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Mr. White, from the same committee, reported in favor of the passage of the second named bill, without amendment, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. White, from the same committee, reported in favor of the passage of the last named bill, without amendment, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

On motion of Mr. Collins and by unanimous consent, the rule was suspended and said last named bill 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 Collins

Kline
Nicks

Stanford
Barnett
C. G. Cornell La Bau

O'Donnell Sutherland
Bennett Crowley Lent

Pierson

White
Campbell Folger

Low
Sessions

Wilbor
Chambers Humphrey

22 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.

On motion of Mr. Wilbor and by unanimous consent, the rule was suspended and the Assembly bill entitled “An act to authorize the city of Poughkeepsie to borrow money to pay for the land given by said city and the county of Dutchess, to the people of the State of New York, as a site for the Hudson River Asylum for the Insane," 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 Crowley La Bau

Nicks

Stanford Barnett Folger

Lent

O'Donnell Sutherland
Campbell Gibson

Low
Pierson

White
Chambers Humphrey H. C. Murphy Platt

Wilbor
C.G. Cornell Kline
T. Murphy Sessions

Wood 25 By unanimous consent, the rule was suspended and said bill ordered returned to the Assembly immediately, with a message informing that the Senate have concurred in the passage of the same, without amendment.

The Senate again 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 an act entitled 'An act in relation to the fees of the clerk of the county of Kings,' passed May 12, 1865.”

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the New York Commercial Association,' passed April 19, 1862.”.

"An act authorizing the Medina and Alabama Plankroad Company to reduce their number of directors.

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Wilbor, fronu said committee, reported in favor of the passage of the first named bill, without amendment, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading. Mr. Wilbor, from the same committee, reported in favor of the passage [Sesats JOURNAL)

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af the second named bill, with amendments, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading:

Mr. Wilbor, from the same committee, reported in favor of the passage of the last named bill, without amendment, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

The Assembly returned the following entitled bills, with a message that they had concurred in the amendments of the Senate thereto:

"An act to authorize 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."

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act providing for the erection of a public hall in the village of Palmyra, and the means of paying the expenses thereof,' passed April 10, 1866."

Ordered, That the Clerk return said bills to the Assembly.

The Assembly returned the concurrent resolution relative to the adoption of the joint rules, with a message that they had concurred in the passage of the same without amendment,

The Assembly returned the bill entitled "An act to amend the act passed February 16, 1857, entitled 'An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to authorize the formation of corporations for manufacturing, mining, mechanical or chemical purposes,' passed February 17, 1848,'” with a message that they had passed the same with the following amendment:

Section 1, line 13, engrossed bill, after the word “directors " insert the words “or trustees.”

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to concur in said amendment, 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 C. G. Cornell La Bau

Nicks

Stanford
Barnett
Crowley
Lent

O'Donnell Sutherland
Campbell Folger

Low
Platt

White
Chambers Gibson

T. Murphy
Sessions

Wilbor
Collins
Humphrey

22 Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a message informing that the Senate have concurred in their amendment.

On motion of Mr. Lent and by unanimous consent, the rule was suspended and the bill entitled "An act to authorize joint stock fire and marine insurance companies to reduce their capital stock, and to amend the act to provide for the incorporation of fire insurance companies," 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 Collins

La Bau

O'Donnell Stanford
Barnett
Folger
Lent
Pierson

Sutherland
Campbell Gibson

Low
Platt

Wilbor
Chambers Kline
T. Murphy

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

Mr. Collins moved that the Assembly bill entitled “An act relative to the Albany City Fire Insurance Company,” be referred to the first committee of the whole.

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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.

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

"An act to authorize the towns of Oneida and Orange counties to provide medical aid for their poor.”

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to revise, amend and consolidate the several acts relating to the charter of the village of Rome,' passed April 5, 1853.”

"An act relative to the Albany City Fire Insurance Company." After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Chambers, from said committee, reported progress on the two first named bills, and asked and obtained leave to sit again.

Mr. Chambers, from the same committee, reported in favor of the passage of the last named bill, without amendment, which report was agreed to and said bills ordered to a third reading.

On mution of Mr. Collins and by unanimous consent, the rule was suspended and said bill 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 Collins

Kline

O'Donnell Sutherland
Barnett
C. G. Cornell La Bau

Pierson
Bennett Crowley Lent

Sessions

Wilbor Campbell Folger

Low

Stanford Wood Chambers Humphrey Nicks

22 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 again 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 enable the town of Osceola to raise money to build a town house."

"An act to grant to William Orton, Charles C. Leigh and Charles Havard, their associates, successors and assigns, an exclusive right to lay telegraph cables from this State to the Empire of France, and to work the same."

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act in relation to taxes and assessments in the city of New York, and to amend the several acts in relation thereto,' passed April 14, 1859."

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. C. G. Cornell, from said committee, reported in favor of the passage of the two first named bills, without amendment, which report was agreed to and said bills ordered engrossed for a third reading.

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

The Assembly returned the bill entitled as follows:

"An act to amend the act passed February 16, 1857, entitled 'An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to authorize the formation of corpora

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tions for manufacturing, mining, mechanical and chemical purposes,'
passed February 17, 1848.'”

Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bill to the Governor.
On motion of Mr. Gibson, the Senate adjourned.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 1867.

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

Mr. Kline presented a petition of Sarah Haight, for relief, which was read and referred to the comuiittee on claims.

Mr. T. Murphy presented a remonstrance of citizens of New York, against the use of steam in Fourth avenue, in New York, which was read and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

Mr. H. C. Murphy presented a petition of Henry Leslie Pell, for change of name, which was read and referred to the committee 'on the judiciary.

Mr. Campbell, from the committee on agriculture, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to amend an act to prevent the introduction of the disease known as the rinderpest, and for the protection of the flocks and herds of sheep and cattle in this State from destruction by this and other infectious diseases," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Low, from the committee on railroads, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act in relation to the fare on the Grand Street and Newtown Railroad Company, of Brooklyn," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Low, from the committee on railroads, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act in regard to inflammable substances on railroads," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Low, from the committee on railroads, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend section 290 of chapter 389 of the Laws of 1851, relating to the election of directors for the Rochester and Genesee Valley Railroad Company, by the common council of the city of Rochester, reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. H. C. Murphy, from the joint library cornmittee, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to appropriate money for the purchase of objects of Natural History for the State Cabinet," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. La Bau, from the committee on engrossed bills, reported as correctly engrossed the bills entitled as follows:

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act in relation to the fees of the clerk of the county of Kings,' passed May 12, 1865."

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the New York Commercial Association,' passed April 19, 1862.

"An act to grant to William Orton, Charles C. Leigh and Charles Havard, their associates, successors and assigns, an exclusive right to lay telegraphic cables from this State to the empire of France, and to work the same."

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"An act to provide for draining certain swamp lands situated in the towns of Waterloo, Junius, Seneca Falls and Tyre, in the county of Seneca."

"An act in relation to the Niagara Frontier Police District."

"An act to enable the town of Osceola to raise money to build a town house."

The Assembly sent for concurrence the bills entitled as follows:

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to erect the village of Middleburgh into a separate road district,' passed April 7, 1859,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on roads and bridges.

"An act to incorporate the Metropolitan Medical and Surgical Institute," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on public health and medical societies and colleges.

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the village of Goshen,' passed March 26, 1866," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the comunittee on municipal affairs.

"An act to increase the salary of the office of school commissioner," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on literature.

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to consolidate and amend the several acts relating to the village of Peekskill, to alter the bounds, and to enlarge the powers of the corporation of said village,' passed March 25, 1859," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

"An act to change the time of annual election of Emanuel church, Norwich, Chenango county,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on charitable and religious societies.

"An act to authorize the trustees of the village of Rome to buy a steam fire engine and apparatus for said village, and to levy a tax to pay for the same, and to levy a tax upon said village to pay indebedDess," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

"An act to amend the act entitled 'An act to authorize the formation of railroad corporations, and to regulate the same, passed April 2, 1850,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on railroads.

"An act making an appropriation to pay the expenses of the collection of tolls, superintendence, ordinary repairs and maintenance of the canals, for the fiscal year commencing on the 1st day of October, 1867," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on canals.

"An act making appropriations for the payment of the principal and interest of the canal debt, commencing on the 1st day of October, 1867, and to provide for the payment of the debt contracted under section 10 of article 7 of the Constitution," whish was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on canals.

"An act to incorporate the St. Angustine's Mutual Benefit and Benevolent Society, in the town of Morrisania, county of Westchester,” which

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