 1879. The veto message was laid
before the House and printed as H.R. Ex. Doc. No. 4.
(9 Cong. Rec. 1267; see also S. Misc. Doc. No. 53,
49th Cong., 2d sess., pp. 420-424).
The House sustained the veto on May 13, 1879 by a
vote of 128 yeas to 97 nays. (9 Cong. Rec. 1298).
Veto sustained.

191

H.R. 2252.
Making appropriations for certain judicial expenses.
Vetoed June 23, 1879. The veto message was laid
before the House and printed as H.R. Ex. Doc. No.
11. (9 Cong. Rec. 2292; see also S. Misc. Doc. No.
53, 49th Cong., 2d sess., pp. 430-433).
The House sustained the veto on June 23, 1879 by
a vote of 102 yeas to 78 nays. (9 Cong. Rec. 2292).
Veto sustained.

192 H.R. 2382.

Making appropriations to pay fees of United States
Marshals and their general deputies.
Vetoed June 30, 1879. The veto message was laid
before the House. (9 Cong. Rec. 2442).
The House sustained the veto on June 30, 1879 by
a vote of 85 yeas to 63 nays. (9 Cong. Rec. 2443).
Veto sustained.
Forty-sixth Congress, Second Session

Regular Vetoes 193 S. 1726.

Regulating pay and appointment of special deputy
marshals.
Vetoed June 15, 1880. The veto message was laid
before the Senate and printed as S. Ex. Doc. No.
213. (10 Cong. Rec. 4587, 4612; see also S. Misc.
Doc. No. 53, 49th Cong., 2d sess., pp. 438-444).
Veto unchallenged.

194 H.R. 4924.

Making appropriations to supply certain deficiencies
in the appropriations for the service of the Govern-
ment for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1880.
Vetoed May 4, 1880. The veto message was laid be-
fore the House, referred to the Committee on Appro-
priations, and printed as H.R. Ex. Doc. No. 77.

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