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TWELVE O'CLOCK, M.

The Senate again met, and went into executive session; and after some time spent therein, the doors were opened and legislative business resomed.

The Assembly sent for concurrence the bill entitled as follows: "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Oswego Waterworks Company,' passed May 4, 1863,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time.

Mr. Wolcott moved that the Senate do now resolve itself into a committee of the whole upon said entitled bill.

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

The Senate then resolved itself into a committee of the whole, and proceeded to the consideration of said entitled bill.

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Crowley, from said committee, reported in favor of the passage of the same, without amendment, which report was agreed to.

Mr. Wolcott moved that said bill be now read a third time.

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.

Said entitled bill was then 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. Andrews E, Cornell Lent

Pierson

Wilbor
Barnett Crowley

Low
Platt

Williams
Bennett
Folger

H. C. Murphy Stanford Wolcott
Campbell Godard T. Murphy

Sutherland Wood
Collins
La Bau
Nicks
White

24 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.

On motion of Mr. La Bau, the Senate took a recess until 3 o'clock P. m.

THREE O'CLOCK, P. M. The Senate again met, and proceeded to the consideration of the case of the County Judge of Oneida county.

Mr. Shafer, counsel for respondent, resumed the argument on behalf of defence.

Mr. Smith, counsel for respondent, also submitted argument on behalf of defence.

At 6 o'clock, on motion of Mr. Gibson, the Senate adjourned.

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THURSDAY, JANUARY 10, 1867.

The Senate met pursuant to adjourament. Prayer by Rev. Mr. Selkirk. The journal of yesterday was read and approved. Mr. Humphrey presented a petition of citizens of the county of Wyoming, for increase of salaries of commissioners of common schools; which was read and referred to the committee on literature.

Mr. Low presented a petition of citizens of Sullivan county, to exempt town bonds issued for railroad purposes; which was read and referred to the committee on finance.

Mr. La Bau presented a petition of C. H. Pullman and others, for expulsion of Hon. Charles G. Cornell from the Senate of the State of New York; which was read and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. Folger presented a petition of William Everitt, for the passage of an act giving him the right of citizenship in the State of New York;, which was read and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. Barnett presented a petition of John W. Conley, for canal damages; which was read and referred to the committee on claims.

Mr. Lent gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to regulate the slaughtering of animals, &c.

Also, a bill to prevent the overcrowding of omnibuses or other stages, and horse cars.

Also, a bill to amend the act to authorize the formation of corporations for manufacturing, mining, mechanical and chemical purposes.

Mr. Folger gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill in regard to the more effectual prevention of cruelty to animals.

Mr. Crowley gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to amend chapter 833 of the Laws of 1866, entitled “An act appointing James Van Horn, Andrew Hamblin and John McCollum, commissioners for draining certain lands in the town of Newfane, county of Niagara," passed April 27, 1866. · In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. La Bau asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend an act eutitled 'An act to prevent fraud in the opening and laying out of streets and avenues in the city of New York, passed April 24, 1862," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the connittee on municipal affairs.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Kline asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend chapter 690 of the Laws of 1866, entitled 'An act to provide for the publication of legal notices in the county of Hamilton,' passed April 19, 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.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Low asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act authorizing the assessment of highway labor upon the Jeffersonville and Monticello turnpike road,” 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.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Low asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to change the name of the New York Ladies' Educational Union, to provide for continuing such corporation, and declaring its objects," 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.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Pierson asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Merchants' Joint Stock and Security Company," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Pierson asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to provide for the incorporation of insurance companies,' passed April 10, 1849," wbich was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on insurance.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Pierson asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Fidelity Insurance Company of New York,' passed April 7, 1865," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on insurance.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Lent asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to authorize the construction of an underground railway in 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 railroads.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Andrews asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act for the relief of Patrick Horan and Michael Horan, of Exeter, in the county of Otsego, and State 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.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Andrews asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act for the relief of John Brady, of the town of Exeter, in the county of Otsego," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. Folger offered the following resolution:

Resolved, that there be printed of the annual report of the Comptroller, 1,500 copies, for the use of the Senate.

By unanimous consent, the rule was suspended, and said resolution ordered considered immediately.

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

Mr. Bennett offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That 100 copies of the bill for the enlargement of one tier of locks on the Erie and Oswego canals, be printed for the use of the State officers and members of the Legislature.

Ordered, That said resolution be referred to the committee on public printing

Mr. Bennett offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That 300 extra copies of the annual report to the Governor of the Board of Niagara Frontier Police, be printed for the use of said board.

Ordered, That said resolution be referred to the committee on public printing.

Mr. Barnett offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That a respectful message be sent to the Hon. the Assembly, asking that the papers and petition of John W. Conley for canal damages, presented to the last Legislature, be taken from the files of the Assembly, and when received by the Senate, referred to the committee ou claims.

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

On motion of Mr. Folger, the Senate took a recess until 3 o'clock P. M.

THREE O'CLOCK, P. M. The Senate again met, and proceeded to the consideration of the case of the Judge of Oneida county.

Mr. Sedgwick, counsel for the prosecution, submitted argument on the part of the people.

Mr. Kline moved that the case be made the special order to-morrow, immediately after the regular order of business.

Mr. Folger moved that it be made the special order to-morrow, at 3 o'clock P. M.

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

On motion of Mr. Gibson, the Senate adjourned.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 11, 1867.

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

Mr. White presented a petition of Mary E. Daggett of Onondaga county, for damages consequent upon erection of a bridge over the Erie canal; which was read and referred to the committee on canals.

Mr. Low presented a petition of citizens of Sullivan county, to exempt from taxation town bonds used for railroad purposes; which was read and referred to the committee on finance.

Mr. Pierson presented a petition of trustees of Hope Mission School of the city of Brooklyn, to be relieved from taxation; which was read and referred to the committee on finance.

Mr. Williams presented a petition of the keepers, officers and guard of Auburn prison, for increased pay; which was read and referred to the committee on State prisons.

The Assembly returned the concurrent resolution ratifying an amendment to the Constitution of the United States, with a message that they had concurred in the passage of the same.

A message was received from the Assembly transmitting the petition and papers relative to the claim of John W. Conley for canal damages, pursuant to a resolution of the Senate.

Ordered, That the same be referred to the committee on claims.

The President presented the annual report of the Inspectors of State Prisons; which was laid on the table and ordered printed.

(See Doc. No. 9.) Mr. H. C. Murphy gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to amend an act entitled “An act in relation to wills," passed April 23, 1864.

Mr. T. Murphy gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to regulate the transportation of inflammable substances on railroads.

Mr. Nicks gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to legalize certain proceedings of the common council of the city of Elmira.

Also, a bill to amend the charter of the city of Elmira.
Also, a bill to erect a new ward in the city of Elmira.

Mr. Wilber gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill for the better protection and care of baggage on the railroads and steamboats of this State.

Mr. Folger gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to provide for assessment of property and collection of taxes in the city and county of New York.

Mr. Lent gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to incorporate the Metropolitan Transit Company.

Mr. Low gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to amend chapter 236 of the Laws of 1859, in relation to the redemption of the notes of closing banks.

Mr. Lent gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to create the Metropolitan Croton Aqueduct Department.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Folger asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act in regard to the more effectual preFention of cruelty to animals,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Stanford asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to provide for a supply of water in the city of Schenectady,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to tbe committee on municipal affairs.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. T. Murphy asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act relating to certain public property in 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 municipal affairs.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Lent asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to prevent the overcrowding of omnibuses or other stages, and horse cars on railroads," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on railroads.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Lent asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend the act passed February 16, 1857, entitled 'An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to authorize the formaation of corporations for manufacturing, mining, mechanical and chemical purposes,' passed February 17, 1848,”” which was read the irst time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on manufactures.

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