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

On motion of Mr. Gibson and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the following entitled Assembly bills recommitted to the com mittee on municipal affairs, with power to report complete:

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the village of Cambridge, passed April 16, 1866."

"An act amendatory of the charter of the village of Argyle, Washington county, New York."

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 provide for the erection of a town hall in the town of Jamaica, in the county of Queens,' passed April 9, 1864," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading:

Mr. Campbell, from the committee on agriculture, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to exempt the county of Columbia from the provisions of chapter 197 of the Laws of 1864, in relation to a tax on dogs, and to repeal the act entitled 'An act to protect sheep husbandry in the county of Columbia, and to impose a tax on dogs, passed April 16, 1866," 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 charter of the Irving Savings Institution of the city of New York," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

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

"An act to release to the devisees of James Wallace, an alien, the title to lands in Louisville, St. Lawrenee county."

"An act to release to the beirs-at-law of James Todd, deceased, all the estatė, title and interest of the people of the State of New York, of, in and to certain real estate in the town of Rossie and county of St. Lawrence.

The Assembly returned the following entitled bills:

"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.''

" “An act authorizing Union Village and Johnsonville Railroad Company to use forty-six pound iron rail, and to authorize them to charge a rate of fare not exceeding six cents per mile.”

"An act to amend chapter 236 of the Laws of 1859, in relation to the redemption of the notes of closing Banks."

"An act for the relief of the Children's Aid Society of the city of New York, and in aid of the Industrial Schools thereof."

"An act in relation to railroads held under lease."
Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bills to the Governor.

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

"An act authorizing the repairing and improving of Clinton street from Fulton street to Second place, in the city of Brooklyn, and for the assessment and collection of the cost thereof."

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Rochester

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Waterworks Company,' passed April 16th, 1852, to increase the capital stock, and authorizing the city of Rochester to aid in the construction of said works, pursuant to section twenty-six of said act.”

“An act vesting in the United States of America jurisdiction over certain pieces of land in the village of West Troy, in the county of Albany."

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

The Assembly returned the following entitled bills, with a message that they had concurred in the amendments of the Senate thereto:

"An act to release to Elizabeth Isaacs certain real estate escheated to the people of this State."

"An act to legalize the proceedings of a special town meeting held in the town of Little Valley, in Cattaraugus county, in the year 1866.”

Ordered, That the Clerk return said bills to the Assembly.
On motion of Mr. T. Murphy, the Senate adjourned.

WEDNESDAY, MARCII 27, 1867.

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

M. Lent presented a remonstrance of ship owners and shipping merchants of New York city, against increase of commutation of emigrants from two to three dollars per head; which was read and referred to the committee on commerce and navigation.

Mr. Stanford presented a petition of citizens of the city of Schenectady, for an act to authorize the removal of dead from burying ground to the cemetery; which was read and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act in relation to a tax upon dogs in the city of Rochester, in the county of Monroe," 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 release the title of the State to certain premises to Samuel Brown," 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 incorporate the Fire Proof Protection Comyany," 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 legalize the official acts of Hiram B. Keene, a justice of the peace," 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 releasing the interest of the people of the State in certain lands and premises owned by Anthony Bollerman, Carl Bollerman or Joseph Bollerman, and authorizing their heirs-at-law to hold and convey the same," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bili was committed to the committee of the whole.

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Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to incorporate the New York Lumber Manufacturing and Improvement Company,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act relative to assessors and their election and assessments in the village of West Troy,” with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordred engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to incorporate the German Mission House Association of the port of New York," with power to report com. plete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

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,” with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to enable the Newark and Rosedale Lime and Cement Company to take by purchase and hold and convey lands and real estate within this State," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act in relation to the crier of the supe. rior court of Buffalo," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill'entitled “An act to amend an act entitled '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," 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. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act in relation to the Metropolitan police for the town of Newtown, in the county of Queens," 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 petition of S. M. Wood and others, for a restriction upon publicity to the proceedings of courts of law, in certain cases, reported adversely thereto, and in favor of the 'adoption of the following resolution:

Resolved, That the prayer of the petitioner be denied.

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

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, with power to report complete, reported the same complete, with amend

ments, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to provide for the correction of errors in the equalization of the assessments in the various towns of Dutchess county, as made by the board of supervisors of said 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 the heirs-at-law of James Todd, deceased, all the estate, title and interest of the people of the State of New York, of, in and to certain real estate in the town of Rossie and county of St. Lawrence,” with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to amend the act passed April 11th, 1860, chapter 269, entitled 'An act to amend the act entitled 'An act to authorize the formation of corporations for manufacturing, mining, mechanical and chemical purposes, passed February 17, 1848," with instructions to report by bill entitled “An act to amend an act passed 1853, chapter 117, entitled 'An act to authorize the formation of companies for the erection of buildings,” 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. Pierson, from the committee on commerce and navigation, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act declaring a portion of Paul's creek a public highway," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Barnett, from the committee on charitable and religious societies, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to change the corporate name of the Union Church and Society of Alder creek, Oneida county, New York,” with power to report completė, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading. · Mr. Platt, from a majority of the committee on railroads, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to authorize the Metropolitan Transit Company to construct and operate certain railroads in the city of New York," reported adversely thereto.

Mr. Stanford moved to disagree with the report of the committee, and that said bill be referred to the committee of the whole.

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

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Mr. Folger moved to take from the table the question agreeing to the report of the committee adverse to the bill entitled "An act to amend chapter 573 of Laws of 1866, being 'An act to incorporate the National Safe Deposit Company, and confer additional powers on said corporation.'" 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.

Mr. Folger moved to recommit said bill to the committee on the judiciary.

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

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 Market Savings Bank of New York,' passed May 5, 1863," 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 the act of incorporation of the Ulster County Savings Institution, and the acts amendatory thereof, passed April 23, 1863,” 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 engrossed bills, reported as correctly engrossed the bills entitled as follows:

"An act for the support and relief of the poor, and for the government of the poor department in the county of Erie.”

"An act extending the powers and duties of the commissioners of the Central park, to the opening, widening and extending of streets and avenues, and for other purposes.”.

"An act making the turnpike road and bridges of the Ravenswood Hallet's Cove and Williamsburgh Turnpike and Bridge,Company free, and providing for the maintenance of the same, and for the rebuilding of the bridge over Newtown creek.”

An act to incorporate the American Dividend and Transfer Company."

"An act to authorize the Livonia Academic Association to sell tbeir real estate."

An act to provide for the sale of the poor house property belonging to the city of Syracuse."

"An act to authorize the town of Hempstead, Queens county, to sell their common lands."

"An act for the relief of Alfred M. Wood, late collector of taxes in the city of Brooklyn."

"An act authorizing the common council of the city of Buffalo, to expend a certain amount for publication of the proceedings of the common council and city notices in a German newspaper."

"An act to authorize the town of Wilna, in the county of Jefferson, and the town of Diana, in the county of Lewis, to issue bonds and subscribe and take for said towns, capital stock in the Black River and Oswegatchie Railroad Company, when duly organized according to law."

"An act to alter the commissioners' map of the late town of Bushwick, in the city of Brooklyn.

"An act in relation to the Croton Aqueduct Department in the city of New York."

"An act authorizing the directors of the Cherry Valley and Mohawk

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