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of Frankfort, county of Herkimer, to sell and convey the church and land belonging to said society," 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 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," 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 Assembly bill entitled "An act to authorize the Steuben Agricultural Society to sell, lease or convey the real estate belonging to said society," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Kline, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to authorize the Johnstown and Pleasant Valley Plankroad Company to abandon their road and declaring said road a public highway," reported in favor of the paseage 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.

The Senate then resolved itself into a committee of the whole, and proceeded to the consideration of the special order, being the Assembly bill entitled as follows:

"An act making appropriations for the support of Government.”

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Parsons, from said committee, reported in favor of the passage of said bill, without amendment, 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 bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to amend and consolidate the several acts relating to the village of Ilion,' passed March 8th, 1865, and to confirm the official acts of the police justice in said village,” 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 authorizing St. Luke's Hospital, in the city of New York, to hold and convey certain lands for the benefit of the trustees of St. Luke's Retreat, in 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. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act authorizing the preparation of a Maunal for the use of the Convention to revise and amend the Constitution," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, with amendments, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Campbell, from the committee on agriculture, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to provide for the collection of agricultural statistics in the several counties of this State,' passed April 17, 1862,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Barnett, from the committee on charitable and religious societies, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend the charter of the Blind Mechanics' Association," reported in favor of the

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passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to
the committee of the whole.

Mr. Pierson, from the committee on commerce and navigation, to
which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to incorporate
the Sing Sing Dry Dock Company," with power to report complete

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

On motion of Mr. Folger and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the bill entitled "An act relating to schools in the town of Seneca Falls,” was referred to the committee on the judiciary, with power to report complete.

On motion of Mr. Campbell and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the bill entitled "An act to provide for the better regu. lation of pawn-brokers, dealers in second-hand articles and keepers of junk shops," was recommitted to the committee on the judiciary, with power to report complete.

The Assembly returned the bill entitled "An act to incorporate the city of Binghamton,” with a message that they bave concurred in the first and second amendments of the Senate to the said entitled bill, and have non-concurred in the last amendment, and have appointed Messrs. Van Valkenburg, Phillips, Younglove, Weed and Millspaugh, as a committee of conference on the part of the Assembly, and request a like committee on the part of the Senate.

Mr. E. Cornell moved that a committee be appointed on the part of the
Senate.

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

Messrs. E. Cornell, Andrews and Chambers, were appointed as such committee on the part of the Senate.

The Assembly returned the bill entitled "An act to provide for draining certain swamp lands situated in the towns of Waterloo, Junius, Seneca Falls and Tyre, in the county of Seneca," with a message that they had passed the same with the following amendment:

Section 1, line 1, strike out the letter “R” and insert the letter “H," so that the name will read “Myron H. Cosad."

Mr. Folger moved that the Senate concur in said amendment,

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion to concur, 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 Humphrey Nicks

White
Barnett
E. Cornell La Bau

Parsons Wilbor
Bennett
Crowley Lent

Pierson

Williams
Campbell Folger

H. C. Murphy Platt

Wolcott
Chambers Gibson

T. Murphy Sessions Wood Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a message informing that the Senate have concurred in theipamendment,

The Senate then resolved itself into a committee of the whole, and proceeded to the consideration of general orders, being the Assembly bills entitled as follows:

An act to authorize the construction of an iron bridge over the Genesee Valley canal, in the village of Mount Morris."

"An act making appropriation for the completion of the New York State Institution for the Blind at Batavia."

"An act to construct a bridge over Tonawanda creek, in the village

of Tonawanda, in the counties of Erie and Niagara, and to provide the means therefor."

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

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

Mr. H. C. Murpby moved to take from the table the bill entitled “An act consenting to the purchase by the United States of land in the city of Brooklyn, adjacent the Navy Yard, and for ceding jurisdiction over the same, and closing a part of Little street."

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 was then 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 E. Cornell La Ban

O'Donnell White
Barnett Crowley

Lent
Parsong

Wilbor
Campbell Folger
H. C. Murphy Pierson

Williams
Chambers Gibson
T. Murphy Platt

Wood
C. G. Cornell Humphrey Nicks

Sessions

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

By unanimous consent, Mr. Humphrey asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend chapter 51 of the Laws of 1867, entitled 'An act to amend an act to incorporate the village of Warsaw,' passed March 17, 1860, so as to enable the trustees thereof to fix and prescribe the fire limits therein,” which was read the first time,

" and by unanimous consent was also read the second time.

On motion of Mr. Humphrey and by unanimous consent, the rule was suspended, and said bill referred to the committee on the judiciary, with power to report complete.

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 authorize the Canal Commissioners to construct a highway bridge over the Erie canal in the village of Fairport, in the county of Monroe."

"An act relative to the action of the board of supervisors of the county of New York, under chapter 864 of the Laws of 1866, in refunding taxes paid by corporations whose capital was invested in certificates of indebtedness of the United States."

“An act to amend chapter 199 of the Laws of 1858."

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. C. G. Cornell, 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 engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. C. G. Cornell, from the same committee, reported in favor of the passage of the second named bill, with amendments, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. C. G. Cornell, from the same committee, reported that they have amended the title to the last named bill by adding thereto the words: “to authorize the Canal Commissioners to clear out and put in repair and maintain drains made by the State on lands of Thomas Noyes, in Chemung county," and as amended, recommend its passage; which report was agreed to and said bill 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 Assembly bills entitled as follows:

"An act to authorize certain towns in the counties of Oneida, Madison and Chenango, to issue bonds and take stock in any company now organized or that may hereafter be organized, within two years after the passage of this act, for the purpose of building a railroad from Utica through Clinton, Oneida county, to Sherburne, Chenango county."

"An act to exempt the counties of New York and Kings, from the provisions of chapter 353 of the Laws of 1865, entitled 'An act to amend the act in relation to the State Lunatic Asylum,' passed April 10, 1865."

"An act to amend section 4 of the act entitled 'An act to authorize the formation of town insurance companies,' passed April 17, 1857.

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

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act authorizing the board of supervisors of the county of Chenango, to assess and levy a tax upon the town of Columbus, in said county, for payment of bounties to drafted men," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said hill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to legalize the official acts of Richard Terry, justice of the peace in the town of Depauville, Jefferson county, and to authorize him to file his oath of office," 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 authorize the building of a bridge at. Clintonville, over the river Ausable, and directiog the levy of a tax to pay for the same on Ausable, in Clinton county, and Chesterfield, in Essex county," 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 chapter 51 of the Laws of 1867, entitled 'An act to amend an act to incorporate the village of Warsaw, passed March 17, 1860, so as to enable the trustees thereof to fix and prescribe fire limits therein," with power to report complete, reported that they have made some amendments thereto, and amended the title so as to read "An act to amend chapter 51 of the Laws of 1867, entitled 'An act to amend an act to incorporate the village of Warsaw,' passed March 17, 1860, so as to enable the trustees thereof to fix and prescribe the fire limits therein, and so as to fix penalties for the violation of certain ordinances thereof, and to provide for the collection of such penalties," and as amended, reported the same complete and recommend its passage, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading

The Senate again resolved itself into a committee of the whole, and

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proceeded to the consideration of general orders, being the bills entitled as follows:

An act to amend chapter 467 of the Laws of the State of New York, passed June 28, 1853, entitled 'An act to provide for the licensing and government of the pilots and regulating pilotage of the port of New York."

Assembly, "An act to authorize the construction of an iron bridge over the Erie canal, in the village of Brockport."

Assembly, "An act to authorize the Canal Commissioner in charge of the eastern division of the canals, to construct a highway bridge over the Champlain canal, in the village of Fort Edward."

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Platt, 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 engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Platt, 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 to a third reading.

On motion of Mr. Crowley and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the bill entitled "An act to amend chapter 729 of the Laws of 1865, entitled 'An act to amend section 62 of article 5 of title 3 of chapter 1 of part 4 of the Revised Statutes, relative to robbery, embezzlement and larceny,'” was recommitted to the committee on the judiciary, with power to report complete.

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:

Assembly, "An act to amend chapter 731 of the Laws of 1866, entitled 'An act to provide for the construction of a swing bridge over Limestone Creek feeder."

Assembly, "An act to authorize the construction of an iron bridge over the Chenango canal, in the village of Clinton."

"An act to amend an act amending 'An act authorizing the Canal Board to construct a highway bridge over the Black River improvement, between the towns of Denmark and Croghan, in the county of Lewis,' passed May 12, 1865, passed April 10, 1866."

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

Mr. Crowley, from the same committee, reported in favor of the passage of the last named bill, with amendments, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

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

"An act for the relief of the Canajoharie Academy." Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bill to the Governor." The Assembly returned the following entitled bill:

"An act to provide for draining certain swamp lands situated in the towns of Waterloo, Junius, Seneca Falls and Tyre, in the county of Seneca."

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

The Assembly returned the bill entitled “An act for the further protection of female employees in the city of New York," with a message SENATE JOURNAL.]

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