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proceeded to the consideration of general orders, being the bills entitled as follows:

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Trust Company of Onondaga,' passed May 4, 1866, by creating a new board of trustees, and extending the time to go into operation."

"An act appointing Stephen F. Gooding, Lewis Daggett and Hezekiah W. Nichols, commissioners for draining certain lands in the town of Cambria, county of Niagara.”

"An act to incorporate the Jerome Park Villa Site and Improvement Company."

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

Mr. Wolcott, from the saine committee, reported in favor of the passage of the last named bill, with amendments, 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:

“A n act to confer additional powers upon the American Jockey Club."

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act authorizing Wm. C. Bronson to convey certain waters by means of pipes along the highways of the town of Erwin,' passed May 2, 1864."

"An act to change the name of the 'Rutger's Female Institute' to Rutger's Female College,' and in relation to said college." After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Sessions, from said coinmittee, reported in favor of the passage of the first and last named bills, with amendments, which report was agreed to and said bills ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Sessions, 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.

On motion of Mr. Sutherland and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the bill entitled "An act to authorize the board of supervisors of the county of Westchester to borrow money on the credit of the county," was recommitted to the committee ou internal affairs of towns and counties, with power to report complete.

Mr. Gibson moved that the Senate now adjourn.

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

On motion of Mr. Campbell and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the Assembly bill entitled "An act in relation to common schools in the city of Utica," was recommitted to the committee on literature, with power to report complete.

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 amend and consolidate the charter of the village of Middletown,' passed March 31, 1866."

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An an act to prevent animals from running at large in the public highways,' passed April 23, 1862, and to create a short bar to actions arising under said act."

Assembly, “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."

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mi. Barnett, 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 abolish the office of police justice of the village of Middletown, and in relation to publication of notices," and as amended, recommend its passage, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Barnett, from the same committee, reported progress on the two last named bills, and asked and obtained leave to sit again.

Mr. Gibson moved that the second named bill be printed.

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

On motion of Mr. Pierson and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the bill entitled "An act to create a department of charities and correction in the county of Kings," was referred to the Senators from Kings county, with power to report complete.

On motion of Mr. Wolcott and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the Assembly bill entitled "An act to release to Agnes D. Clement, the title of the people of the State of New York, in and to certain real estate,” was recommitted to the committee on the judiciary, with power to report complete.

On motion of Mr. Lent and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the Assembly bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Stuyvesant Safe Deposit Company of the city of New York," was recommitted to the commiitee on the judiciary, with power to report complete.

On motion of Mr. Pierson, the Senate adjourned.

TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 1867.

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

The President presented the report of commissioners of Central Park, relative to the west side improvement; which was read and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

Also, the report of the State of New York Hospital and Bloomingdale Asylum for the year 1866; which was laid on the table and ordered printed.

( See Doc. No. 69.) Also, a communication from the Metropolitan Police Department, in reply to a resolution of the Senate, requesting them to transmit a copy of general order 489; which was laid on the table and ordered printed.

(See Doc. No. 58.) Mr. Lent presented six remonstrances of citizens of New York, against the bill to authorize the Metropolitan Transit Company to construct railway in New York; which were read and referred to the committee on railroads.

Also, a remonstrance of property owners and residents on Fifth avenue and vicinity, against extension of Fifth avenue to Battery; which was read and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

Mr. Pierson presented a petition of ship owners in New York and Brooklyn, for amendment to pilot laws; which was read and referred to the committee on commerce and navigation.

Mr. E. Cornell presented two petitions of citizens of Binghamton, for city charter; which was read and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

Mr. Parsons presented two petitions of John Green and others, to repeal the law by which the canals are let out for repairs by contract; which was read and referred to the committee on canals.

Mr. Parsons presented a petition of Joseph King, for survey of canal from Rochester to Lake Ontario; which was read and referred to the committee on canals.

Also, four petitions of citizens of Rochester, for enlarged locks on Erie cabal; which was read and referred to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Andrews presented a petition of citizens of Otsego county, for State aid to complete Albany and Susquehanna railroad; which was read and referred to the committee of the whole.

The President presented a communication from the Metropolitan Board of Health, upon danger of epidemic cholera; which was read and referred to the committee on commerce and navigation.

Mr. Humphrey, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to confirm and legalize the action of the president, directors and company of the Albany and Schenectady Turnpike Company, in abandoning a portion of their roadway in the city of Schenectady," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. O'Donnell, from the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to incorporate the White Plains Water Works Company," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. O'Donnell, from the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to authorize the board of supervisors of the county of Westchester, to borrow money on the credit of the county," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. O'Donnell, from the committee on internal affairs of towns and connties, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to authorize the board of town auditors of the towns of Oyster Bay and North Hempstead, in the county of Queens, to raise by tax upon the taxable property of each of said towns, the sum of two thousand five hundred dollars; with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said hill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Andrews, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was recommitted the bill entitled "An act to amend chap. 483, Laws of 1866, entitled 'An act to amend an act to establish a capital police district, and to provide for the government thereof,” with power to report com. plete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on insurance, to which was recommitted the bill entitled "An act to amend the charter of the New York Accidental Insurance Company," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was recommitted the Assembly bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Stuyvesant

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Safe Deposit Company of the city of New York," with power to report complete, reported the same complete which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was recommitted 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,” with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. White, from the committee on literature, which was recommitted the Assembly bill entitled "An act in relation to the common schools of the city of Utica," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading

Mr. Sutherland offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That the bill entitled "An act for the protection of persons traveling upon Fourth avenue, in the city of New York," be recommitted to the committee on railroads.

Mr. Andrews moved to amend by adding the words "that the committee report the same back to-morrow.”' The President put the question whether the Senate would

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to said motion to amend, and it was decided in the affirmative.

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

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

“An act to authorize the board of education of Union Free School No. 2, of the town of New Lots, Kings county, to raise money for the erection of a new school house."

"An act to authorize the city of Brooklyn, to borrow money upon certificates of indebtedness, for the purchase of school sites and the building of school houses."

"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.”

"An act to legalize the proceedings of the annual town ineeting of the town of De Kalb, in the county of St. Lawrence, held on the 12th day of February, 1867, in relation to the appropriation and disbursement of certain surplus money which was paid over to the supervisor of said town by the late recruiting committee of said town of De Kalb."

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to continue the corporation of the Brooklyn Institute, to amend the charter thereof, and to consolidate the acts relating thereto,' passed April 22, 1862.”

“An act to change the name of the 'Rutger's Female Institute' to * Rutger's Female College,' and in relation to said college."

"An act to amend an act entitled “An act authorlzing William C. Bronson, to convey certain waters by means of pipes along the highways of the town of Erwin,” passed May 2d, 1864."

"An act to incorporate the Long Island Bible Society."
"An act for the relief of the Canajoharie Academy."
“An act to charter the village of Randolph, Cattaraugus county.”.

“An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the National Union Life and Limb Insurance Company of New York,' passed April 25, 1863, and the several acts amendatory thereof."

"An act to construct a harbor and breakwater at the junction of the

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Chemung canal with Seneca lake, and to alter and enlarge the pier at the foot thereof at Geneva."

"An act to provide for the building of bridges in the county of Suffolk."

"An act to enable lodges and encampments of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows to take, hold and convey real and personal estate."

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to regulate the use of certain boats and vessels within the limits of the Metropolitan Police District,' passed April 10, 1866."

Also, as correctly re-engrossed:
"An act to incorporate the village of Palatine Bridge."

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to condense and amend the several acts incorporating or relating to the village of Skaneateles,' passed April 16, 1857."

"An act to incorporate the Metropolitan Underground Railway Company, and to authorize said company to construct tunnels and railways in the city of New York, and for other purposes."

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the village of White Plains,' passed April 3, 1866."

"An act in relation to the village of Gloversville, in the town of Johnstown, and to enlarge the boundaries thereof.":

"Ap act to amend the charter of the Brooklyn Life Insurance Company'

"An act to aid the Elmira Female College."

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Trust Company of Onondaga,' passed May 4, 1866, by creating a new board of trustees, and extending the time to go into operation."

"Au act to confer additional powers upon the American Jockey Club." The Assembly sent for concurrence the bills entitled as follows:

"An act to authorize George H. Brinkerhoff, David Tompkins and Cornelius D. Dewitt to sell and convey, as trustees, the church property of the True Reformed Dutch Church of Owasco, in the county of Cayuga," 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 enlarging and extending the business and powers of the Albany Guardian Society," 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 acts and proceedings of Elijah E. Brown, as justice of the peace of the tuwu of Niles, Cayuga county,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee ou the judiciary.

"An act abolishing the mayor's court of the city of Albany," 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 Horace W. Smith,” which was read the first time, and by unanimcus consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on claims.

"An act to amend the act entitled "An act to amend the incorporation of the village of Lancaster, in the county of Erie," passed April 14th, 1859,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

"du act to amend an act entitled 'An act to revise, amend and consolidate the laws in relation to the village of Norwich, in the county of [SENATE JOURNAL.]

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