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UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO

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266892 MARCH 1930

JOURNAL OF THE SENATE.

STATE OF NEW-YORK:

SENATE CHAMBER IN THE CITY OF ALBANY,

TUESDAY, JANUARY 5, 1858.

Pursuant to the sixth section of the tenth article of the Consti-
tution of the State of New York, designating the first Tuesday of
January in each year for the time of meeting of the Legislature,
the Hon. Henry R. Selden, Lieutenant Governor, and the follow-
ing Senators, from the several districts of the State, appeared in
the Senate, to wit:
District Number One,...

Joshua B. Smith.
District Number Two,..

Samuel Sloan.
District Number Three,

Francis B. Spinola.
District Number Four,

John C. Mather.
District Number Five,

Smith Ely, Jr.
District Number Sir,

Richard Schell.
District Number Seven,

John Dougherty.
District Number Eight,

Benjamin Brandreth.
District Number Nine,..

Osmer B. Wheeler.
District Number Ten,

George W. Pratt.
District Number Eleven,

William G. Mandeville.
District Number Twelve,

John D. Willard.
District Number Thirteen,

George Y. Johnson.
District Number Fourteen,

Edward I. Burhans.
District Number Fifteen,

George G. Scott.
District Number Sixteen, -

Ralph A. Loveland.
District Number Seventeen,

William A. Wheeler.
District Number Eighteen,

Joseph A. Willard.
District Number Nineteen,

Alrick Hubbell.
District Number Twenty,

Addison H. Laflin.
District Number Twenty-one,

Cheney Ames.
District Number Twenty-two,

James Noxon.
District Number Twenty-three,

John J. Foote.

District Number Twenty-four,

Lyman Truman. District Number Twenty-five,

Alexander B. Williams. District Number Twenty-six,

Truman Boardman. District Number Twenty-seven,

Alexander S. Diven. District Number Twenty-eight,

John E. Paterson. District Number Twenty-nine.

Horatio J. Stow. District Number Thirty,-

John B. Halsted. District Number Thirty-one,

James Wadsworth. District Number Thirty-tuo,

John P. Darling. The Senators present having taken and subscribed the constitutional oath of office, the President declared the Senate organized and ready to proceed to business.

Mr. Paterson offered the following resolution, viz:

Resolved, That Samuel P. Allen, be and he is hereby appointed Clerk of the Senate.

Mr. Smith moved to strike out all after the word "Resolved," and insert "That the Senate now proceed to the election of a Clerk by ballot."

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said amendment, and the vote was as follows:

Brandreth
Burhans
Dougherty
Ely

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Johnson
Pratt

Sloan
Mandeville Schell

Smith
Mather
Scott

Spinola

Wadsworth
0. B. Wheeler
J. D. Willard

16

FOR THE NEGATIVE.
Ames
Foote
Laflin

Paterson W. A. Wheeler Boardman Halsted Loveland Stow

J. A. Willard Darling Hubbell Noxon

Truman

Williams Diven

16 The Senate being equally divided the President decided the question in the negative.

Mr. Mather moved to amend the resolution by striking out the name of "Samuel P. Allen” and inserting the name of “N. P. Rossiter."

Mr. Johnson moved to amend the amendment by striking out the name of "N. P. Rossiter” and inserting the name of "C. L. Skeels."

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to the said amendment of Mr. Johnson, and it was decided in the negative.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to the amendment of Mr. Mather, and it was decided in the negative, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Brandreth

Pratt
Sloan

Wadsworth
Burhans Mandeville Schell

Smith

J. D. Willard Dougherty Mather

Scott
Spinola

14

Ely

FOR THE NEGATIVE.
Ames
Foote
Laffin
Stow

T. A. Wheeler
Boardman Halsted Loveland Traman J. A. Willard
Darling Habbell Xoxon O. B. Wheeler Williams
Diven
Johnson Paterson

18 The President then put the question whether the Senate would agree to the resolution offered by Mr. Paterson, and it was decided in the affirmative, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATITE.
Ames
Foote
Laflin

Paterson W.A. Wheeler Boardınan Halsted Loreland Stow

J. A. Willard Darling Hubbell Noxon Truman Williams Diven

16 FOR THE NEGATIVE. Brandreth Ely

Pratt
Sloan

Wadsırorth
Barhans Mandeville Schell

Smith

J. D. Willard Dougherty Mather Scott

Spinola
Mr. Williams offered the following resolution, viz:

Resolved, That Henry W. Dwight, be and is hereby appointed Sergeant-at-arms of the Senate.

Mr. Spinola moved to amend by striking out the name of "Henry W. Dwight" and inserting the name of "Wm. H. Van Voorhies."

Mr. Johnson moved to amend the amendment by striking out the name of "Wm. H. Van Voorhies” and inserting the name of "Joseph Canning."

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to the said amendment of Mr. Johnson, and it was decided in the negative.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to the said amendment of Mr. Spinola, and it was decided in the negative, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Brandreth Ely

Pratt
Sloan

Wadsworth
Burhans Mandeville Schell

Smith

J. D. Willard Dougherty Mather

Scott
Spinola

14
FOR THE NEGATIVE.
Ames
Foote
Laflin
Stow

W. A. Wheeler Boardman Halsted Loveland Truman

J. A. Willard Darling Hubbell Noxon

0. B. Wheeler Williams Diven Johnson Paterson

18 The President then put the question whether the senate would agree to the resolution offered by Mr. Williams, and it was decided in the affirmative.

Mr. W. A. Wheeler offered the following resolution, viz:

Resolved, That Simeon Dillingham, be and he is hereby appointed Assistant Sergeant-at-arms of the Senate.

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

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FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Loveland Stow

W. A. Wheeler
Noxon
Truman

J. A. Willard
Paterson 0. B. Wheeler Williams

17

FOR THE NEGATIVE.
Brandreth Ely

Pratt
Sloan

Wadsworth
Burhans Mandeville Schell

Smith

J. D. Willard Dougherty Mather

Scott
Spinola

14 Mr. Hubbell offered the following resolution, viz:

Resolved, That Richard U. Owens, be and he is hereby appointed Door-keeper of the Senate.

Mr. Mather moved to amend the resolution by striking out the name of "Richard U. Owens" and inserting the name of "James Nesbitt."

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

Brandreth
Burhans
Dougherty

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Ely
Pratt

Sloan
Mandeville Schell

Smith
Mather
Scott

Spinola

Wadsworth
J. D. Willard

14

FOR THE NEGATIVE.
Ames
Foote
Loveland Stow

W. A. Wheeler Boardman Halsted

Noxon
Truman

J. A. Willard
Darling Hubbell Paterson 0. B. Wheeler Williams
Diven
Laflin

17 Mr. Johnson moved to amend the resolution by striking out the name of "Richard U. Owens” and inserting the name of “Samuel A. Loomis."

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

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

Mr. Noxon offered the following resolution, viz:

Resolved, That Henry W. Shipman, be and he is hereby appointed First Assistant Door-keeper to the Senate.

Mr. J. D. Willard moved to amend the resolution by striking out the name of "Henry W. Shipman” and inserting the name of "Prentiss L. Jones.”

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

Brandreth
Burhans
Dougherty

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Ely
Pratt

Sloan
Mandeville Schell

Smith
Mather
Scott

Spinola

Wadsworth
J. D. Willard

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