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Cumberland Road Bill in 1822....

Item # 217485

May 15, 1822

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 15, 1822.
* Cumberland Road Bill for tolls vetoed

On the front page under Cumberland Road Bill is word that the President returned the bill for erecting toll gates on the Cumberland Road, his reason being ...that the Constitution does not authorize Congress to pass a bill of this kind.... Says that the Congress voted in the negative to override the veto. Untrimmed.

Category: Pre-Civil War

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