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Mr. Lent offered the following resolution:

Resolved, (if the Assembly concur,) That His Excellency the Governor cause to be procured, medals for each of the officers and soldiers of the State of New York who served during the rebellion in the Union Army; said medals bearing upon one side the name of the recipient, with his regiment, battalion or battery, surrounded by a wreath; upon the reverse side some appropriate design and inscription. The medal to be equal in all its artistic features to the Crimean medal, and to be furnished at a cost not to exceed one dollar each.

Said medals and inscriptions to be of four kinds:

1. For the officers and soldiers of the volunteer army who have been or may be honorably discharged from service.

2. For the officers and soldiers who have been killed in battle.

3. For the officers and soldiers who have died from wounds received in battle.

4. For the officers, and soldiers who have died from diseases contracted in the service.

The medals for the officers and soldiers who have been killed in battle or who have died of wounds or disease in the service to be delivered to the families of said officers and soldiers.

Ordered, That said resolution be laid on the table.

Mr. Williams, from the committee on State prisons, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to amend chapter 600 of the Laws of 1865, passed April 28, 1865, entitled 'An act to amend an act in relativu to the compensation of the several officers of State prisons,' passed April 23, 1864,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Collins, from the committee on canals, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to amend an act amending 'An act anthorizing the Canal Board to construct a highway bridge over the Black river improvement between the towns of Denmark and Croghan, in the county of Lewis, passed May 12, 1865,' passed April 10, 1866,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

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 continue the improvement of the navigation of the Hudson river, to make an appropriation therefor, and to continue in office the commissioners appointed by an act passed April 13, 1863, for the expenditure of the same.”

"An act to incorporate the New York Underwriters' Guild.”
"An act for the more effectual prevention of cruelty to animals.”

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

Mr. Sessions, from the same committee, reported in favor of the passage of the two last named bills, with amendments, which report was agreed to and said bills ordered engrossed for a third reading.

On motion of Mr. Low, the Senate adjourned.

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SATURDAY, MARCH 9, 1867.

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The Senate met pursuant to adjournment. Prayer by Rev. Mr. Rawson. The journal of yesterday was read and approved. Mr. Humphrey presented a petition of citizens of Livingston county, praying for the passage of an act to establish the Wadsworth Normal Training School; which was read and referred to the committee on literature.

Mr. O'Donnell presented a petition of 400 citizens of Yonkers, for Metropolitan Excise Law; which was read and referred to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Folger presented a remonstrance of citizens of West Bloomfield, Ontario county, against using funds of the county to build a monument; which was read and referred to the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties.

Mr. Gibson presented a petition of assessors of city of Troy, for increase of salary; which was read and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

Mr. Lent presented a remonstrance of Board of Commissioners of Pilots, against Senate bills in relation to pilots; which was read and referred to the committee on commerce and navigation.

Mr. Low, from a majority of the committee on railroads, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act in relation to fare on the New York Central railroad,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Følger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the petition of Margaret Furlong, for relief from escheat, reported by bill entitled "An act to release the interest of the State of New York, in lands acquired by escheat to Margaret Furlong, to authorize her to sell and convey the same," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act giving preference to actions or proceedings by or against receivers of insolvent banking corporations, reported adversely thereto, which report was agreed to, and said bill rejected.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to release to the devisees of James Wallace, an alien, the title to lands in Louisville, St. Lawrence 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 to release to Allen Studwell, the title and interest of the people of the State of New York, acquired by escheat

, in and to certain lands in the city of Brooklyn and county of Kings, conveyed to him by Joseph Eneas, 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 to legalize the official acts of David

as a justice of the peace of the county of Greene," reported in

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favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the com-
mittee of the whole.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred
the Assembly bill entitled "An act to release to Bonaventura Kuttruff,
the interest of the people of the State of New York in certain lands in
the town of Southfield, in the county of Richmond,” 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 to release to Agnes D. Clement, the title of the people of the State of New York, acquired by escheat, in and to certain real estate," 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 bill entitled “An act to enable the supervisor of the town of Martinsburgh, to convey land and to enable trustees to bold, sell and convey land for burial purposes and to improve the same," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

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 prevent animals from running at large upon the public highways of the county of Westchester, so far as the same applies to the town of Scarsdale, in said county," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Humphrey, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to authorize the commissioners of highways of the town of Ulysses, in the county of Tompkins, to borrow money for the purpose of building a bridge and sidewalk, reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Humphrey, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to authorize the commissioners of highways of Plattsburgh, in Clinton county, to widen the public highways at the mouth of Salmon river on the Plattsburgh and Port Jackson road,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Nicks, from the committee on canals, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act for the relief of Andrew Morrison,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Lent, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to legalize the vote of the electors of the village of Malone, in the county of Franklin, to raise money for the purchase of a village clock," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Collins, from the committee on canals, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act authorizing the building of a bridge over the Genesee Valley canal in 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. Humphrey, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to provide for the election of three commissioners of highways in the town of West Farms, in the county of Westchester,” reported in favor of the passage of the saine, and said bill was commited to the committtee of the whole.

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

"An act for the more effectual prevention of cruelty to animals."

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the city of Elmira,' passed April 17, 1864, and the acts amendatory thereof, passed February 17, 1867.”

Also, as correctly re-engrossed:
"An act to incorporate the New York Underwriters' Guild."
The Assembly sent for concurrence the bill entitled as follows:

"An act to reduce and fix the compensation of certain town officers in the town of Westchester in the 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 internal affairs of towns and counties.

"An act to authorize the trustees of the Waterville Cemetery Association to tax the lots in said cemetery,” 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 for the improvement of lands in and near the Wallabout bay in the city of Brooklyn, and for laying out and constructing a basin, dock and streets therein,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

The Assembly returned the following entitled bills, with a message that they had concurred in the passage of the same, without amendment, to rit:

"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 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."

"An act to amend an act entitled "An act to authorize the Emanuel Congregation of the city of New York, to hold, grant and convey real estate.”

"An act to confirm the official acts of Horatio L. Day, as notary public."

Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bills to the Governor.

Mr. Humphrey gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill for Wadsworth Normal and Training School.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Gibson asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An'act to amend an act entitled 'An act to amend the charter of the city of Troy, in relation to the number and manner of electing assessors, and to abolish the office of general assessor,' passed April 5, 1853,” wbich was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on munici

By unanimous consent, Mr. Humphrey asked and obtained leave to introdnce a bill entitled "An act in relation to the establishment of a Normal and Training School in the village of Genese), to be called 'The Wadsworth Normal and Training School,” which was read the first time and bg unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on literature.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Low asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act in relation to appeals in actions to recover penalties for violations of ordinances, or by-laws of municipal corpora

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tions," 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. Sutherland asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to provide for the construction of a free bridge over the Harlem river,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Lent asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to incorporate the New York City and Long Island Bridge Company, for the purpose of constructing and maintaining a bridge over the East river,” 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.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Lent asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act for the protection of keepers of hotels, inns, restaurants, boarding houses and lodging houses," 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. Gibson asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to protect tenants in fee of lands in the peaceable possession thereof,” 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. H. C. Murphy asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Washington Market Savings Bank of the city 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 banks.

Mr. Williams moved that when the Senate adjourns today, it be until Monday evening, at 73 o'clock.

Mr. Lent moved to amend by making it " Tuesday morning, at 11 o'clock."

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

The President then put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion of Mr. Williams, and it was decided in the affirmative, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE. Campbell Gibson

Low

Sutherland Wilbor
Collins
Kline
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Williams
Folger
Lent
T. Murphy

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FOR THE NEGATIVE,
Godard
Humphrey Nicks

O'Donnell

4 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 amend an act entitled 'An act to facilitate the construction of the Southern Central Railroad, and to authorize towns to subscribe to the capital stock thereof,' passed April 7, 1866."

“An act for the relief of the Co-operative Iron Founders’ Association of Troy."

“An act relative to certain documentary evidence."

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Kline, 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

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