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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 ou 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

was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

"An act to incorporate Gooderson Fire Engine Company No. 2, in the village of Winfield, in the county of Queens," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties.

“An act to amend an act entitled "An act to incorporate the Oneida Savings Bank,' passed February 19 1866,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on banks.

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

"An act in relation to the establishment of a normal and training school in the village of Brockport.”

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

Mr. O'Donnell gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to authorise the travelers insurance company to effect insurance upon the lives of individuals.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Low asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend the charter of the National Travelers Insurance Company," wbich was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on insurance.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Chambers asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to confirm the official acts of Horatio L. Day as notary public,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

By unanimous consent, Mr. O'Donnell asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to authorize the Travelers Insurance Company to effect insurance upon the lives of individuals,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on insurance:

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Kline asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act authorizing the trustees of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Caughnawaga, in the village of Fonda, Montgomery county, to raise money upon its pews and settings," 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.

The Assembly bill entitled "An act authorising the Medina and Alabama Plank Road Company to reduce its number of directors," 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.
Barnett
C. G. Cornell Kline

Nicks

White
Bennett
E. Cornell Lent

O'Donnell Wilbor
Campbell Crowley

Low

Sessions Williams
Chambers Folger

H. C. Murphy Stanford Wood
Collins
Gibson
T. Murphy

23 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 in relation to the fees of the clerk of the county of Kings,' passed May 12, 1865," 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.
Barnett
C. G. Cornell Lent

Nicks

White
Bennett
E. Cornell Low

O'Donnell Wilbor
Campbell Folger
H. C. Murphy Sessions

Williams
Chambers Kline

T. Murphy
Stanford

Wood
Collins

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

The bill entitled "An act to incorporate the New York Commercial Association,' passed April 19, 1862," 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. Barnett Collins

Low

Sessions Wilbor
Bennett
E. Cornell T. Murphy Stanford

Williams
Campbell Gibson

Nicks
White

Wood
Chambers Kline

O'Donnell
Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bill to the Assembly,

the Assembly, and request their concurrence therein.

The bill entitled "An act to grant to William Orton, Charles C. Leigh 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," having been announced for a third reading.

On motion of H. C. Murphy and by unanimous consent, said bill was amended by striking out in section 1, line 7, printed bill, the word "and.” Said bill, as amended, was then 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.
Barnett C. G. Cornell Humphrey T. Murphy White
Bennett E. Cornell Kline

Nicks

Wilbor Campbell Crowley Lent

O'Donnell Williams
Chambers Folger

Low
Sessions

Wood
Collins
Gibson
H. C. Murphy

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

The bill entitled "An act in relation to the Niagara Frontier Police District,” 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:

Barnett
Bennett

E. Cornell
Crowley

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Kline

Nicks
Lent

O'Donnell

White
Wilbor

Campbell Gibson

Low

Sessions Williams
Collins
Humphrey T. Murphy Stanford

19 FOR THE NEGATIVE. Chambers C. G. Cornell H. C. Murphy Wood

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

The bill entitled "An act to enable the town of Osceola to raise money to build a town house," 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.
Barnett
Collins
Folger
Lent

Nicks
Bennett
C. G. Cornell Gibson

Low

O'Donnell
Campbell E. Cornell Humphrey H. C. Murphy Wilbor
Chambers Crowley

Kline
T. Murphy Wood

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

Mr. Gibson offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That smoking be strictly prohibited in any of the rooms or ante-rooms, of the Senate while the Senate is in session, and that the Sergeant-at-Arms and his assistant be directed to see this resolution strictly enforced.

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

Mr. Kline offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That when the Senate adjourns to-day, it adjourn to meet again on Monday evening, at half-past 7 o'clock.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said resolution, and it was decided in the negative, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE. C. G. Cornell Low

Sessions

Stanford Wood
Kline
H. C. Murphy

7
FOR THE NEGATIVE.
Barnett
Chambers Folger

Lent

White
Bennett
E. Cornell Gibson

Nicks

Wilbor Campbell Crowley Humphrey O'Donnell

14 Mr. Crowley moved that the bill entitled "An act to provide for draining certein swamp lands situated in the towns of Waterloo, Junius, Seneca Falls and Tyre, in the county of Seneca," be re-committed to the committee on the judiciary, and 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 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 abolish the board of excise of Chautauqua county, and confer their authority on the justices of the peace of said county."

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to alter and amend an act to incorporate the Greenwood Cemetery,' passed April 11, 1839.".

"An act releasing the interest of the State of New York in certain lands, to Cordelia N. Campbell and Mary W. Noxon.”

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