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Mr. La Bau moved to recommit said bill to the committee on municipal affairs, and that the same retain its place in the order of third reading of bills.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion, and it was decided in the affirmative.

The Assembly bill entitled "An act to authorise the town of Johnstown, in the county of Fulton, to issue town bonds, and loan the same to the Fonda, Johnstown and Gloversville Railroad Company, and to regulate the rate of charges for carrying passengers upon said road," was read a third time.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to the final passage of said bill, and it was decided in the affirmative, a majority of all the members elected to the Senate voting in favor thereof, and three-fifths of said members being present, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Andrews E. Cornell Low

O'Donnell Stanford
Bennett
Humphrey T. Murphy Platt

Sutherland
Campbell Kline

Nicks

Sessions Wilbor
Collins
La Bau

17
FOR THE NEGATIVE.
Folger
Lent
Pierson

8 Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a message informing that the Senate have concurred in the passage of the same, with amendments.

The bill entitled "An act to legalize and confirm the official acts of James Taylor, of the town of Luzerne, Warren county, as commissioner of highways," was read a third time.

The President put the question wbether the Senate would agree to the final passage of said bill, and it was decided in the affirmative, a majority of all the members elected to the Senate voting in favor thereof, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE. Andrews E. Cornell Kline

Nicks

Sessions
Bennett
Folger
La Bau

O'Donnell Stanford
Campbell Gibson

Lent
Pierson

Sutherland
Collins
Humphrey Low

Platt

Wilbor: 20 Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bill to the Assembly, and request their concurrence therein.

The Assembly bill entitled "An act authorising the village of Peekskill to borrow more money, and to levy taxes for the payment of the same," was read a third time,

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to the final passage of said bill, and it was decided in the affirmative, a majority of all the members elected to the Senate voting in favor thereof, and three-fifths of said members being present, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Andrews
E. Cornell Kline

T. Murphy Sessions
Bennett Folger

La Bau
Nicks

Stanford
Campbell Gibson

Lent

O'Donnell Sutherland
Collins
Humphrey Low

Platt

Wilbor 20 Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a message informing that the Senate have concurred in the passage of the same, without amendment.

The bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to authorise the Emanuel Congregation of the city of New York to hold, grant and convey real estate,'" was read a third time.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to the final passage of said bill, and it was decided in the affirmative, a majority of all the members elected to the Senate voting in favor thereof, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Andrews Folger

La Bau
Nicks

Stanford
Bennett
Gibson
Lent

O'Donnell Sutherland
Campbell Humphrey Low

Platt

Wilbor
Collins
Kline
T. Murphy Sessions

19 Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bill to the Assembly, and request their concurrence therein.

The bill entitled "An act in relation to settling and closing up the affairs of the president, directors and company of the Bank of Monroe, a corporation whose charter has expired,” was read a third time.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to the final passage of said bill, and it was decided in the affirmative, a majority of all the members elected to the Senate voting in favor thereof, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE. Andrews Gibson

Low

O'Donnell Stanford Bennett Humphrey H. C. Murphy Pierson

Sutherland
Campbell La Bau

T. Murphy
Platt

Wilbor
Collins
Lent
Nicks
Sessions

Williams
Folger

21 Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bill to the Assembly, and request their concurrence therein.

The bill entitled "An act to enable the trustees of the First Street Presbyterian Church to donate and convey their property to the New York City Mission and Tract Society," was read a third time.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to the final passage of said bill, and it was decided in the affirmative, a majority of all the members elected to the Senate voting in favor thereof, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE. Andrews Folger

Lent

O'Donnell Stanford
Bennett Gibson

Low
Pierson

Sutherland
Campbell Humphrey T. Murphy Platt

Wilbor
Collins
La Bau
Nicks
Sessions

Williams
E. Cornell

21 Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bill to the Assembly, and request their concurrence therein.

The bill entitled "An act to amend chapter 690 of the Laws of 1866, entitled 'An act to provide for the publication of legal notices in the county of Hamilton,' passed April 19, 1866,” was read a third time.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to the final passage of said bill, and it was decided in the affirmative, a majority of all the members elected to the Senate voting in favor thereof, and three-fifths of said members being present, as follows:

Andrews Folger
Bennett

Gibson
Campbell

Humphrey Collins

Kline E. Cornell

(SENATE JOURNAL.)

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
La Bau

O'Donnell
Lent

Pierson
Low

Platt
T. Murphy Sessions

Stanford
Sutherland
Wilbor
Williams

21

16

Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bill to the Assembly, and request their concurrence therein.

The Assembly bill entitled "An act authorising the town of Cortlandt, in the county of Westchester, to borrow money and to levy taxes for the payment of the same," was read a third time.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to the final passage of said bill, and it was decided in the affirmative, a majority of all the members elected to the Senate voting in favor thereaf, and three-fifths of said members being present, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE. Andrews Folger

La Bau

O'Donnell Stanford
Bennett
Gibson
Lent
Pierson

Sutherland
Campbell Humphrey Low

Platt

Wilbor
Collins
Kline

T. Murphy Sessions Williams
E. Cornell

21 Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a message informing that the Senate have concurred in the passage of the same, without amendment.

The Senate then resolved itself into a committee of the whole, and proceeded to the consideration of general orders, being the bills entitled as follows:

"An act to amend chapter 819 of the Laws of 1866, entitled 'An act to incorporate the village of New Brighton.”

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the trustees of the Troy Annual Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, passed March 30, 1864."

“An act to facilitate the construction of the New York and Oswego Midland railroad, and to exempt from taxation towns and city bonds used in the construction thereof."

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. T. Murphy, from said committee, reported in favor of the passage of the two first named bills, with amendments, which report was agreed to and said bills ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. T. Murphy, froin the same committee, reported progress on the last named bill, and asked and obtained leave to sit again.

The Assembly sent for concurrence the bills entitled as follows:

"An act in relation to the establishment of a normal and training school in the village of Brockport," which was read the first time, and bp unanimous' consent was also read the second time.

Mr. Bennett .moved to refer said bill to the first committee of the whole.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion, and it was decided in the affirmative, two-thirds of all the Senators present voting in favor thereof.

"An act to incorporate the Masonic Hall Association of Watertown," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

On motion of Mr. La Bau, the Senate adjourned.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30, 1867.

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.
Prayer by Rev. Mr. Alden.
The journal of yesterday was read and approved.

Mr. H. C. Murphy presented a memorial from the commissioners of the Gowanus Canal improvement, which was read and referred to the committee on commerce and navigation.

Mr. Wilbor presented a remonstrance of citizens of Fishkill, against the proposed election of police justice in said village, which was read and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. H. C. Murphy presented the application of David M. Davenport, for release of right of State to certain property in the city of Brooklyn; which was read and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. Williams presented a petition of members of the German Mechanics' and Benevolent Association of the village of Lyons, for an act of incorporation; which was read and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. Barnett presented a petition of citizens of Chenango county, to exempt from taxation bonds in aid of railroads; which was read and referred to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Nieks presented a petition of board of trustees of Elmira Female College for relief; which was read and referred to the committee on finance.

Mr. Kline presented a petition of trustees and officers of the Protestant Reformed Dutch Church of the village of Fonda, praying for a law to regulate the sale of seats; which was read and referred to the committee on charitable and religious societies.

Mr. Stanford presented a petition of trustees and lot owners of Hope Cemetery, praying for an act to enable them to obtain more land; which was referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. Stanford presented a petition of inhabitants of Delaware county, for an appropriation from the State to tunnel Pine Hill; which was read and referred to the committee on finance.

Mr. Gibson presented a petition of citizens of Putnam, Washington county, for State aid to the Whitehall and Plattsburgh Railroad; which was read and referred to the committee on finance.

Mr. Gibson presented a petition of sixty-three citizens of Hebron, Washington county, for the transfer of the old burying ground to the Cemetery Association; which was read and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to amend the 399th section of the Code of Procedure," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to provide for refunding to various banks and insurance companies in the city of New York, the taxes of the years 1861 and 1862, imposed and paid or collected, upon that portion of their capital invested in securities of the United States, by law exempt from taxation,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to provide for repaying to various banks, banking associations, corporations and individuals, taxes unlawfully assessed in the year 1865, and collected from such banks, banking associations, corporations and individuals in the county of Ulster,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to release and convey the interest of the people of the State of New York, to certain real estate in New York city to Margaret S. Bradley,' passed April 7, 1866, and to amend the title thereof;" reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to provide for the appointment and payment of a clerk or clerks in the office of the surrogate of the county of Kings,' passed March 30, 1849," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Humphrey, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act authorizing the assessment of highway labor upon the Jeffersonville and Monticello turnpike road," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to incorporate the New York Underwriter's Guild,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Odd Fellows Hall Association of the city of New York,” passed April 6, 1844,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "Au act to provide for repaying to various banks and banking associations in the county of Ulster, taxes unlawfully assessed in the years 1861, 1862, 1863, 1864, and paid or collected upon that portion of their capital stock invested in securities of the United States, by law exempt from taxation,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to release the interest of the State in certain lands acquired through the alienage of John Magennis to Barnard Murphy," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Humphrey, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to amend the Revised Statutes relative to highways," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Humphrey, from the cornmittee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to authorize the extension of Central avenue, in the county of Westchester, from its terminus at or near Woodland Cemetery in the town of Yonkers, to a point at or near the

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