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President Cleveland vetoed 414 bills during his first administration. Of these vetoes, 304 were regular vetoes and 110 were pocket vetoes. Two were overridden (Nos. 222, 250).

Forty-ninth Congress, First Session

Regular Vetoes 208 S. 63.

To authorize the construction of a highway bridge
across that part of the waters of Lake Champlain
lying between the towns of North Hero and Alburg,
in the State of Vermont.
Vetoed July 30, 1886. The veto message was laid
before the Senate and printed as S. Ex. Doc. No. 220.
(17 Cong. Rec. 7734; see also S. Misc. Doc. No. 53,
49th Cong., 2d sess., p. 536).
Veto unchallenged.

209 S. 141.

To extend the provisions of the act of June 10, 1880,
entitled, "An act to amend the statutes in relation to
immediate transportation of dutiable goods, to the
post of Omaha, in the state of Nebraska.'
Vetoed April 30, 1886. The veto message was laid
before the Senate, referred to the Committee on
Commerce, and printed as S. Ex. Doc. No. 133. (17
Cong. Rec. 4007; see also S. Misc. Doc. No. 53, 49th
Cong., 2d sess., pp. 460, 461).
Veto

unchallenged.

210

S. 150.
To quiet title of settlers on the Des Moines River
lands in the State of Iowa.
Vetoed March 11, 1886. The veto message was laid
before the Senate and printed as S. Ex. Doc. No. 94.
(17 Cong. Rec. 2297).
The Senate overrode the veto on June 29, 1886 by a
vote of 34 yeas to 15 nays. (17 Cong. Rec. 6265).
The House sustained the veto on July 1, 1886 by a
vote of 161 yeas to 93 nays. (17 Cong. Rec. 6407).
Veto sustained.

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216 S. 342.

Granting a pension to Mavilla Parsons, of Detroit,
Michigan.
Vetoed June 22, 1886. The veto message was laid
before the Senate, referred to the Committee on Pen-
sions, and printed as S. Ex. Doc. No. 178. (17 Cong.
Rec. 6052; see also S. Misc. Doc. No. 53, 49th Cong.,
2d sess., p. 493).
Veto unchallenged.

217 S. 349.

For the promotion of anatomical science and to
prevent the desecration of graves.
Vetoed April 26, 1886. The veto message was laid
before the Senate and printed as S. Ex. Doc. No. 131.
(17 Cong. Rec. 3823; see also S. Misc. Doc. No. 53,
49th Cong., 2d sess., pp. 459, 460).
The Senate sustained the veto on April 30, 1886 by
a vote of 6 yeas to 48 nays. (17 Cong. Rec. 4002).
Veto sustained.

218 S. 363.

Granting a pension to Edward Ayres.
Vetoed May 24, 1886. The veto message was laid be-
fore the Senate, referred to the Committee on Pen-
sions, and printed as S. Ex. Doc. No. 151. (17 Cong.
Rec. 4851; see also S. Misc. Doc. No. 53, 49th Cong.,
2d sess., pp. 466, 467).
Veto unchallenged.

219 S. 365.

Granting a pension to Martin L. Bundy.
Vetoed July 3, 1886. The veto message was laid be-
fore the Senate, referred to the Committee on Mili-
tary Affairs, and printed as S. Ex. Doc. No. 200. (17
Cong. Rec. 6547; see also S. Misc. Doc. No. 53, 49th
Cong., 2d sess., pp. 513, 514).
Veto unchallenged.

220 S. 763.

For the erection of a public building at Sioux City,
Iowa.
Vetoed June 19, 1886. The veto message was laid
before the Senate, referred to the Committee on
Public Buildings and Grounds, and printed as S. Ex.
Doc. No. 169. (17 Cong. Rec. 5951; see also S. Misc.
Doc. No. 53, 49th Cong., 2d sess., pp. 480, 481).
The Senate overrode the veto on March 3, 1887 by
a vote of 38 yeas to 19 nays. (18 Cong. Rec. 2616).
The House sustained the veto on March 3, 1887 by
a vote of 107 yeas to 77 nays. (18 Cong. Rec. 2724).
Veto sustained.

221 S. 789.

Granting a pension to John S. Williams.
Vetoed June 2, 1886. The veto message was laid
before the Senate and printed as S. Ex. Doc. No.
162. (17 Cong. Rec. 5180; see also S. Misc. Doc. No.
53, 49th Cong., 2d sess., pp. 475, 476).
The Senate sustained the veto on August 4, 1886 by
a vote of 19 yeas to 15 nays. (17 Cong. Rec. 7975).
Veto sustained

222 S. 856.

To provide for the erection of a public building at
Dayton, Ohio.
Vetoed July 9, 1886. The veto message was laid
before the Senate, referred to the Committee on Pub-
lic Buildings and Grounds, and printed as S. Ex. Doc.
No. 207. (17 Cong. Rec. 6719; see also S. Misc. Doc.
No. 53, 49th Cong., 2d sess., p. 534).
The Senate overrode the veto on March 3, 1887 by a
vote of 39 yeas to 18 nays. (18 Cong. Rec. 2613).
The House overrode the veto on March 3, 1887 by a
vote of 133 yeas to 64 nays. (18 Cong. Rec. 2718).
Veto overridden (24 Stat. 544).

223 S. 857.

Granting a pension to Dudley B. Branch.
Vetoed May 24, 1886. The veto message was laid
before the Senate, referred to the Committee on
Pensions, and printed as S. Ex. Doc. No. 152. (17
Cong. Rec. 4851; see also S. Misc. Doc. No. 53,
49th Cong., 2d sess., p. 469).
Veto unchallenged.

224 S. 1077.

Granting a pension to Newcomb Parker.
Vetoed June 29, 1886. The veto message was laid
before the Senate and printed as S. Ex. Doc. No. 194.
(17 Cong. Rec. 6315; see also S. Misc. Doc. No. 53,
49th Cong., 2d sess., p. 512).
Veto unchallenged.

225 S. 1192.

Granting a pension to Alfred Denny.
Vetoed June 22, 1886. The veto message was laid
before the Senate and printed as S. Ex. Doc. No.
176. (17 Cong. Rec. 6052; see also S. Misc. Doc. No.
53, 49th Cong., 2d sess., pp. 490, 491).
Veto unchallenged.

226 S. 1253.

Granting a pension to J.D. Haworth.
Vetoed May 28, 1886. The veto message was laid
before the Senate and printed as S. Ex. Doc. No. 158.
(17 Cong. Rec. 5029; see also S. Misc. Doc. No. 53,
49th Cong., 2d sess., p. 492).
Veto unchallenged.

227 S. 1288.

Granting a pension to Robert Holsey.
Vetoed June 22, 1886. The veto message was laid
before the Senate and printed as S. Ex. Doc. No. 177.
(17 Cong. Rec. 6053; see also S. Misc. Doc. No. 53,
49th Cong., 2d sess., p. 495).
Veto unchallenged.

228 S. 1290.

Granting a pension to David W. Hamilton.
Vetoed May 25, 1886. The veto message was laid
before the Senate, referred to the Committee on
Pensions, and printed as S. Ex. Doc. No. 155. (17
Cong. Rec. 4940; see also S. Misc. Doc. No. 53, 49th
Cong., 2d sess., pp. 470-472).
Veto

unchallenged.

229 S. 1383.

Granting a pension to Harriet Welch.
Vetoed June 22, 1886. The veto message was laid
before the Senate and printed as S. Ex. Doc. No. 179.
(17 Cong. Rec. 6052; see also S. Misc. Doc. No. 53,
49th Cong., 2d sess., pp. 493, 494).
Veto unchallenged.

230 S. 1397.

To establish a delivery port in Springfield, in the
State of Massachusetts.
Vetoed May 17, 1886. The veto message was laid be-
fore the Senate and printed as S. Ex. Doc. No. 142.
(17 Cong. Rec. 4588; see also S. Misc. Doc. No. 53,
49th Cong., 2d sess., pp. 463, 464).
Veto unchallenged.

231 S. 1400.

Granting a pension to William H. Beck.
Vetoed June 22, 1886. The veto message was laid
before the Senate, referred to the Committee on Pen-
sions, and printed as S. Ex. Doc. No. 181. (17 Cong.
Rec. 6052; see also S. Misc. Doc. No. 53, 49th Cong.,
2d sess., pp. 491, 492).
Veto unchallenged.

232 S. 1421.

Granting a pension to William H. Weaver.
Vetoed July 31, 1886. The veto message was laid
before the Senate, referred to the Committee on
Pensions, and printed as S. Ex. Doc. No. 223. (17

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