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Mr. Humphrey, from the committee on railroads, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to authorize the construction of a railroad on the Albany and Schenectady turnpike, and Washington avenue in the city and county of Albany, and city and county of Schenectady," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Sessions, from the committee on finance, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act for the relief of George Pettys, and to release to the heirs-at-law of August Pequinot, late of the town of Palermo, and county of Oswego, deceased, the right, title and interest of the State of New York, in and to certain surplus moneys,” 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. Wilbor and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended and the Assembly bill entitled "An act to authorize the Commissioners of the Land Office to make a grant of lands under water to David and Reuben Miller, at Livingston Station, on the Hudson river railroad, for the purpose of constructing a dock," was recommitted to the committee on commerce and navigation, 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:

"An act to facilitate the construction of the New York Northern Railroad.

"An act to authorize the construction of five enlarged locks on the Champlain canal, and to provide the means to pay the expense thereof."

"An act granting consent of the State of New York for the construction of a ship canal around the falls of Niagara.”

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. White, from said committee, reported in favor of the passage of the first named bill, with amendments, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. White, from the same committee, reported progress on the second named bill, and asked and obtained leave to sit again.

Mr. White, from the same committee, reported in favor of the passage of the last named bill, with amendments.

The question being upon agreeing to the report of the committee of the whole,

Mr. Parsons moved the amendment offered by him in committee of the whole, as follows:

"On condition only, that whatever sum or sums of money may be appropriated by the General Government for constructing such canal around the Falls of Niagara, a sum equal to each of such appropriations / shall be made at the same time by the General Government to the State of New York for the purposes of enlarging the Erie and Champlain canals; and that if such condition is not fulfilled and performed, the grant and cession hereby made shall cease and be null and void.”

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

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The President then put the question whether the Senate would agree to the report of the committee of the whole, and it was decided in the affirmative.

Ordered, That said bill be engrossed for a third reading.
On motion of Mr. Pierson, the Senate took a recess until 7} o'clock P. M.

HALF-PAST SEVEN O'CLOCK, P. M.
The Senate again met.
The Assembly sent for concurrence the bills entitled as follows:

"An act to amend the charter of the village of Dunkirk,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

"An act to incorporate the village of Warwick," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

"An act to amend the thirteenth section of an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the village of Remsen,' passed May 10, 1845,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

"An act to amend chapter 37 of the Laws of 1848, entitled 'An act to authorize the formation of Gas Light Companies,'" which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on manufactures.

"An act to incorporate the New York and African Transportatiou Company,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on commerce and navigation.

"An act in relation to the acknowledgment and proof of deeds, mortgages and other instruments in writing, and the taking of affidavits," 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 incorporate the Peekskill Iron Molders Association," 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 incorporation of the Harmonic Social Club 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.

"An act to provide for the effectual and thorough drainage of certain low lands situated in the town of Barre, Orleans county," 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 authorize the building of a bridge at Clintonville, over the river Ausable, and directing the levy of a tax to pay for the same on Ausable, in Clinton county, and Chesterfield, in Essex county," 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.

"An act to authorize the office of engineer of highways, and to abolish the office of overseer of highways in Richmond county," 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.

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to authorize the construction of a timber, plank, or hard road, from Salina, in the county of Onondaga,

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to Central square, in the county of Oswego,' passed April 19th, 1844, 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.

"An act to authorize the trustees of the First Presbyterian Society of the town of Wayne, Steuben county, to sell and convey the real estate of said society," which was read the first time, and by unanimous con. sent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on charitable and religious societies.

"An act to authorize the officers of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of the town and village of Frankfort, county of Herkimer, to sell and convey the church and land belonging to said society," 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 to amend the act entitled 'An act to authorize the formation of railroad corporations, and to regulate the same,' passed April 2, 1850, in relation to reports of railroad corporations," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on railroads.

"An act to amend chapter 444 of the Laws of 1857, entitled 'An act further to amend the act entitled 'An act to authorize the formation of railroad corporations and to regulate the same, passed April 2, 1850,!” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on railroads.

“An act to incorporate the Central Park Savings Bank 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 banks.

"An act to incorporate the National Savings Bank of Buffalo," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on banks.

"An act for the relief of the Yonkers and New York Fire Insurance Company,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous conseni was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on insurance.

"An act to amend and consolidate the several acts relating to public schools in the town of Morrisania in the county of Westchester,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on literature.

"An act to incorporate the Wappinger's Turnpike and Navigation Company,'” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on commerce and navigation.

“An act to amend the act entitled 'An act to amend the charter of the village of Prattsburgh in the county of Steuben,' passed April 19, 1855," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act for the incorporation of cities and villages,' passed December 7, 1847, so far as the same relates to the village of Oneida in the county of Madison," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

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

"An act to incorporate the village of College Point, Queens county."

"An act to extend the powers and jurisdiction of the police justice of the village of Yonkers, in the county of Westchester.” [Senate JOURNAL.]

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“An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the city of Poughkeepsie,' and the acts amendatory of the same."

“An act to authorize the formation of corporations to secure parsonages and other property for the use of presiding elders of the Methodist Episcopal Church."

"An act to declare the Black river, within certain limits, a public highway, and to prohibit the erection or maintenance of obstructions therein."

"An act making an appropriation to pay the expenses of the collection of tolls, superintendence, ordinary repairs and maintenance of the canals, for the fiscal year commencing on the first day of October, 1867."

"An act to enable the Newark and Rosendale Lime and Cement Com- . pany to take by purchase, and hold and convey lands and real estate within this State."

“An act for the relief of the stockholders and creditors of the Dutchess County Bank.”

"An act to amend the incorporation of the village of Fairport, in the county of Monroe.”'

"An act to prevent obstructions upon the piers and wbarves in the port of New York, and to regulate the use of the slips and waters adjacent thereto.”

Ordered, That the Clerk return said bills to the Assembly.

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 to amend the charter of the New York Accidental Insurance Company of the city of New York."

"An act to enable the Vale Cemetery Association in Schenectady county to acquire real estate by compulsory legal process."

"An act to amend the charter of the Germania Life Insurance Company of New York.

Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bills to the Governor.
The Assembly returned the following entitled bill:

"An act regulating the carrying of passengers and property on the New York Central and other railroads of this State.”

Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bill to the Governor."

Mr. Kline, from the committee on banks, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act in relation to the Third Avenue Savings Bank 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. Kline, from the committee on banks, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend 'An act to incorporate the Syra. cuse Savings Institution, passed March 30, 1849," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said hill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Barnett, from the committee on charitable and religious societies, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the New York State Convention of Universalists,' passed April 12, 1862, by enlarging the powers of said convention,” with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to 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 name of the North Haverstraw Presbyterian Church in the town of Stony Point,” with power to report complete, reported the same com

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

Mr. Godard, from the committee on militia and public defense, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Soldiers Home, in the city of Brooklyn,” 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 amend, and consolidate the several acts relating to the village of Hornellsville,” with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Humphrey, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to authorize the commissioners of the Central road or avenue in the county of Westchester, to change the route of said avenue," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

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 construct a highway from Adirondac to Saranac,' passed April 30, 1864," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, with amendments, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered tv a third reading:

Mr. Humphrey, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act in relation to a certain highway and certoin highway taxes in the county of Hamilton," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Humphrey, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend the act entitled 'An act for a free bridge over the Mohawk river, passed April 6, 1859," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading:

Mr. Humphrey, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act relating to compensation of commissioners of highways in Richmond county," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Pierson, from the committee on commerce and navigation, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to authorize the Commissioners of the Land Office, to make a grant of lands under water to David and Reuben Miller, at Livingston Station, on the Hudson river railroad, for the purpose of constructing a dock,” with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Pierson, from the committee on commerce and navigation, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to amend chapter 196 of the Laws of 1854, regulating pilotage of the port of New York,' passed March 17, 1865," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bili ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Gibson, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to incorporate the National Trust Company of the city of New York," with power to report complete, reported the

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