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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

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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 President put 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.

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.

On motion of Mr. H. C. Murphy and by unanimous consent, the rule was suspended, and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Barnett, from the committee on charitable and religious societies, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to legalize certain acts of the trustees of the First Baptist Church and Society of the town of Cortlandville, Cortland county," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Barnett, from the committee on charitable and religious societies, to which was referred the 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 sittings," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole. The Assembly sent for concurrence the following resolution:

IN ASSEMBLY, Feb. 1, 1867. Resolved, (if the Senate concur,) That there be printed 1,500 extra copies of the annual report of the Adjutant General for the year 1866, for the use of that officer, and three copies for each member, officer and reporter of the House; each copy to be bound in muslin. By order,

LUTHER CALDWELL, Clerk. Ordered, That said resolution be referred to the committee on public printing Also, the following:

IN ASSEMBLY, Feb. 1, 1867. Resolved, (if the Senate concur, ) That we heartily approve of the action of Congress for their prompt action in passing the District of Columbia suffrage bill over the President's veto.

Resolved, ! if the Senate concur,) That His Excellency the Governor be requested to transmit to each of our Senators and Representatives in Congress, a copy of the foregoing resolution. By order.

LUTHER CALDWELL, Clerk. Ordered, That said resolutions be laid on the table.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Nicks asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the city of Elmira,' passed April 7, 1864, and the acts amendatory thereof,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

Mr. Humphrey moved that 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," be recommitted to the committee on railroads, and printed.

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

Mr. Lent offered the following resolution: Resolved, That when the Senate adjourns to-day, it adjourn to meet on Monday evening, at 71 o'clock.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said resolution, 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 incorporate the Lowville Waterworks Company."

"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."

Assembly, “An act to legalize certain acts of the trustees of the First Baptist Church and Society of the town of Cortlandville, Cortland county."

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

Mr. E. Cornell, 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. E. Cornell, 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. Mr. Sessions offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That every resolution adopted by the Senate for printing any document or matter, shall be referred through the standing committee on public printing to the Comptroller, who shall procure a statement from the State printer, endorsed upon said resolution, showing how much said document or matter will cost under the contract with the said printer.

Mr. Folger moved to lay said resolution upon the table.

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

On motion of Mr. E. Cornell, the Senate adjourned.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1867-71 O'CLOCK, P. M.

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.
Prayer By Rev. Dr. Clark.
The journal of Saturday was read and approved.

Mr. Wolcott presented a petition of Mrs. R. K. Sanford and other ladies of Fulton, Oswego county, for the building of a Female House of Refuge for girls, on the State Farm in the city of Rochester, which was read and referred to the committee on finance.

Messrs. Campbell, Humphrey and Crowley, presented petitions on the same subject, which were read and referred to the committee on finance.

Mr. Low presented a remonstrance of citizens of Sullivan county, against reducing tolls ,on Ellenville plankroad, which was read and referred to the committee on roads and bridges.

Mr. La Bau presented a petition of D. P. Lord and others, of Richmond county to have School District No. 7, in Middletown, divided, which was read and referred to the committee on literature.

Mr. H. C. Murphy presented an application of the High Bridge Railroad Company, for construction of a railroad within the corporate limits of the city of New York, which was read and referred to the committee on railroads.

Also, an application of Robert Fletcher, for authority to construct a railroad in Spring street and other streets in the city of New York, which was read and referred to the committee on railroads.

Mr. Humphrey, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to enable the towns of Rutland and Le Ray, in the county of Jefferson, to raise money for build

ing a bridge," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole,

Mr. Barnett, from the committee on charitable and religious societies, to wbich was referred the bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Board of Domestic Missions of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Barnett, from the committee on charitable and religious societies, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to change the time of annual elections of Emanuel Church, Norwich, Chenango county," 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 Assembly bill entitled "An act in relation to raising money in the town of Homer, in the county of Cortland, to pay bounties to certain volunteers of said town," 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 memorial of Hon. Charles G. Corneli, Senator from the 5th district, praying for investigation of certain charges preferred against him as street commissioner of the city of New York, report that they have had the same under consideration and beg leave to offer the following reso

lution:

Resolved, that the standing committee of judiciary be, and it is hereby discharged from the further consideration of the memorial of Charles G. Cornell, and of the petitious asking for the expulsion from his seat as Senator from the 5th Senatorial district.

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

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

"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."

"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 to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Odd Fellows' Hall Association of the city of New York,' passed April 6, 1844." "An act to change the name of Henry Leslie Pell to Leslie Pell Clarke."

"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."

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

The President presented a communication from the justices of the court of special sessions of the city and county of New York, in reply

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