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(10 Cong. Rec. 2987; see also S. Misc. Doc. No. 53,
49th Cong., 2d sess., pp. 437, 438).
Veto unchallenged.
Forty-sixth Congress, Third Session

Regular Veto 195 H.R. 4592.

To facilitate the refunding of the national debt.
Vetoed March 3, 1881. The veto message was laid
before the House and printed as H.R. Ex. Doc. No.
97. (11 Cong. Rec. 2433; see also S. Misc. Doc. No.
53, 49th Cong., 2d sess., pp. 444-447).
Veto unchallenged

JAMES A. GARFIELD

President Garfield vetoed no bills during his administration (Forty-seventh Congress, first session).

CHESTER A. ARTHUR

President Arthur vetoed twelve bills, of which four
were regular vetoes and eight were pocket vetoes.
One was overridden (No. 198).
There were no vetoes in the second session of the
Forty-seventh Congress.
Forty-seventh Congress, First Session

Regular Vetoes 196 S. 71.

To execute certain treaty stipulations relating to
Chinese.
Vetoed April 4, 1882. The veto message was laid
before the Senate and printed as S. Ex. Doc. No. 148.
(13 Cong. Rec. 2551; see also S. Misc. Doc. No. 53,
49th Cong., 2d sess., pp. 447-453).
The Senate sustained the veto on April 5, 1882 by a
vote of 29 yeas to 21 nays. (13 Cong. Rec. 2617).
Veto sustained.

197

H.R. 2744.
To regulate the carriage of passengers by sea.
Vetoed July 1, 1882. The veto message was laid
before the House and printed as H.R. Ex. Doc. No.
227. (13 Cong. Rec. 5572; see also S. Misc. Doc. No.
53, 49th Cong., 2d sess., pp. 453-455).
Veto unchallenged.

198 H.R. 6242.

Making appropriations for the construction, repair,
and preservation of certain works on rivers and
harbors.
Vetoed August 1, 1882. The veto message was laid
before the House and printed as H.R. Ex. Doc. No.
222. (13 Cong. Rec. 6758; see also S. Misc. Doc. No.
53, 49th Cong., 2d sess., pp. 455-456A).
The House overrode the veto on August 2, 1882 by
a vote of 122 yeas to 59 nays. (13 Cong. Rec. 6802).
The Senate overrode the veto on August 2, 1882 by a
vote of 41 yeas to 16 nays. (13 Cong. Rec. 6770).
Veto overridden (22 Stat. 191).

Forty-eighth Congress, First Session

Regular Veto 199 H.R. 1015.

To provide for the relief of Fitz-John Porter.
Vetoed July 2, 1884. The veto message was laid be-
fore the House. (15 Cong. Rec. 5932; see also S.
Misc. Doc. No. 53, 49th Cong., 2d sess., pp. 456A-
457).
The House overrode the veto on July 2, 1884 by a
vote of 168 yeas to 78 nays. (15 Cong. Rec. 5933).
The Senate sustained the veto on July 3, 1884 by a
vote of 27 yeas to 27 nays. (15 Cong. Řec. 5934).
Veto sustained.

Pocket Vetoes 200 S. 28.

To confirm the status of John N. Quackenbush as a
commander in the United States Navy.
Pocket veto occurred after the 1st session of the
48th Congress had adjourned sine die on July 7,
1884. The bill was presented to the President on July
7, 1884. (July 7, 1884, S. Jour., p. 967; see also H.R.
Doc. No. 493, 70th Cong., 2d sess., p. 25).

201

S. 42.
To provide for the relief of Joseph F. Wilson.
Pocket veto occurred after the 1st session of the
48th Congress had adjourned sine die on July 7,
1884. The bill was presented to the President on
June 30, 1884. (July 1, 1884, S. Jour., p. 886; see
also H.R. Doc. No. 493, 70th Cong., 2d sess., p. 25).

202

S. 81.
To confirm the title of Benjamin F. Pope to his
office of assistant surgeon, in the United States
Army.
Pocket veto occurred after the 1st session of the 48th
Congress had adjourned sine die on July 7, 1884.
The bill was presented to the President on June 27,
1884. (June 27, 1884, S. Jour., p. 851; see also
H.R. Doc. No. 493, 70th Cong., 2d sess., p. 25).

203

S. 472.
To provide for the relief of George P. Webster.
Pocket veto occurred after the 1st session of the
48th Congress had adjourned sine die on July 7,
1884. The bill was presented to the President on June
27, 1884. (June 27, 1884, S. Jour., p. 851; see also
H.R. Doc. No. 493, 70th Cong., 2d sess., p. 25).

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204

H.R. 2487.
To provide for the relief of Brevet Major General
William W. Averell, United States Army.
Pocket veto occurred after the 1st session of the
48th Congress had adjourned sine die on July 7,
1884. The bill was presented to the President on July
5, 1884. (July 7, 1884, H. Jour., p. 1753; see also
H.R. Doc. No. 493, 70th Cong., 2d sess., p. 25).

205

H.J. Res. 17.
Authorizing the appointment and retirement of
Samuel Kramer as a chaplain in the Navy of the
United States.
Pocket veto occurred after the 1st session of the 48th
Congress had adjourned sine die on July 7, 1884. The
resolution was presented to the President on July 5,
1884. (July 5, 1884, H. Jour., p. 1723; see also H.R.
Doc. No. 493, 70th Cong., 2d sess., p. 26).
Forty-eighth Congress, Second Session
Pocket Vetoes
H.R. 78.
To provide for the retirement of Colonel Henry J.
Hunt as a major general of the United States Army.
Pocket veto occurred after the 2d session of the 48th
Congress had adjourned sine die on March 3, 1885.
The bill was presented to the President on March 3,
1885. (March 3, 1885, H. Jour., p. 813; see also
H.R. Doc. No. 493, 70th Cong., 2d sess., p. 26).

206

207 H.J. Res. 170.

Relating to a claim made by Doctor John B. Read
against the United States.
Pocket veto occurred after the 2d session of the 48th
Congress had adjourned sine die on March 3, 1885.
The bill was presented to the President on March 3,
1885. (March 3, 1885, H. Jour., p. 813; see also H.R.
Doc. No. 493, 70th Cong., 2d sess., p. 26).

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