Morgan Van Gorder (S. 689)

150 Public Papers of Governor Roosevelt

State of New York
Executive Chamber
Albany, May 5, 1900

Memorandum filed with Senate bill No. 689, introduced by Senator Chahoon, entitled “An Act to confer jurisdiction upon the court of claims to hear, audit and determine the alleged claim of Morgan Van Gorder against the State for damages alleged to have been sustained by him, and to render judgment therefor” —Not approved

This bill is strongly opposed by the Attorney General.

Theodore Roosevelt

State of New York
Executive Chamber
Albany, May 5, 1900

Memorandum filed with Senate bill No. 1045, introduced by Senator George A. Davis, entitled “An Act to amend title two of chapter three of part four of there vised statutes relating to state prisons, as amended and superseded by chapter three hundred eighty-two of the laws of eighteen hundred eighty-nine and as amended by chapter four hundred twenty-nine of the laws of eighteen hundred and ninety-six” —Not approved

I withhold my signature from this bill because it is in reality a bill against the interest of the State and simply in the interest of a single firm of school furniture manu-

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