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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.

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

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Barnett
Gibson
La Bau
Nicks

Stanford
Bennett Godard

Lent

O'Donnell White Campbell Humphrey Low

Pierson

Wilbor
Collins
Kline
T. Murphy Platt

Wolcott
E. Cornell

21 FOR THE NEGATIVE. Chambers H. C. Murphy Sutherland

3 Ordered, That the Clerk return said resolution to the Assembly, with a message informing that the Senate have concurred in the passage of the same, without amendment.

Mr. Pierson moved that when the Senate adjourns to-day, it adjourn until Monday evening next, at 7 o'clock.

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

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Barnett
Collins
1. C. Murphy Nicks

Sutherland
Campbell Kline
T. Murphy Pierson

Wolcott
Chambers Lent

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FOR THE NEGATIVE.
Bennett
Godard
Low
Platt

White
E. Cornell Humphrey O'Donnell Stanford Wilbor
Gibson
La Bau

12 Mr. Gibson offered the following resolution:

Resolved, that the Canal Board is hereby requested to send to the Senate the report directed to be made to said board by the State Engineer, of the survey of the Hudson river to Fort Edward, and the Champlain canal enlargement from tidewater to Whitehall.

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

The President announced the following committee on the part of the Senate, upon the resolution relative to investigation into the management of the canals of the State:

Messrs. Stanford, Gibson and H. C. Murphy.

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 prohibit the employment of conductor, engineer, brakeman or switchman, by railroad companies, who shall make use of intoxicating liquors as a beverage.

"An act to authorize the construction of a railroad from Hunter's Point to Flushing, in Queens county.”

An act authorizing the Middletown, Unionville and Water Gap Railroad Company,' to use fifty pound iron rail."

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Humphrey, from said committee, reported that they have made some amendments to the first named bill, and amended the title so as to read: "An act to prohibit the employment by corporations, or persons carrying passengers for hire, of any conductor, engineer, brakeman, switchman or other employee, who shall make use of intoxicating liquors as a beverage," and as amended, recommend its passage; which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Humphrey, from the same committee, reported in favor of the passage of the two last named bills, 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:

"An act for the benefit of the holders of the mortgage bonds of the Plattsburgh and Montreal Railroad Company."

"An act to amend the charter of the Germania Life Insurance Company."

"An act to anthorize the construction of an iron bridge over the Champlain canal, on Broad street, in the village of Waterford, in the county of Saratoga."

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. La Bau, from said committee, reported in favor of the passage of said 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 bills entitled as follows:

"An act to amend the charter of "The President, Directors and Company of the Susquehanna Turnpike Road,' and to regulate the tolls thereon."

"An act to revive and continue in force chapter 616 of the Laws enacted in 1857, entitled 'An act to incorporate the Chenango Valley Savings Bank."

"An act vesting in the United States of America jurisdiction over certain pieces of land in the village of West Troy, in the county of Albany."

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

On motion of Mr. Bennett and by unanimous consent, the rule was suspended and the Assembly bill entitled "An act to authorize the trustees of School District No. 16, in the town of Newstead, Erie county, to borrow money," 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 E. Cornell La Bau

T. Murphy Stanford
Bennett Gibson

Lent

O'Donnell Sutherland
Campbell Godard

Low
Pierson

White
Chambers Humphrey H. C. Murphy Platt

Wilbor
Collins
Kline -

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.

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Mr. T. Murphy moved that the bill entitled "An act relating to the powers and duties of the Commissioners of Central Park," be referred to the first committee of the whole.

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.

Mr. Gibson moved that the Senate adjourn.

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

The Senate again resolved itself into a committee of the whole, and proceeded to the consideration of general orders.

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. H. C. Murphy, from the comuittee of the whole, reported no quorum present.

Mr. H. C. Murphy moved a call of the Senate.
Mr. Gibson moved that the Senate do now adjourn.

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

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Barnett
E. Cornell Kline

T. Murphy Wilbor
Chambers Gibson

Low
Platt

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FOR THE NEGATIVE.
Campbell Humphrey H. C. Murphy Pierson Sutherland
Collins
La Bau

O'Donnell Stanford White
Godard
Lent

12 Mr. H. C. Murphy moved that the Senate resolve itself into a committee of the whole.

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

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

"An act relating to the powers and duties of the Commissioners of the Central Park.”

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. H. C. Murphy, from said committee, reported progress on said bill, and asked and obtained leave to sit again.

On motion of Mr. O'Donnell, the Senate adjourned.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 1867.

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

Mr. O'Donnell presented two petitions of citizens of Albany, for passage of excise law for the capital police district, which were read and referred to the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties.

Mr. Lent presented the petition of Wm. B. Astor, John J. Cisco, Ames R. Eno, Henry F, Vail and others, tax-payers in the city of New York, for the regulation of salaries in Tax Receiver's office, which was read and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

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The Assembly sent for concurrence the bills entitled as follows:

"An act to fix the number and to provide for the election of aldermen, in the city of Rochester," 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 revive and continue in force, the charter of the Oswego Water Works Company,” 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 declaring the east branch of Conewango creek, known as Kendall creek, a public highway, and for other purposes,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on commerce and navigation.

"An act for the consolidation of the Buffalo and State Line Railroad Company with the Erie and the North East Railroad Company,” 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 to incorporate the Laborers' Protective Union of West Troy," 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 sections eleven and twelve of an act entitled "An act to incorporate the Albany and Delaware Turnpike Company passed March 2, 1805," 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 consolidate the Jordan Academy and Free School District No. 4, in the town of Elbridge, in the county of Onondaga," 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 prohibit the execution of criminals in the court houses 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 the judiciary.

"An act in relation to raising moneys in the town of Cortlandville, in the county of Cortland, for the purpose of aiding in the erection and furnishing of a Normal school building in said town,” 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 amend and consolidate the several acts in relation to the charter of the village of Penn Yan,' 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 Fayetteville and Syracuse Plankroad Company to construct a railroad on and near its present route," 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 in relation to the minutes and records of the Surrogate's court of Albany 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 incorporate the German Mission House Association of the port of New York," 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 for the relief of Thomas B. Clapp, late overseer of the poor (Senate JOURNAL.]

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of the town of Mount Morris, and to authorize the board of supervisors of Livingston to hear and pay his claim,” 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 providing for additional compensation to deputies, clerks and assistants, in the various departments of the State Government,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on finance.

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to provide for the public printing,' passed March 5, 1846,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on public printing.

"An act to more particularly define the duties of overseers of highways, and their appointment, in conformity with the provisions of chapter 522 of Laws of 1865,” 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 authorize and require the construction of a bridge across the Delaware and Hudson canal, in the village of Port Jervis," which was read the first time and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on canals.

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

"An act to amend chapter 136 of Laws of 1857, and chapter 257 of the Laws of 1853, in relation to savings banks."

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

Mr. Humphrey, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act authorizing the Brockport and Clarkson Plankroad Company to elect five directors," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. O'Donnell gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act for the registration of births, marriages, and deaths.

Mr. H. C. Murphy gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend the charter of the Nassau Railroad Company, Brooklyn.

Mr. Lent gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to amend "An act to incorporate the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society of the Protestant Èpiscopal Church of the United States of America," passed May 13, 1846.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Godard asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend chapter 176 of the Laws of 1851, entitled 'An act to amend the law for the assessment and collection of taxes,'” was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

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 releasing to David M. Davenport the right, title and interest of the State of New York, in certain real estate in the city of New York, known as No. 13 Cornelia street, in said city.”

"An act to establish and organize the Hudson River State Hospital for the Insane."

"An act to transfer to the trustees of the Hebron Cemetery Associa

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