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Mr. H. C. Murphy moved that when the Senate adjourn to-day, it adjourn until Monday evening, at 7} o'clock.

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

By unanimous consent, Mr. Gibson asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to authorize the villages of Sandy Hill and Fort Edward, in the county of Washington, to issue bonds to aid in the construction of a railroad from the village of Glens Falls, to intersect the Saratoga and Whitehall railroad, in the village of Fort Edward,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on railroads

By unanimous consent, Mr. T. Murphy, on behalf of Mr. Low, asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act ceding jurisdiction to the United States, to certain lands to be occupied as sites for light houses and keepers' dwellings, within this State," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

On motion of Mr. Lent and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act incorporate Rose Hill Savings Bank,' passed April 17, 1854,” was recommitted to the committee on banks, with power to report complete.

On motion of Mr. Campbell and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the Assembly bill entitled "An act to authorize the trustees of the Waterville Cemetery Association to tax lots in said cemetery,” was referred to the committee on the judiciary, with power to report complete.

On motion of Mr. Parsons and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the Assembly bill entitled “An act to incorporate the Alert Hose Company of the city of Rochester," was recommitted to the committee on municipal affairs, with power to report complete.

On motion of Mr. Gibson and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the bill entitled "An act in relation to the offices of recorder, assessor, chamberlain and city attorney of the city of Troy,” was recommitted to the committee on municipal affairs, with power to report complete.

On motion of Mr. O'Donnell and by unanimous consent, the rules were *suspended and the bill entitled "An act to confirm the proceedings of the annual town meeting in the town of West Turin, in the county of Lewis, in relation to the burying ground at Constableville, in said town," was recommitted to the committee on the judiciary, with power to report complete.

Also, the bill entitled "An act to enable the supervisor of the town of Martinsburgh, Lewis county, to convey land, and to enable trustees to hold, sell and convey land for burial purposes, and to improve the same,” was recommitted to the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties, with power to report complete.

On motion of Mr. H. C. Murphy and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the following entitled bills recommitted to the committee on the judiciary, with power to report complete:

"An act to authorize, the county clerk of Richmond county, to sign the deeds, mortgages or the records of papers recorded and filed in Richmond county clerk's office, which were not signed by the former clerks of said county of Richmond.

"An act to provide for making indices of the deeds, mortgages, writings, documents, maps and so forth, of record in the county of Rich

mond, and for the payment of the cost and expenses thereof, and of the books and materials required for the same.

On motion of Mr. Crowley and by unanimous consent, the ryles were suspended, and the Assembly bill entitled "An act to make the town of Cambria, a part of the first school commissioner's district of Niagara county," was recommitted to the committee on literature, with power to report complete.

On motion of Mr. T. Murphy and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the bill entitled "An act to incorporate the New York Homeopathic Medical College Hospital in the city of New York," was recommitted to the committee on public health and medical societies and colleges, with power to report complete,

On motion of Mr. Sessions and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the bill entitled "An act to confirm the appropriation and sale of certain stone, timber and materials on the Cattaraugus reservation, made by the Seneca Nation of Indians in council, for the purpose of constructing a bridge across the Cattaraugus creek at Versailles, on such reservation, under provisions of chapter 69 of the Laws of 1866," was recommitted to the committee on Indian affairs, with power to report complete.

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:

Assembly, "An act to aid in the construction of the Albany and Susquehanna Railroad."

"An act relating to evidence in criminal prosecutions."

An act to amend 'An act to provide for the incorporation of religious societies,' passed April 5 1813."

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

Mr. Campbell, 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.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to authorize the county clerk of Richmond county, to sign the deeds, mortgages or the records of papers recorded and filed in Richmond county clerk's office, which were not signed by the former clerks of said county of Richmond,” 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 referred the bill entitled "An act to provide for making indices of the deeds, mortgages, writings, documents, maps, and so forth, of record in the county of Richmond, and for the payment of the cost and expenses thereof, and of the books and materials required for the same," 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 referred the bill entitled "An act to confirm the proceedings of the annual town meeting in the town of West Turin, in the county of Lewis, in relation to the burying ground at Constableville, in said town,” with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

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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, Lewis county, to convey land, and to enable trustees to hold, sell and convey land for burial purposes, and to improve the same," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. E. Cornell, from the committee on banks, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act amendatory of an act to incorporate the Rose Hill Savings Bank, passed April 17th, 1854,” with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. E. Cornell, from the committee on banks, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Franklin Savings Bank in the city of New York,' passed April 14th, 1860,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. E. Cornell, from the committee on banks, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the New Rochelle Savings Bank,' passed April 24, 1865," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. E. Cornell, from the committee on banks, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend the 'Act of incorporation of the Ulster county Savings Institution, and the acts amendatory thereof, passed April 23, 1863,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Sessions, from the committee on Indian affairs, to which was refessed the bill entitled "An act to confirm the appropriation and sale of certain stone, timber and materials on the Cattaraugus reservation, made by the Seneca Nation of Indians in council, for the purpose of constructing a bridge across the Cattaraugus creek at Versailles, on such reservation, under provisions of chapter 69 of the Laws of 1866," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

On motion of Mr. Humphrey and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the Assembly bill entitled "An act to enlarge the powers of the trustees of the village of Wellsville, relative to fire limits and obstructions in the streets,” was recommitted to the committee on municipal affairs, with power to report complete.

On motion of Mr. Chambers and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the New Paltz Turnpike Road Company,! passed April 9, 1831," was recommitted to the committee on roads and bridges, with power to report complete.

On motion of Mr. Crowley, the Senate adjourned.

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MONDAY, MARCH 25, 1867-7 O'CLOCK, P. M.

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

Mr. Low presented a petition of the European and West Virginia Land and Mining Company, to change their name; which was read and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. Kline presented a petition of citizens of town of Hadley, in Saratoga county, for passage of an act to build a bridge over the Saccandaga river; which was read and referred to the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties.

Mr. Nicks presented a remonstrance of trustees of village of Havana, Schuyler county, against the removal of county site and buildings from Havana to Watkins; which was read and referred to the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties.

Mr. E. Cornell presented a petition of citizens of Binghamton, in favor of Binghamton Savings Bank; which was read and referred to the committee on banks.

Also, a remonstrance of trustees of village of Binghamton, against city charter; which was read and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

The President presented a memorial of the chamber of commerce of the State of New York, relative to usury laws which was read and referred to the committee on the judiciary, and ordered printed.

Also, resolutions of the chamber of commerce of the State of New York, relative to piers and wharves; which was laid on the table and ordered printed.

(See Doc. No. 78.) Mr. Gibson presented a petition of East Side Association, to compel the Harlem railroad company to arch over the cut made by said company, north of Fifty-uinth street in New York; which was read and referred to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Wilbor presented a remonstrance of 140 citizens and business men of Rhinebeck, against any interference with the Rhinebeck and Rondout ferry, or rates of fare; which was read and referred to the committee of the whole.

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

"An act to incorporate Cataract Fire Engine Company No. 2, of the town of Castleton, in the county of Richmoud.”

"An act to release the right, title and interest of the people of the State of New York, of, in and to certain real estate of which John Ferguson died seized, to Jane Ferguson, his widow."

"An act to provide for the final closing up of the affairs of the president, directors and company of the Catskill Bank.”

"An act to amend chapter 800 of the Session Laws of 1866, relative to the taking of lands for erection of school houses."

"An act relative to the Hebrew Benevolent Society of the city of New York."

"An act to incorporate the St. Gabriel's Temperance Benevolent Society of New York.”

"An act to incorporate Ellsworth Hose Company No. 5, of the town of Castleton, in the county of Richmond.”

"An act to incorporate the village of Mayville, in the town of Chautauqua, county of Chautauqua, and to repeal its present charter.”

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to amend the act incorporating the village of Albion.”

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to amend an act to establish a free school in district No. 3, in the town of Newtown,' passed March 16th, 1850, passed May 5th, 1863."

On motion of Mr. Pierson and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the bill entitled "An act in relation to the Williamsburgh Savings Bank,” was recommitted to the committee on banks, with power to report complete.

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

"An act amendatory of 'An act to incorporate the Rose Hill Savings Bank,' passed April 17th, 1854.”

"An act to provide for the construction of an experimental line of railway in the counties of New York and Westchester.”

"An act consenting to the purchase by the United States of land in the city of Brooklyn, adjacent to che Navy Yard, and for ceding juris. diction over the same and closing a part of Little street."

"An act to amend 'An act to provide for the incorporation of religious societies,' passed April 5, 1813."

"An act relating to evidence in criminal prosecutions."

"An act to authorize the county clerk of Richmond county, to sign the deeds, mortgages or the records of papers recorded and filed in Richmond county clerk's office, which were not signed by the former clerks of said county of Richmond.”

“An act to provide for making indices of the deeds, mortgages, writings, documents, maps, and so forth, of record in the county of Richmund, and for the payment of the cost and expenses thereof, and of the books and materials required for the same.”'

"An act to confirm the appropriation and sale of certain stone, timber and materials on the Cattaraugus, reservation, made by the Seneca Nation of Indians in council, for the purpose of constructing a bridge across the Cattaraugus creek at Versailles, on such reservation, under provisions of chapter 69 of the Laws of 1866."

"An act to confirm the proceedings of the annual town meeting in the town of West Turin, in the county of Lewis, in relation to the burying ground at Constableville, in said town."

"An act to enable the supervisor of the town of Martinsburgh, Lewis county, to convey land, and to enable trustees to hold, sell and convey land for burial purposes, and to improve the same."

"An act to alter the map or plan of certain portions of the city of New York, and for the laying out and improvement of the same."

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 incorporate the New Paltz Turnpike Company,' passed April 19, 1831," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. E. Cornell, from the committee on banks, to which was referred the will entitled "An act in relation to the Third Avenue Savings Bank of the city of New York,” reported the same to the Senate, with amend

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