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of taxes in the city of Brooklyn," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Gibson, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to authorize the Livonia Academic Association to sell their real estate," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Gibson, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Buffalo Park Company," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, with amendments, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading

Mr. Gibson, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act releasing to Benjamin Evans of Ceutreville, Allegany county, title to lands,” with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Gibson, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act in relation to the crier of the superior court of Buffalo,” reported in favor of the passage of the same.

On motion of Mr. Bennett and by unanimous consent, the rule was suspended, and said bill recommitted to the committee, to report com. plete.

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

"An act in relation to the Williamsburgh Savings Bank.” "An act for the relief of John Gordon." ,

"An act to amend chapter 500 of the Laws of 1866, entitled 'An act to change the route of the Broadway and Seventh Avenue Railroad Company in the city of New York.”

"An act to amend chapter 819 of the Laws of 1866, entitled 'An act to incorporate the village of New Brighton.'

"An act to authorize the construction of an iron bridge over the Oswego canal on Broadway street, in the village of Fulton, in the county of Oswego."

"An act authorizing the erection of a bridge over the Genesee Valley canal, in the city of Rochester."

"An act in relation to trustees of the Brooklyn Art Association, and to exempt the property of the association from taxation."

“An act to provide for the mode and manner of electing town and other officers at annual elections to be held in and for the several towns in the county of Richmond."

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

Mr. La Bau, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to amend the act passed February 17, 1848, entitled 'An act to authorize the formation of corporations for manufacturing, mining, mechanimal or chemical purposes,'” reported adversely thereto, for the reason that they have included part of the same in an Assembly bill of the same title, which report was agreed to and said bill rejected.

Mr. Godard, from the committee on militia and public defence, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act directing the payment of the sum of three hundred dollars by the town of Lawrence,

St. Lawrence county, to John Dyke, a, veteran volunteer,” reported in favor of the passage of the same.

On motion of Mr. Godard and by unanimous consent, the rule was suspended and said bill recommitted to the committee to report com: plete.

Mr. Andrews, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to legalize and confirm any act or proceedings heretofore passed or adopted by the trustees of the village of Portageville, in the county of Wyoming, and to enlarge their powers and duties, also to establish a separate road district," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Andrews, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to authorize the village of Dunkirk to issue bonds to meet the present indebtedness of said village," reported in favor of the passage of the same.

On motion of Mr. Sessions and by unanimous consent, the rule was suspended, and said bill recommitted to the committee to report complete.

Mr, Andrews, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the village of Cambria,' passed April 16th, 1866," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Andrews, from the conimittee on municipal affairs, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act amendatory of the charter of the village of Argyle, Washington county, New York,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Kline, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to provide for the election of three commissioners of highways in the town of Saratoga, in the county of Saratoga, and to confirm election of commissioners of highways in said town in 1866 and 1867,” reported in favor of the passage of the same.

On motion of Mr. Kline and by unanimous consent, the rule was suspended, and said bill recommitted to the committee to report complete.

Mr. Stanford, from the committee on commerce and navigation, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act declaring a portion of Pau's creek a public highway,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments.

On motion of Mr. Kline and by unanimous consent, the rule was suspended, and said bill recommitted to the committee to report complete.

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 town of Hempstead, Queens county, to sell their common lands," 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 Assembly bill entitled "An act to define the boundaries of the village of Sloansville, Schoharie county, and to provide for the expenditure of highway labor therein,” with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. La Bau, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend the act passed April 11, 1860, chapter 269, entitled 'An act to amend the act entitled 'An act to

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authorize the formation of corporations for manufacturing, mining, mechanical and chemical purposes,' passed February 17, 1848,"" with power to report complete, reported the same complete, with amendments, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Sessions, from the committee on finance, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to facilitate the construction of the New York Northern Railroad,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Platt asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act for the preservation of the State bridge across the Sacandaga river, in the town of Hadley, in the county of Saratoga," 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.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Parsons asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act requiring the common council of the city of Rochester, to refund moneys to certain tax-payers in said city," 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. Pierson asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Planter's Loan and Relief Association 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 the judiciary.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Low asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act in regard to Union Free School district No. 1, in the town of Deer Park, and to enlarge its boundaries, and to authorize the board of education thereof to raise money to purchase sites, and to build or purchase school houses," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on literature.

By unanimous consent, Mr. H. C. Murphy asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend chapter 210 of the Laws of 1861, entitled 'An act to amend the Revised Statutes, in relation to trials by jury,” 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. Wilbor asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill eutitled "An act to exempt the county of Columbia from the provisions of chapter 197 of the Laws of 1864, in relation to taxes on dogs, and to repeal an act entitled 'An act to protect sheep husbandry in the county of Columbia, and to impose a tax on dogs,' passed April 16th, 1866,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on agriculture.

Mr. O'Donnell moved to take from the table the bill entitled "An act to aid and encourage the building of railroads."

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

Said bill having been announced for a third reading,

Mr. Gibson moved to recommit said bill to the committee on railroads, with instructions to amend the same by adding as section, the following:

"Provided that no payment shall be made under this act, unless the necessity and propriety of the railroad for which such payment shall be made, shall have been previously approved by the Legislature.

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

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Gibson
Humphrey Kline

Sessions
Wilbor

5 FOR THE NEGATIVE. Andrews Collins

La Bau

H. C. Murphy Platt
Barnett
CG. Cornell Lent

O'Donnell Stanford
Bennett
E. Cornell Low

Pierson

Wolcott Campbell Godard

17 Mr. Humphrey moved to recommit with instructions to amend by striking out the word “twenty" and inserting "ten."

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

Mr. Kline moved to recommit with instructions to strike out “twenty" and insert “ seven."

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

Mr. Humphrey moved to recommit said bill to the committee on railroads, with instructions to so amend the same as it shall not apply to the counties of “Livingston and Wyoming."

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

Said bill, as amended, 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. Andrews C. G. Cornell Lent

Nicks

Platt
Barnett
E. Cornell Low

O'Donnell Stanford
Bennett
Godard

H. C. Murphy Parsons Williams
Campbell La Bau
T. Murphy Pierson

Wolcott
Collins

21 FOR THE NEGATIVE. Humphrey Kline Wilbor

8 Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bill to the Assembly, and request their concurrence therein.

The bill entitled "An act to incorporate the village of Mayville, in the town of Chautauqua, county of Chautauqua, and to repeal its present charter," having been announced for a third reading,

On motion of Mr. Sessions and by unanimous consent, said bill was amended by striking out in section 5, the word "April" and inserting

May.” Also, in line 3, after the word “election " the word “thereafter."

Said bill, as amended, 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-lifths of said members being present, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Andrews Colling

Godard
Low

Platt
Barnett
C. G. Cornoll Humphrey Nicks

Sessions
Bennett E. Cornell La Bau

Parsons

Wilbor
Campbell Gibson

Lent
Pierson

Wolcott 20 (SENATE JOURNAL.]

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Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bill to the Assembly, and request their concurrence therein.

The bill entitled "An act to amend chapter 800 of the Session Laws of 1866, relative to the taking of lands for erectiou of school houses," 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.
Andrews C. G. Cornell Lent

O'Donnell Stanford
Barnett
E. Cornell
Low
Parsons

Wilbor
Bennett
Gibson
T. Murphy Pierson

Williams
Campbell Kline

Nicks
Platt

Wolcott
Collins

La Ban Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bill to the Assembly, and request their concurrence therein.

The bill entitled “An act to release to Ellen Stewart and Jane Rones the interest of the people of the State of New York, in and to certain real estate," 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, twothirds of all the members elected to the Senate voting in favor thereof, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE. Andrews C. G. Cornell La Bau

Nicks

Stanford
Barnett
E. Cornell Lent

Parsons

Wilbor
Bennett
Gibson
Low
Pierson

Williams
Campbell
Humphrey H. C. Murphy Platt

Wolcott
Collins
Klino

T. Murphy Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bill to the Assembly, and request their concurrence therein.

The bill entitled "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," 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, twothirds of all the menbers elected to the Senate voting in favor thereof, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE. Andrews C. G. Cornell La Bau

Nicks

Stanford
Barnett
E. Cornell Lent

Parsons

Wilbor
Bennett
Gibson
Low
Pierson

Williams
Campbell Humphrey H. C. Murphy Platt

Wolcott
Collins
Kline
T. Murphy

23 Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bill to the Assembly, and request their concurrence therein.

The bill entitled "An act relative to the Hebrew Benevolent Society of the city of New York,” was read a third time.

The President put the question whether the Senate wonld 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 fator thercuf, as follows:

FOR TIIE AFFIRMATIVE. Andrews C. G. Cornell Lent

Nicks

Stanford
Barnett
E. Cornell Low

Parsons

Wilbor

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