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

Mr. Andrews, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Lowville Waterworks Company,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Andrews, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act authorizing the village of Peekskill to borrow more money, and to levy taxes for the payment of the same," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Humphrey, from the committee on public printing, reported in favor of the adoption of the following resolution:

Resolved, That there be printed of the annual report of the trustees of the State Asylum for Idiots, 500 copies for the use of the trustees, on

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

Mr. Humphrey, from the committee on public printing, to which was referred the resolution to print the financial report of the Auditor of the Canal Department, reported in favor of the adoption of the following resolution:

Resolved, that there be printed of the financial report of the Auditor of the Caual Department, 500 copies for the use of the Auditor, and 100 for the use of the Senate.

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

Mr. La Bau, from the committee on engrossed bills, reported as correctly engrossed the bills entitled as follows:

"An act to prevent delays in the transit of freight and passengers over the railroads of this State."

"An act to authorize the city of Syracuse to raise money for the establishment of a high school."

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to constitute the village of Lowville, in the county of Lewis, & separate road district,' passed March 28, 1862, and to amend the charter of said village,' passed March 26, 1866,"

“An act to release to John Brady, of the town of Exeter, in the county of Otsego, the interest of the people in certain real estate."

"An act to extend the time for the completion of the Lebanon Springs railroad."

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act in relation to wills,' passed April 23, 1864."

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the German Savings Bank of Brooklyn,' passed April 20, 1866."

"An act to release to David Rey and Hugh S. Pollock, the interest of this State in a lot of land in the city of New York.”

“An act to amend the laws in relation to wrecks."

"An act to release the interest of the people of the State of New York in certain real estate, to Andrew Russel, William Russell, John Russell, Mary Craig, Jannette Russel and Jane Russell, and to enable them to hold and dispose of the same."

"An act to release to Patrick Horan and Michael Horan, of the town of Exeter, in the county of Otsego and State of New York, the interest of the people in certain real estate."

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Mr. Pierson, from the committee on commerce and navigation, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to create a Metropolitan Harbor District, and board of wharves and piers therein," reported the same to the Senate for its consideration, 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 amend an act entitled An act in relation to the fees of the clerk of the county of Kings,' passed May 12, 1865," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. O'Donnell, from the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to abolish the board of excise of Chautauqua county," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Pierson, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act authorizing the repaving and improv. ing of Clinton street, from Fulton street to Second place, in the city of Brooklyn, and for, the assessment and collection of the cost thereof,” 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 resolution in the words following: "Resolved, That the committee on the judiciary be directed to inquire into alleged outrages committed upon American citizens at Niagara Falls, in Canada,” reported that the committee had had the same under consideration, and ask to be discharged from the further consideration of the same.

Mr. Folger moved to lay the question of agreeing with the report of the committee upon the table.

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

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to amend section 1 of article 1, title 19, chapter 20, part 1 of the Revised Statutes, relative to regulations concerning brokers," reported adversely thereto.

Mr. Fulger moved to lay the question of agreeing to the report of the committee upon the table.

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

Mr. H. C. Murphy, from a majority of the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the New York Commercial Association,' passed April 19, 1862," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Pierson, from the select committee appointed to inquire into the condition of piers, wharves and bulkheads, in the cities of New York and Brooklyn, submitted a report in writing, which was laid on the table and ordered printed.

( See Doc. No. 17.) Mr. White presented the eightieth annual report of the Regents of the University of New York; which was laid on the table and ordered p:inted.

(See Doc. No. 18.) Mr. White offered the following resolution: Resolved, That 1,500 extra copies of the annual report of the Regents of the University, with the accompanying documents, be printed for the use of the Legislature, and 1,500 for the Regents, of which 500 shall be on fine paper and bound.

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

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

“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 tepure of office."

Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bill to the Governor.
The Assembly sent for concurrence the bills entitled as follows:

“An act to authorize the supervisors of the county of Albany, to borrow money on the credit of the 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 incorporate “The New York Mutual Benefit Piano Forte Society,' "" 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 authorizing the Medina and Alabama Plankroad Company to reduce the number of its directors," 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 the act passed April 11, 1860, chapter 269, entitled 'An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to authorize the formation of corporations for manufacturing, mining, inechanical and chemical purposes,' passed February 17, 1848,"” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on manufactures.

Mr. Gibson gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to regulate public cemeteries.

Also, a bill to amend the election law so as to allow the presiding inspector to administer an oath to any affidavit as to the qualifications of an elector.

Mr. H. C. Murphy gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to amend an act entitled “An act to alter and amend an act to incorporate the Greenwood Cemetery,” passed April 11, 1839.

Mr. Lent gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to incorporate the National Savings Bank, in the city of New York.

Also, a bill to amend an act entitled "An act incorporating Rose Hill Savings Bank." passed April 17, 1854.

Mr. O'Donnell gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to regulate the sale of intoxicating liquors in the State of New York.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. T. Murphy asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to provide for the better regilation of pawn-brokers, dealers in second hand articles, keepers of juuk shops, and keepers of intelligence offices, within the limits of the Metropolitan Police District," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

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In pursuance of previons notice, Mr. H. C. Murphy asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act in relation to the fare on the Grand Street and Newtown Railroad Company of Brooklyn," which was read the first time, and by unanimous conseni was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on railroads.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Parsons asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act in relation to settling and closing up of the affairs of the president, directors and company of the Bank of Monroe, a corporation whose charter bas expired,” 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. Bennett asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to provide for the collection of demands against ships and vessels,' passed April 24, 1862, and the act amending the same," 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. Stanford asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to facilitate the construction of the Rondout and Oswego railroad, by tunneling Pine Hill," wbich was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on finance.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Sessions asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend an act passed April 19, 1862, entitled 'An act to incorporate the Ten Broeck Free Academy,' contained in chapter 353 of the Session Laws of 1862,” 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. Lent asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to authorize the Emanuel Congregation of the city of New York to hold, grant and convey real estate," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. Lent offered the following resolution:
Resolred, That there be printed for the use of the Senate, 200 copies

the list of members, officers and reporters of the Legislature, and 25 on card board.

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

The bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to constistitute the village of Lowville, in the county of Lewis, a separate road district,' passed March 26, 1866," was 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, a majority of all the membe, s elected to the Senate voting in favor thereof, and three-fifths of said members being present, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE. Andrews Collins

Godard

T. Murphy Stanford
Barnett
C. G. Cornell La Bau

O'Donnell Wilbor
Bennett E. Cornell Lent

Pierson

Williams Campbell Folger

H. C. Murphy Sessions Wolcott 20 Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bill to the Assembly, and request their concnrrence therein.

The bill entitled "An act to authorize the city of Syracuse to raise money for the establishment of a high school,” was read a third time.

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The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to the final passage of said bill, 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 E. Cornell Kline

O'Donnell White
Barnett
Folger
La Bau
Pierson

Wilbor
Collins
Godard
Lent

Sessions Williams
C. G. Cornell Humphrey T. Murphy Stanford Wolcott

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

The bill entitled "An act to extend the time for the completion of the Lebanon Springs railroad,” was 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, 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 E. Cornell La Bau

O'Donnell White
Barnett
Folger
Lent
Piernon

Wilbor
Campbell Godard
T. Murphy Sessions

Williams
Collins
Humphrey Nicks

Stanford

Wolcott C. G. Cornell Kline

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

The Assembly bill entitled "An act in relation to the Normal School, located at Potsdam, in the county of St. Lawrence, pursuant to chapter 466 of the Laws of 1866, and to levy taxes for the purposes thereof,” was 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, 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 T. Murphy Stanford
Barnett
E. Cornell Kline

Nicks

White Bennett Crowley La Bau

O'Donnell Wilbor
Campbell Folger

Lent
Pierson

Williams
Collins
Godard

H. C. Murphy Sessions Wolcott 25 By unanimous consent, the rule was suspended and said bill ordered returned to the Assembly immediately, with a message informing that the Senate have concurred in the passage of the same, without amendment.

The bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act in relation to wills,' passed April 23, 1864,” was 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, a majority of all the members elected to the Senate voting in favor as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Andrews C. G. Cornell La Bau

O'Donnell White
Barnett
Crowly
Lent
Pierson

Wilbor
Bennett Godard H. C. Murphy Sessions Williams
Campbell Humphrey T. Murphy Stanford Wolcott
Collins
Kline
Nicks

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