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The President put the question "Shall the decision of the Chair stand as the judgment of the Senate ?" and it was decided in the negative, as follows:

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Mr. W. A. Wheeler moved to reconsider the vote by which said bill was said to have been passed, and that that motion lay on the table.

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

The Assembly bill entitled "An act to enable the supervisors of the city and county of New York to raise money by tax," being on its third reading,

By unanimous consent, Mr. Ames moved to strike out the following amendment made by the select committee of the Senate, viz: “$250,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary to complete the contract already entered into by the Commissioners of Records, who are hereby prohibited from entering into any further contracts."

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

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By unanimous consent, Mr. Ames moved to strike out the amendment to said bill, made by the select committee of the Senate, "$880,000" and insert "$640,000,"

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

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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:

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Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a message informing that the Senate have passed the same, with amendments.

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

“An act making appropriations for certain expenses of government for the year 1859.”

And after some time spent therein, Mr. Laflin, from said committee, reported progress on said bill, and asked and obtained leave to sit again.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Diven called for the consideration of the following resolution:

Resolved, (if the Assembly concur,) That the Legislature will adjourn, sine die, on Saturday, April 16, at 12 o'clock, noon.

Mr. Diven moved to amend by striking out "12 o'clock, noon," and inserting "10 o'clock, P. M.”

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion, 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.

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

A message was received from His Excellency the Governor, by his Private Secretary, in the words following, to wit:

ALBANY, April 16, 1859.

To the Senate-I approved on the fifteenth instant, the bills bearing the following titles:

"An act concerning the salt springs and the manufacture of salt." "An act to amend certain sections of the charter of the village of Seneca Falls, as amended by an act passed March 29, 1850."

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to authorize, the city of Buffalo to loan its bonds to the Buffalo and Pittsburgh railroad company,' passed April 15, 1853."

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act for the regulation and government of the Central Park, in the city of New York, passed April 17, 1857,' and further to provide for the maintenance and government of said park."

"An act vesting the control of the piers, booms, and dams, on Salmon river, in the commissioners for improving said river."

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to provide for the

appointment of Commissioners of Deeds in the village of Saratoga Springs,' passed April 7, 1858."

"An act to authorize the trustees of the village of Olean to lay out, open, alter, widen, repair and improve the highway in said village." "An act to amend the act entitled 'An act to prevent the issue of false receipts, and to punish fraudulent transfers of property by warehousemen, wharfingers and others,' passed April 17, 1858."

"An act to confirm the title to certain real estate to the Hudson Iron company, and to increase the number of trustees of said company."

"An act to authorize the commissioners of highways of the town. of Southport, in the county of Chemung, to lay out a highway on the line between said town and the State of Pennsylvania."

"An act to amend the charter of the village of Lansingburgh, and the several acts amending the same."

"An act to change the name of Hoziel Morey to Hoziel Sample." 66 'An act to release to Jane Williamson the interest of this State in certain real estate situate in Shawangunk, Ulster county."

"An act to amend chapter 291 of the Laws of 1858, entitled 'An act to provide for the removal of obstructions from Harlem river, and for a free bridge over the same.""

"An act authorizing Notaries Public of the State of New York to perform the duties now performed by Commissioners of Deeds.” "An act to erect a new town from parts of Denning and Shandaken, in Ulster county."

"An act to provide for the payment of excise moneys and penalties collected in the town of Newburgh, in the county of Orange, to the commissioners of the almshouse of said town."

"An act to alter the map or plan of the city New York."

"An act to amend the act entitled 'An act for the protection and civilization of the St. Regis Indians,' passed April 19, 1858." "An act to amend an act to enforce the responsibility of stockholders in certain banking associations, passed April 5, 1859.” "An act to establish an Insurance Department."

"An act to continue and amend the several acts incorporating the orphan asylum society in the city of New York."

"An act to authorize the rebuilding and maintenance of a bridge over the old feeder of the Champlain canal, in the village of Fort Edward."

"An act for the relief of Josiah Blackwell."

"An act authorizing the board of supervisors of the county of Jefferson to levy a tax on the town of Watertown, to purchase a site for a new court house in said village."

"An act constituting the town of Sherburne, in the county of Chenango, a single election district."

"An act to authorize the American Express company to dispose of certain real estate."

"An act to amend the fifth section of an act entitled "An act in relation to laying out private roads and discontinuing public highways,' passed April 12, 1853."

"An act granting the peace makers on the Cattaraugus and Allegany reservations exclusive jurisdiction over actions for divorces among the Indians on said reservations, and to hear and determine actions between Indians involving the title to real estate on said reservations."

"An act to change the name of the Williamsburgh and Cypress Hill plankroad company."

"An act to provide for the performance of certain duties imposed upon a canal commissioner in cases where he may be disqualified from acting."

"An act to legalize the election, classification, and official acts of the trustees of the Lima Baptist Church and Society."

"An act to incorporate St. Joseph's Asylum in the city of New York."

"An act requiring thirty-six jurors to be drawn for Circuit Courts in the county of Franklin."

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"An act for ascertaining by proper proofs the citizens who shall be entitled to the right of suffrage, and to prevent fraudulent voting."

"An act for the relief of the New York State Inebriate Asylum, and for other purposes."

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"An act to provide for the erection of a tomb and monument for the American prisoners who died on board of the prison ships in the Wallabout bay."

E. D. MORGAN.

On motion of Mr. Mather, the Senate again resolved itself into a committee of the whole. and proceeded to the consideration of the Assembly bill entitled as follows:

"An act making appropriations for certain expenses of government for the year 1859."

And after some time spent therein, Mr. Laflin, from said committee, reported progress on said bill, and asked and obtained leave to sit again.

Mr. Sloan moved that the Senate now take a recess until half-past three o'clock.

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

HALF-PAST THREE O'CLOCK.

The Senate again met.

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 certain expenses of government for the year 1859."

And after some time spent therein, Mr. Laflin, from said com

mittee, reported in favor of the passage of said bill, with amend

ments.

Mr. Truman renewed the amendment made in committee of the whole, to strike out in the item to commissioners of pilots, "$19,735," and insert "$10,150."

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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By unanimous consent, Mr. Lamont had leave to offer the following, as an additional item to the bill:

Insert after line 202, "The sum of $10,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary to secure six feet depth of water in the present line of canal across the Cayuga marshes, without delay, payable from any funds applicable to the enlargement of the Erie canal."

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

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Mr. Diven moved to reconsider the vote just taken.

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

By unanimous consent, Mr. Brandreth had leave to offer the following, as an additional item to the bill:

"To the Croton Aqueduct department, the sum of $7,000, for water supplied to the State prison at Sing Sing, or so much thereof as a majority of the Inspectors, approved by the Governor and Comptroller, may determine to be just and proper to settle the claim." The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion, and it was decided in the negative, as follows:

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