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Mr. O'Donnell offered the following resolution:
Resolved, That the Senate hold a session this evening at 74 o'clock.

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

Mr. Low offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That on and after the 15th instant, the Senate will meet at half.past 9 o'clock a. M.

Mr. Williams moved to amend by striking out “15th instant," and inserting “to-day.”

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

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

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 in relation to quarantine in the port of New York, and to amend existing acts relative thereto."

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Wolcott, from said committee, reported progress on said bill, and asked and obtained leave to sit again.

Mr. Andrews moved that said bill be made the special order to-morrow, after the third reading of bills.

The President pnt the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion, and it was decided in the affirmative, two-thirds of all the Senators present voting in favor thereof.

Mr. Gibson, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled. "An act to confirm the title of the town of Danby to the Baptist Church property in said town," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments.

On motion of Mr. Barnett and by unanimous consent, the rule was sus. pended, and said bill recommitted to the committee with power to report complete.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to organize the State Lunatic Asylum, and more effectually to provide for the care, maintenance and recovery of the insane,' passed April 7, 1842; passed April 16, 1860, chapter 450,"reported in favor of the passage of the same.

On motion of Mr. Lent and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and said bill recommitted to the committee with power to report complete.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act relating to evidence in criminal cases," reported that a majority of said committee have directed their chairman to report adversely thereto.

Mr. White moved that the question of agreeing to the report of the committee be laid upon the table.

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

Mr. Folger, from the committee on insurance, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to amend the amended charter of the Hope Fire Insurance Company in the city of New York,” with power to report com. plete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading. (SENATE JOURNAL.]

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Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act relating to the transmission to the office of the Secretary of State by clerks of courts and sheriffs, of records of conviction, and certain other statistical information as now required by law," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Andrews moved that the bill entitled "An act to enable the supervisors of the county of New York to raise money by tax for county purposes,” be made the special order to-morrow at 4 o'clock P. Mi, and that the Senate hold a session at that time.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion, and it was decided in the affirmative, two-thirds of all the Senators present voting in favor thereof.

On motion of Mr. Williams, the Senate took a recess until 7 o'clock

P. M.

HALF-PAST SEVEN O'CLOCK, P. M.

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The Senate again met.
The Assembly sent for concurrence the bills entitled as follows:

"An act to incorporate the Manhattan Warehousing Loan and Insurance 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 alter the commissioners' map of the city of Brooklyn," 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 for the relief of the Van Brunt Street and Erie Basin Railroad Company," 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 release the title and interest of the people of the State of New York in and to certain real estate to Sarah Longstaff," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the commttee on the judiciary.

"An act to authorize the construction of an iron bridge over the Che nango canal, in the village of Hamilton," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the comunittee on roads and bridges.

"An act to incorporate the village of Hart's Falls, in the county of Rensselaer," 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 to facilitate the construction of the Skaneateles Railroad, and to regulate the weight of rails for the same,' passed April 18, 1866," 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 iu relation to the office of the clerk of the city and county 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 municipal affairs.

"An act to provide for the furnishing of fuel, lights and stationery for the office of the county clerk in the county of Saratoga," wbich was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second

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time, and referred to the comunittee on internal affairs of towns and counties.

"An act to incorporate the Producers' Warehouse, Guaranty and Commission 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 chapter 115 of the Laws of 1865, in regard to Hell Gate pilots,” 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 raise money by tax upon the town of Parma, to procure a library and philosophical apparatus for the Parma Institute, in said town," 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 further to amend an act entitled 'An act to provide for the widening of Fourth avenue in the city of Brooklyn, and to establish a public drive and promenade on said avenue,' passed April 17, 1861," 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 provide money for building a bridge over Salmon river in the village of Pulaski,” 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 incorporate the Bankers' and Brokers' Association," 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 benefit and relief of the Augusta Cemetery Association," 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 provide for an additional Metropolitan Fire Commissioner, and to regulate and establish the pay of the members and employees of the Metropolitan Fire Department,” 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 authorize the construction of enlarged locks upon the Erie and Oswego and Cayuga and Seneca canals, and for the improvement of the Champlain canal, and to provide the means to pay the expense thereof,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on canals.

"An act in relation to the election of school commissioners in the city of Oswego," 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 Place College," 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 authorizing the Inspectors of State Prisons to receive propositions and negotiate a contract for the purchase by the State of ten thousand acres of timbered land for the use of the Clinton prison," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee ou State prisons.

Mr. Sutherland, from a majority of the committee on railroads, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Forty-second Street, Houston Street and Grand Street Railroad Company,” reported

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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 to release to Virginia Aldridge the estate, title and interest of the people of the State of New York of, in and to a certain piece of land situate in the city of Rochester, county of Monroe, and State of New York, of which Ralph M. Crysler died seized," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Andrews, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act for the relief of the village of Hornellsville," 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 enable the county of Onondaga to obtain a supply of water for the county poor house,” reported in favor of the passage of the same.

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

Mr. O'Donnell, from the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to enable the electors of the town of Halfmoon, in Saratoga county, to vote by districts for the election of town officers,” 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 confirm the title of town of Danby, in Tompkins county, to and in the property known as the Baptist Church property in said town,” 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 provide for the appointment of an additional number of notaries public in the city and county 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 to incorporate the Rensselaer County Union Monumental Association," 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 Assembly bill entitled "An act to provide for draining that part of the great swamp situate in the towns of Lenox and Sullivan, in the county of Madison," 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 amend the Statutes in reference to the collection of taxes in the county of Onondaga,” 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 amend an act entitled 'An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to organize the State Lunatic Asylum,

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and more effectually to provide for the care, maintenance and recovery of the Insane,' passed April 7, 1842; passed April 16, 1860, chapter 450," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to 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 provide for the furnishing of fuel, lights and stationery for the office of the county clerk in the county of Saratoga," 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, with power to report complete.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to change the time of holding the Circuit Court and Court of Oyer and Terminer in and for the county of Lewis,” reported in favor of the passage of the same.

On motion of Mr. O'Donnell apd by unanimous consent, the rule was suspended, and said bill recommitted to the committee, with power to report complete.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend the act establishing the recorder's court in the city of Utica," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments.

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

Mr. Gibson, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act for the incorporation of The Harmonic Social Club' of the city of New York,” reported in favor of the passage of the same.

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

Mr. Gibson, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to incorporate ‘The Associated Press' of the State 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.

Mr. Collins, from the committee on canals, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to define and amend 'An act in relation to abandoned canals,' passed April 6, 1857,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Collins, from the committee on canals, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act in relation to the navigation of the Cayuga and Seneca canals,” 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 incorporate the Bankers' and Brokers' Association," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and Baid bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Williams, from the committee on State prisons, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act authorizing the Inspectors of State Prisons to receive propositions and negotiate a contract for the

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