Owners of spoiled canal banks (A. 1974)

Omnibus Veto 163

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

Memorandum filed with Assembly Bill No. 1974, introduced by Mr. Miller, Entitled

"An Act to confer jurisdiction upon the court of claims to hear, audit and determine the claims of owners of lands actually used for spoil banks in the work of improving the western division of the Erie canal, done pursuant to chapter seventy-nine of the laws of New York, passed in eighteen hundred and ninety-five, and chapter seven hundred and ninety-four of the laws of New York passed in eighteen hundred and ninety-six, and to render judgment therefor" — Not approved

The court of claims already has jurisdiction to act upon this case under the canal act, and a special act is not needed.

Theodore Roosevelt

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

Memorandum filed with Assembly bill No. 2237, introduced by Mr. W. J. Sullivan, entitled "An Act to authorize the adjutant general of the State of New York to award a long service medal for service in the National Guard to George T.Holling worth of the city of Utica" — Not approved

If this bill becomes a law the number of those seeking such medals for service would be enormous. It would be a

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