Settlement of lawsuits without attorney’s consent, bill to prohibit (A. 1806)

Veto — Settlement of Lawsuits Bill 119

confers a special benefit which could not be conferred by the growth of the same number of trees isolated one from the other, yet the benefits conferred likewise by the latter are in their own way almost as great. In most of the districts of the State no tree ought ever to be cut down unless two are planted in its place. The custom of tree planting should be favored in every way.

DONE at the Capitol in the city of Albany this twelfth day of April in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred.

Theodore Roosevelt

By the Governor:
[Privy Seal] Wm. J. Youngs
Secretary to the Governor

Veto of Assembly Bill No. 1806, Relating to Settlement o Flawsuits Without Attorneys' Consent

State of New York
Executive Chamber
Albany, April 14, 1900

Memorandum filed with Assembly bill Introductory No. 726, Printed No. 1806, introduced by Mr. Green, entitled "An Act to amend section sixty-six of the Code of Civil Procedure, in reference to attorneys and counsellors' compensation"—Not approved

I withhold my signature from this bill because in my judgment it is thoroughly vicious. It provides that no


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