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FOR THE ATFIRMATIVE.
Andrews Crowloy

Klino

O'Donnell Stanford
Barnett
Folger
La Bau
Pierson

Sutherland
Campbell Gibson

Lent
Platt

Williams
Collins
Godard
Low

Sessions Wolcott
E. Cornell Humphrey

22 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, with amendments.

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 revise and amend the Constitution,' passed March 22, 1867," reported in favor of the passage of the same.

On motion of Mr. Folger, 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 insurance, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Provident Fund Society of the city of New York,' passed April 14, 1857," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments.

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

The Assembly bill entitled "An act to repeal 'An act to authorize the improvement of the Boston Post road running through Port Chester, in the town of Rye, and of the cross streets intersecting the same, and laying out and regulating of sidewalks and fences therein,' passed April 10, 1865," 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

Parsons

Sutherland
Barnett
Folger
Low
Pierson

Wilbor
Campbell Gibson

T. Murphy
Platt

Williams
Chambers Godard

Nicks

Sessions Wolcott
Collins
Humphrey O'Donnell

23 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.

On motion of Mr. La Bau and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend the charter of the village of Astoria," was recommitted to the committee on municipal affairs, with power to report complete.

Also, the bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Edgewater Literary Union," was recommitted to the committee on literature, with power to report complete.

On motion of Mr. H. C. Murphy and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the Assembly bill entitled "An act to provide for laying out and opening a public highway in the town of New Utrecht, Kings county," was recommitted to the committee on roads and bridges, with power to report complete.

Mr. Low called for the consideration of the resolution, as follows:
Resolved, (if the Senate concur,) That the Governor be and he is hereby

authorized to confer on any officer of the National Guard of the State of New York, who has been honorably discharged from the military service of the United States, a brevet commission corresponding in rauk to the commission of highest grade which such officer may have received from the President of the United States, or from the Governor of this State.

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

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

Mr. Low called for the consideration of the following resolution, here tofore offered by him, as follows:

Resolved, (if the Assembly concur,) That this Legislature adjourn sine die, on Friday the 19th inst., at 12 o'clock M.

Debate was had thereon, when
Mr. Andrews moved to lay the resolution 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.

On motion of Mr. Wilbor and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the Assembly bill entitled "An act in relation to the inspection of steam boilers in the State of New York, except in the Me tropolitan Police District,” was recommitted to the committee on the judiciary, with power to report complete.

On motion of Mr. Stanford and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the Assembly bill entitled "An act authorizing the First Baptist Church of Harpersfield, Delaware county, and the Jefferson and Gilboa Baptist Church of Schoharie county, to consolidate their societies,” was recommitted to the committee on charitable and religious societies, with power to report complete.

Also, the Assembly bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Associated Press of the State of New York," was recommitted to the committee on the judiciary, with power to report complete

On motion of Mr. Andrews and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the President, Managers and Company of the Delaware and Hudson Canal Company,' passed April 23, 1823," was recommitted to the committee on canals, with power to report complete.

Mr. Wolcott offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That the Senate hold a session this evening at 74 o'clock, for consideration of general orders.

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

Mr. Folger moved that the Assembly bill entitled "An act in relation to the navigation of the Cayuga and Seneca Canal,” be referred to the first committee of the whole, not full.

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. E. Cornell, from the committee on banks, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Long Island Savings Bank of Brooklyn,' passed April 15, 1865," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments.

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

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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 extend relief to Abraham Bussing," 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 the working of mines reserved to the State, and to the use and occupation of lands for such purpose,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments.

On motion of Mr. Gibson 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 bill entitled "An act to enable the trustees of the Coopers’ Falls Iron Company to sell and convey its real and personal estate," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments.

On motion of Mr. O'Donnell 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 Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend section six of article first, title second, chapter thirteen, part first of the Revised Statutes, entitled Of the place in which property is to be assessed,”” 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 incorporate the American Trades Agency," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments.

Un motion of Mr. C. G. Cornell and by unanimous consent, the rule was suspended, and said bill recommitted to the committee, with power to report complete. Mr. Sessions offered the following resolution:

Whereas, it has been represented that the lands owned by the Seneca Nation of Indians on the Cattaraugus, Allegany and Oil Spring Reservations, are being greatly injured and reduced in value by the cutting, removing and selling the wood timber and bark therefrom by the Indians and others, without lawful authority, it is therefore

Resolved, That the Governor be, and hereby is authorized to appoint some discreet and proper person to inquire into and ascertain what damages have been done to the said lands, and to institute such proceedings in the name of said Seneca Nation of Indians or otherwise, as may be necessary and proper for the prevention of waste on said lands, and to recover damages for timber, wood and bark heretofore taken from said lands.

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

The hour of 1 o'clock having arrived, the Senate went into execntive session; and after some time spent therein, the doors were opened and legislative business resumed.

The President presented a communication from the Union League Club of the city of New York,

Mr. Sessions moved that said communication be returned to the source from which it orignated.

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

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FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Andrews C. G. Cornell Humphrey Parsons Sutherland
Barnett
E. Cornell Kline

Pierson

Wilbor Bennett Crowley La Bau

Platt

Williams Campbell Folger

Lent

Sessions • Wolcott
Chambers Gibson

Low
Stanford

Wood
Collins
Godard H. C. Murphy

28
FOR THE NEGATIVE.
Nicks
O'Donnell Whito

3 Mr. Folger moved that said communication be not entered upon 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. Low, and by unanimous consent, the rules was suspended, and the Assembly bill entitled "An act for the relief of the Brooklyn, Prospect Park and Flatbush Railroad Company," was recommitted to the committee on railroads, with power to report complete, with an amendment requiring the consent of owners of lots on the streets to consent to the construction of said road thereon.

On motion of Mr. Pierson, and by unanimous consent, the rule was suspended, and the Assembly bill entitled “An act authorizing the North Side Railroad Company of Long Island to construct draw-bridges on the line of their road,” was recommitted to the committee on railroads, with power to report complete.

Mr. Collins, from the committee on canals, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to authorize the construction of a ditch in the town of Leicester, Livingston county," reported in favor of the passage of the same, 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 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,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, 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 authorize the construction of an iron bridge over the Chenango canal in the village of Hamilton," reported in favor of the passage of the same, 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 revive an act entitled 'An act respecting the appropriation of the waters of Black river for the use of the Black River canal and the Erie Canal feeder,' passed April 3, 1857, so far as the same may apply to the claim of George Smith, and the heirs of Wm. Smith," reported in favor of the passage of the same, 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 a State ditch in the towns of Mentz and Montezuma," 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 Assembly bill entitled "An act in relation to the Industrial School Association of Brooklyn, eastern district,” with power to report complete, reported the same complete, with amendments, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Stanford, from the committee on erection and division of towns and counties, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to erect the town of Ashland, in the connty of Chemung," reported in favor of the passage of the same.

On motion of Mr. Nicks 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 amend an act entitled "An act to create a board of trustees for the town of Morrisania, in the county of Westchester, and to define their powers,' passed April 22, 1864, and as amended by chapter 911 of the Laws of 1866,” with power to report complete, reported the same complete, with amendments, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading

On motion of Mr. Low and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the Assembly bill entitled "An act for the relief of the Hunter's Pointand Rockaway Beach Railroad Company," was recommitted to the committee on railroads, with power to report complete.

Mr. Williams moved that the Senate hold an executive session on Friday next, at 12 o'clock.

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

Mr. Pierson, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act further to amend an act entitled 'An act to alter the commissioners' map of the city of Brooklyn, and to provide for widening and improvement of Third street, in said city,' passed April 17, 1860,” reported in favor of the passage of the same.

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

On motion of Mr. Folger, the Senate took a recess until 73 o'clock, P. M.

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

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

"An act to amend the act entitled 'An act to enlarge the powers and define the duties of the Contracting Board,' passed March 14, 1857," 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 to authorize the trustees of the First Baptist Society of Mendon to convey their burial grounds to the Mendon 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 incorporate the Mendon 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 extend the time for the completion of the Albany and Susquehanna railroad, and to amend the several acts authorizing town subscriptions to the capital stock of the same,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time.

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