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

a 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, froin 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, 1 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 hy 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 74 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' Ilall 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 resolution:

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 petitions 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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The Assembly sent for concurrence the following resolution:

IN ASSEMBLY, Feb. 2, 1867.
Resolved, (if the Senate concur,) That the Legislature of the State of
New York desire to express its sympathy for the Greeks who are now
struggling for freedom. As the memory of the old Greek valor nerved
the army of our ancestors in their struggle for independence, so it is now
our duty to encourage their descendants; and we respectfully request
our National Government to protest against the barbarous and inhuman
system of warfare adopted by the Turks, and to give orders to the com-
manders of our vessels of war in the Mediterranean, as well as to our
consuls and other officers, to do everything in their power to mitigate
the atrocities of war that is not inconsistent with our neutrality.
By order.

LUTHER CALDWELL, Clerk.
Ordered, That said resolution be laid on the table.
The Assembly sent for concurrence the bills entitled as follows:

An act to repeal an act entitled 'An act to authorize the rector, church wardens and vestrymen of the Church of the Intercession, in the county and city of New York, to take and hold real estate by devise, and to fix the value of real and personal estate to be held by said corporation, passed April 16, 1864," 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 amend chapter 84- of the Laws of 1861, increasing the salary of the district attorney of Chautauqua county," 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 legalize the proceedings of a special town meeting held in the town of Ellicottville, in the county of Cattaraugus, on the 6th day of December, 1866,” 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 authorize the laying out of a highway in the village of Waverly, town of Otto, county of Cattaraugus," 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 amend an act entitled 'An act in relation to suits by and against joint stock companies and associations, passed April 7, 1849,". 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 abolish the office of inspector of gunpowder, burning fluids and other dangerous materials in the city of Brooklyn," 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 authorize the county of Dutchess to borrow money to pay for lands to be given to the people of the State of New York, by said county and the city of Poughkeepsie, as a site for the Hudson River Asylum for the Insane," which was read ihe 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 make the town of Chester a part of the second school commissioner's district of Orange county,” 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 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.

Mr. Parsons gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill authorizing the Brockport and Clarkson Plankroad Com

а pany, to elect five directors by the stockholders thereof.

Also, a bill to build a bridge across the Genesee Valley canal, at Hunter street, in the city of Rochester.

Also, a bill to incorporate the Rochester Hydraulic Company. Mr. Kline gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill in relation to the compensation of executors, guardians, assigns and other trustees.

Also, a bill in relation to keeping open plankroads.

Mr. Folger gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill relative to criminal statistics.

Also, a bill relative to the records of convictions by justices of the peace.

Also, a bill relative to the taxation of shares of bank capital, and the shares of the capital of other incorporations.

Also, a bill to incorporate the National Safe Deposit Company of the city of New York,

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. La Bau asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to incorporate the village of Port Richmond, in the county of Richmond," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Stanford asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to facilitate the construction of the New York Northern Railroad,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on railroads.

Mr. Folger offered the following resolution: Resolved, That the Commissioners of the Canal Fund are hereby required to report at an early day, for the information of the Senate, to what extent the cost of enlarging the locks on the Erie and Oswego canals, on the plans and estimates submitted in the recent report of the State Engineer and Surveyor, can be made a charge on the future revenue from the said canais, without interfering with the prior claims on said revenues created by the Constitution.

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

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

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FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Barnett
Folger
La Bau
Nicks

Stanford
Campbell Gibson

Low

O'Donnell Wilbor Chambers Humphrey H. C. Murphy Sessions

Wolcott
Crowley

Kline
Mr. H. C. Murphy moved to reconsider the vote just taken,

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