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

615 H.R. 7186 (Fiftieth Congress, Second Session — Cleveland)

To authorize the Leavenworth and Rio Grande Railway Company to construct and operate a railway through the Indian Territory, and for other purposes.

Pocket veto occurred after the 2nd session of the 50th Congress had adjourned sine die on March 3, 1889. The bill was presented to the President on February 26, 1889 (February 26, 1889, H. Jour., p. 657; see also H.R. Doc. No. 493, 70th Cong., 2nd sess., p. 32).

Presidential Vetoes, 1789-1988. (1992). Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 136.

Journal of the House of Representatives of the United States. (1889). 50th Congress, 2nd session, p. 657 (Serial Set 2625). 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. 32 (Serial Set 9035). Washington, DC: Government Printing Office.

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