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"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate Vassar Female College,' passed January 28, 1861,” 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 amend an act entitled 'An act to create a board of public instruction in tbe city of Albany; to establish free schools therein; and amendatory of the several acts relative to the district schools in said city,' passed April 7, 1866,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee ou literature.

Mr. Gibson gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce. a bill to improve the Hudson river from tide water to Fort Edward, and enlarge the Champlain canal from thence to Whitehall.

Mr. Sutherland gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to increase the number of notaries public in the counties of Westchester, Rockland, Orange and Sullivan.

Also, a bill to authorize the construction of a railroad in Lexington avenue, and other streets and avenues in the city of New York.

Mr. Williams gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to amend an act entitled “An act to incorporate the Trustees of the Troy Annual Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church," passed March 30, 1864.

Also, a bill to establish a ferry across Cayuga Lake, at Union Springs.

Mr. Stanford gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to facilitate the construction of the Rondout and Oswego Railroad, by tunneling Pine Hill,

Mr. Lent gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to amend an act to incorporate the Odd Fellows' Hall Association, of the city of New York.

Also, a bill to provide for refunding to various banks and insurance companies in the city of New York, the taxes of the years 1861 and ’62 imposed and paid or collected upon capital exempt from taxation.

Also, a bill to amend an act entitled "An act in relation to taxes and assessments in the city of New York, and to amend the several acts in relation thereto," passed April 14, 1859.

Mr. Low gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill for the relief of Hezekial L. Raymond.

Mr. Bennett gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill allowing the Harlem Railroad Company to extend their track through Thirty-ninth street to Madison avenue, in the city of New York.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. White asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to establish and organize the Hudson State Hospital for the Insane," 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. Kline asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend the charter of the village of Johnstown, and the several acts amendatory thereof, and to extend the boundary of said village,” 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 amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Citizens' Savings Bank, of the city of New York,' passed (SENATE JOURNAL.]

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April 5, 1860,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on banks.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Lent asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to encourage telegraphic communication between the State of New York and the Empire of France," 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. Lent asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to authorize the construction of a railroad in Christopher street, and other streets and avenues 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.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Lent asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act declaratory of the act allowing the continued use of co-partnership names in certain cases, passed April 17, 1854," 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. Crowley asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act in relation to the common schools in the city of Lockport," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on literature.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Bennett asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to enable Freeman A. Baker to convey certain real estate, and for other purposes," 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. Williams asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to provide for the manner of payment of the boards of health, in the county of Wayne,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties,

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Wilbor asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act for the better protection and care of baggage on the railroads and steamboats of this State," 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. Williams asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to facilitate the construction of the Southern Central Railroad, and to authorize towns to subscribe to the capital stock thereof,' passed April 7, 1866,” 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. Williams asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to keep New York State canals in repair, and to repeal existing laws relative thereto," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on canals.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Pierson asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "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,

which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

Mr. Gibson offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That the State Engineer and Surveyor be, and he is hereby requested to make the report to the Senate required by chapter 33 of the Session Laws of 1866, to be made to the Legislature on or before the first day of this session, as to the survey of the Hudson river to Fort Edward, and the Champlain canal to Whitehall.

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

Mr. Kline offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That there be printed 300 extra copies of the list of Senate apd Assembly committees, in one document, for the use of the Senate.

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

Mr. Kline offered the following resolution:

Resolved, (if the Assembly concur,) That our Senators and Representatives in Congress be, and they are hereby earnestly requested to urge the enactment of a law granting a reasonable pension to the surviving soldiers of the war of 1812, as some recognition of the faithful services rendered by them to their country in that contest.

Ordered, That said resolution be laid on the table.

Mr. Williams called from the table the resolution heretofore offered by him, as follows:

Resolved, (if the Assembly concur,) That our Senators and Representatives in Congress be instructed to use their best exertions to promote the passage of a bill imposing a suitable tariff on wool and other domestic products and manufactures.

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. Andrews inoved that the resolution be amended so as to read as follows:

Insert after the word “concur," the following:

"That our Senators and Representatives in Congress be requested to use their best exertions to promote the passage of a bill imposing a suitable tariff on wool, and other foreign products and manufactures.'

Mr. Gibson moved to amend by inserting after the word “Senators” the words " be instructed.”

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

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE. Barnett Crowley Kline

Pierson

Sutherland
Bennett Folger

La Bau
Platt

White
Collins
Gibson
Lent
Sessions

Wilbor
C. G. Cornell Godard

Low
Stanford

Williams
E. Cornell Humphrey H. C. Murphy

23 FOR THE NEGATIVE. Andrews Campbell T. Murphy

3 Mr. Sessions moved to amend by inserting after the word "tariff” the words " for protection to American labor and interests, agricultural manufacturing, and commercial.”

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

Mr. Williams moved to further amend as follows: strike out after the word "wool” the words " and other foreign” and insert " and articles that come in competition with domestic."

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

The President then put the question whether the Senate would agree to the amendment of Mr. Andrews, as amended, and it was decided in the affirmative, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE. Andrews E. Cornell Kline

Nicks

Stanford
Barnett
Crowley
La Bau

O'Donnell Sutherland | Bennett

Folger
Lent
Pierson

White
Campbell Gibson

Low
Platt

Wilbor
Collins
Godard
T. Mirj by Sessions

Williams
C. G. Cornell Humphrey

27 The President then put the question whether the Senate would agree to said resolution, as amended, and it was decided iu the affirmative, as follows:

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H. C. Murphy

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

Mr. Crowley offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That so much of the annual message of His Excellency the Governor as relates to the Institution of the Blind at Batavia, established pursuant to chapter 587 of Laws of 1865, and the leasing and putting up of a temporary structure for the care and education of the blind at Binghamton, while the building at Batavia was being erected, be referred to a select committee of three, with power to send for persons and papers.

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

The President appointed as such committee, Messrs. Crowley, E. CorInell and H. C. Murphy.

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 authorize the board of supervisors of Ontario county to raise money by tax to pay for the support of certain children at the Ontario Orphan Asylum, and also to raise money by tax for the use of said asylum."

"An act to legalize and confirm the appointment of Thomas K. Beecher and David Decker as school commissioners for the Union School District of the city of Elmira, and to legalize and confirm their acts as such commissioners."

"An act to amend chapter 833 of the Laws of 1866, entitled 'An act appointing James Van Horn, Andrew Harnblin and John McCollum, commissioners for draining certain lands in the town of Newfane, county of Niagara,' passed April 27, 1866."

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

The Senate again 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 confirm the decision of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, relating to the election of trustees in Union Free School District No. 2, in the town of German Flats, in the county of Herkimer, and to confirm the official action of said trustees, and to define their tenure of office."

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to constitute the village of Lowville, in the county of Lewis, a separate road district,' passed March 26, 1866."

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

The Assembly sent for concurrence the bill entitled as follows:

"An act to extend the time for the collection of taxes in the several towns in Queens 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.

The President presented the sixteenth annual report of the State Asylum for Idiots; which was laid on the table and ordered printed.

(See Doc. No. 14.) By unanimous consent, Mr. O'Donnell asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Lowville Waterworks Company," which was read the first time, and by unanimous connsent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

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

HALF-PAST 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. Sedgwick, counsel for prosecution, resumed his argument on part of the people.

Having concluded, Mr. Crowley moved that the further consideration of the case be made the special order to-morrow morning, immediately after the reading of the journal.

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

On motion of Mr. H. C. Murphy, the Senate adjourned.

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