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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,” which 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 manimous 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.

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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:

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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

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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

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Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bill to 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

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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
inajority of all the members elected to the Senate voting in favor thereof,
and three-fifths of said members being present, as follows:

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

Mr. Barnett, 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 engrossed for a third reading

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:

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

Assembly, “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 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."

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Williams, from said committee, reported in favor of the passage of the first named bill, without amendment, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Williams, from the same committee, reported in favor of the passage of the second named bill, with amendments, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Williams, from the same committee, reported progress on the last named bill, and asked and obtained leave to sit again.

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 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."

" "An act authorizing the assessment of highway labor upon the Jeffersonville and Monticello turnpike road."

"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."

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

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 amend chapter 136, Laws of 1857, in relation to savings banks."

"An act to amend section 290 of chapter 380 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."

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Nicks, from said committee, reported in favor of the passage of said (SENATE JOURNAL.]

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bills, without amendment, which report was agreed to and said bills ordered to a third reading.

The Assembly sent for concurrence the bills entitled as follows:

"An act in relation to raising moneys in the town of Homer, in the county of Cortland, to pay bounties to certain volunteers of said town," 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 enable the towns of Rutland and Le Ray, in the county of Jefferson, to raise money for building a bridge,” 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.

Mr. T. Murphy moved the bill entitled "An act to provide for the better regulation of pawnbrokers, dealers in second-hand articles, keepers of junk shops, and keepers of intelligence offices within the limits of the Metropolitan Police District,” be recommitted to the committee on municipal affairs, to retain its place on general orders.

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

The Assembly returned the resolution requesting Congress to continue the use of vessels for quarantine purposes, with a message that they have concurred in the passage of the same without amendment.

Ordered, That the Clerk transmit said resolution to the office of the Secretary of State.

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

An act relative to the Albany City Fire Insurance Company."
Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly.
On Motion of Mr. O'Donnell the Senate adjourned.

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SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 1867.

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

Mr. H. C. Murphy presented a petition of James Hall, in relation to the State Cabinet of Natural History, which was read and referred to the committee on literature.

Mr. Humphrey, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled "An act to erect the village of Middleburgh into a separate road district,' passed April 7, 1859,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. O'Donnell, from the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to incorporate Gooderson Fire Engine Company No. 2, in the village of Winfield, in the county of Queens," 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 petition of Duncan C. Pell, praying for a change of the name of Henry Leslie Pell, reported by bill entitled “An act to change the name of Henry Leslie Pell to Leslie Pell Clarke," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time,

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