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said motion, and it was decided in the affirmative, two-thirds of all the Senators present voting in favor thereof.

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, a majority of all the members elected to the Senat, voting in favor thereof, and three-fifths of said members being present, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE. Andrews Folger

Kline

T. Murphy White
Campbell Gibson

La Bau
Nicks

Wilbor
C. G. Cornell Godard

Lent
Pierson

Williams
E. Cornell Humphrey H. C. Murphy Sessions Wolcott 20

Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a message informing that the Senate have concurred in the passage of the same, without amendment.

Mr. O'Donnell moved that the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties be discharged from the further consideration of the bill entitled "An act to reduce the expenses of maintaining prisoners supported by the county of Oswego," and that the same be referred to the committee on the judiciary.

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

On motion of Mr. Pierson, the Senate adjourned.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 24, 1867.

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.
Prayer by Rev. Mr. Boardman.
The journal of yesterday was read and approved.

The President announced the special order, being the consideration of the case of the County Judge of Oneida county.

Mr. Andrews moved to postpone until the order of business of "special orders."

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.

Mr. O'Donnell presented a petition of citizens of Lewis county, for a bridge over the Black river, in Lewis county; which was read and referred to the committee on canals.

Mr. Kline presented a petition of 123 citizens of the county of Saratoga, praying for the passage of a law authorizing the Canal Commissioners to construct a bridge across the Champlain canal at the village of Waterford, in said county; which was read and referred to the committee on canals.

Mr. Nieks presented a petition of citizens of Elmira, for the construction of a bridge over the Chemung canal, in said town; which was read and referred to the committee on canals.

Mr. Andrews presented a petition of Banks in Ulster county, for relief; which was read and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr, Wolcott presented a petition of the Board of Trade of the city of Oswego, asking for the 'excayation of the channel of the Oswego river,

so as to improve the facilities for the transaction of commercial business in said city; which was read and referred to the committee on canals.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the petition of Wm. Everitt for an act giving him the right of citizenship in the State of New York; reported adversely thereto, and in favor of the adoption of the following resolution:

Resolved. That the prayer of the petitioner be denied.

Mr. La Bau moved to lay the question of agreeing to the report of the committee on 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 the judiciary, to which was referred the 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," 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 bill entitled "An act in relation to settling and closing up the affairs of the president, directors and company of the Bank of Monroe, a corporation whose charter has expired," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the conamittee of the whole.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to authorize the board of supervisors of the county of Orange, to correct illegal assessments for town, county and State taxes," 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 petition of the trustees of the First Street Presbyterian Church, for an act to enable them to donate and convey their property to the New York City Mission; reported by bill entitled "An act to enable the trustees of the First Street Presbyterian Church, to donate and convey their property to the New York City Mission,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and conmitted 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 chapter 690 of the Laws of 1866, enti. tled 'An act to provide for the publication of legal notices in the county of Hamilton,' passed April 19, 1866;" 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 roads and bridges, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act authorizing the Medina and Alabama Plankroad Company to reduce its number of directors," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

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

Mr. Wolcott, from the committee on public printing, to which was referred the resolution to print copies of the official list of members and officers of the Legislature, reported in favor of the adoption of the following resolution:

Resolved, That there be printed for the use of the Senate, 200 copies of

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

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

Mr. Wolcott, from the committee on public printing, to which was referred the resolution to print extra copies of the annual report of the Regents of the University, reported in favor of the adoption of the following resolution:

Resolved, (if the Assembly concur,) That 1,500 extra copies of the annual report of the Regents of the University, with the accompanying documents, be printed for the Legislature, and 1,500 for the Regents, of which 500 shall be bound, and on fine paper.

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

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

Mr. Kline, from the committee on manufactures, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to amend an act passed February 16th, 1857, entitled 'An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to authorize the formation of corporations for manufacturing, mining, mechanical and chemical purposes, passed February 19th, 1848,'” reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Lent, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which wasreferred the bill entitled “An act to provide for the better regulation of pawnbrokers, dealers in second hand articles, keepers of junk shops, and keepers of intelligence offices, within the limits of the Metropolitan Police District,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

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

"An act to release to Lewis I. Bazzani and Daniel D. Lord, trustees, a lot of land in the city of New York."

“An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to provide for the supply of the city of Brooklyn with water,' passed April 16, 1859."

The President presented the annual report of the Commissioners of Public Charities and Correction, for the year 1866; which was laid on the table and ordered printed.

(See Doc. No. 21.) Also, the 4th annual report of the Society for the Protection of Desti. tute Roman Catholic Children; which was laid on the table and ordered printed.

(See Doc. No. 22.) Also, reply of Trustees of New York State Inebriate Asylum to a resolution of Senate as to patients under treatment; which was laid on the table and ordered printed.

(See Doc. No. 19.) The Assembly sent for concurrence the bills entitled as follows: "An act to authorize the towns of Oneida and Orange counties to provide medical aid for their poor," 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.

"An act to change the name of the Albany City Fire Insurance Company, 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 insurance.

“An act to amend chapter 7, title 3, article 5, part 3 of the Revised Statutes, entitled 'Of depositions taken in this State to be used in courts of other States and countries,'" 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 amend chapter 136, Laws of 1857, in relation to savings banks," 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 amend an act entitled 'An act providing for the erection of a public hall in the village of Palmyra, and the means for paying the expenses thereof,' passed April 10, 1866," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time.

Mr. Williams moved that said bill be referred to the first committee of the whole.

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.

"An act authorizing the town of Cortlandt, in the county of Westchester, to borrow money and to lovy taxes for the payment of the same," 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.

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to revise, amend and consolidate the several acts relating to the charter of the village of Rome,' passed April 5, 1853,” 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 authorizing the extension of the time for the collection of taxes in the several towns and cities of this State,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time.

Mr. Williams moved that said bill be referred to the first committee of the whole.

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.

A message from the Assembly was received and read, in the words following:

IN ASSEMBLY, JAN. 23, 1867. Resolved, That the Senate be respectfully requested to transmit to this House, the papers on file in relation to the Salina and Central Square Plankroad Company, and that when the same are received they be referred to the committee on roads and bridges. By order,

LUTHER CALDWELL, Clerk. Ordered, That the Clerk transmit said papers to the Assembly.

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 legalize and confirm the appointment

of Thos. 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."

Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bill to the Governor.
The Assembly sent for concurrence the following resolution:
Whereas, by the provisions of chapter 140, section 40, of the Laws of

1851, every railroad corporation is required to cause boards to be placed, well supported by posts or otherwise, and constantly maintained across each traveled road or street where the same is crossed by the railroad on the same level; said boards to be elevated, so as not to obstruct the travel, but to be easily seen by travelers, and on each side of said boards to be painted in capital letters, of at least the size of nine inches each, the words "Railroad crossing, look out for the cars;" and whereas, it is alleged the railroad companies of this State have not obeyed or regarded the provisions of said act, to the great peril of travelers and others having occasion to cross their roads; therefore,

Resolved, (if the Senate concur,) That the Attorney General is hereby called upon to ascertain the facts of the case, and to institute suits for the recovery of damages and penalties for such neglect and disregard of the law.

Ordered, That said resolution be laid on the table.

Mr. Folger gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill giving preference to actions or proceedings by or against the receivers of insolvent banking corporations.

Mr. Godard gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill in relation to the compensation of assessors in the town of Oswegatchie.

Mr. T. Murphy gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to authorize the towns of Morrisania and West Farms to widen, make, extend and improve a highway in said towus, to be called the Southern Boulevard."

Mr, E. Cornell gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to revive and continue in force chap. 616 of the Laws of 1857, entitled "An act to incorporate the Chenango Valley Savings Bank."

Mr. Nicks gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to construct a bridge over the Chemung canal, in the town of Elmira.

Also, a bill to construct a harbor and breakwater at the junction of the Chemung canal with the Seneca Lake.

Mr. Wolcott gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to increase the speed, and reduce and limit the rate of fare on the Oswego and Syracuse railroads.

Mr. Gibson gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to amend the act relative to highways.

Also, a bill to amend section 11 of the Code of Procedure.

Mr. Lent gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to authorize the purchase of the stereotype maps and plates of the Harbor Commissioners' reports of 1856 and 1857.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. H. C. Murphy asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to alter and amend an act to incorporate the Greenwood Cemetery,' passed April 11, 1839,” 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 amendatory of 'An act to incorporate the Rose Hill Savings Bank,' 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 banks.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Lent asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to incorporate the National Savings

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