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

825 H.R. 9571 (Fifty-fourth Congress, Second Session — Cleveland)

Authorizing the Galveston & Great Northern 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 54th Congress had adjourned sine die on March 3, 1897. The bill was presented to the President on March 2, 1897 (March 2, 1897, H. Jour., p. 253; see also H.R. Doc. No. 493, 70th Cong., 2nd sess., p. 37).

Presidential Vetoes, 1789-1988. (1992). Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 176.

Journal of the House of Representatives of the United States. (1897). 54th Congress, 2nd session, p. 253 (Serial Set 3476-A). 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. 37 (Serial Set 9035). Washington, DC: Government Printing Office.

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