I forbid: Presidential vetoes and America Indian affairs, 1789-2000

554 H.R. 7964 (Fiftieth Congress, First Session — Cleveland)

Granting the Aberdeen, Bismarck, and Northwestern Railway the right-of-way across a portion of the Sioux Reservation, in Dakota Territory.

Pocket veto occurred after the 1st session of the 50th Congress had adjourned sine die on October 20, 1888. The bill was presented to the President on October 20, 1888 (October 20, 1888, H. Jour., p. 2950; see also H.R. Doc. No. 493, 70th Cong., 2nd sess., p. 31).

Presidential Vetoes, 1789-1988. (1992). Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 126.

Journal of the House of Representatives of the United States. (1888). 50th Congress, 1st session, p. 2950 (Serial Set 2530). Washington, DC: Government Printing Office.

Report on pocket veto. Message from the President of the United States transmitting a memorandum prepared in the Office of the Attorney General regarding bills presented to the President less than 10 days before the adjournment of Congress and not signed by him. (1928). House of Representatives. 70th Congress, 2nd session. House Document No. 493, p. 31 (Serial Set 9035). Washington, DC: Government Printing Office.

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