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the first named bill, with amendments, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Godard, from the same committee, reported in favor of the passage af the second named bill, with amendments, which report was agreed to ond said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Godard, from the same committee, reported in favor of the passage of the third named bill, without amendment, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Godard, from the same committee, reported that they have made some amendments to the last named bill, and amended the title by adding thereto the words, “ for the year 1867," and as amended, recommend its passage, which report was agreed to.

On motion of Mr. Williams and by unanimous consent, the rule was suspended and said bill 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.
Barnett
Folger
La Bau
Nicks

Sutherland
'Collins
Godard
Lent

O'Donnell White
C. G. Cornell Humphrey H. C. Murphy Sessions Wilbor
E. Cornell Kline

T. Murphy Stanford Williams Crowley

21 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, with amendments.

By unanimous consent, Mr. O'Donnell, from the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties. to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to authorize the town of Osceola to raise money to build a town house," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

By unanimous consent, Mr. O'Donnell, from the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to authorize the towns of Oneida and Orange counties to provide medical aid for their poor,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

By unanimous, consent Mr. O'Donnell, from the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act authorizing the town of Cortland in the county of Westchester, to borrow 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.

On motion of Mr. Crowley, the Senate adjourned.

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MONDAY, JANUARY 28, 1867—7o'clock, P. M.
The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.
Prayer by Rev. Mr. Alden.
The journal of Friday was read and approved.

Mr. Low presented two petitions from citizens of Sullivan county, to facilitate the construction of the New York and Oswego Midland railroad; which were read and referred to the committee of the whole.

Mr. O'Donnell presented a petition of inhabitants of Croghan, for a bridge over Black River canal; which was read and referred to the committtee on canals.

Mr. E. Cornell presented a petition of the President and Secretary of the New York State Agricultural Society, praying for the continuance of the rinderpest act, for one year; which was read and referred to the committee on agriculture.

Mr. O'Donnell presented a petition of citizens of Lewis county, for increase of salary of school commissioners; which was read and referred to the committee on literature.

Mr. Platt presented two petitions of citizens of Crown Point and Plattsburgh, for State aid to the Plattsburgh and Whitehall railroad; which were read and referred to the committee on finance.

Mr. O'Donnell, from the committee on Internal affairs of towns and counties, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to provide for the payment of boards of health in Wayne county,” 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, to which was referred the resolution to print the report of the Inspectors of State Prisons, reported in favor of the adoption of the following resolution:

Resolved, that there be printed of the annual report of the Inspectors of State Prisons, 300 copies for the use of the Inspectors, and 500 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.

The Assembly returned the following entitled bill, with a message that they had concurred in the amendments of the Senate thereto:

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate Vassar Fe-
male college,' passed January 28, 1861."

Ordered, that the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly.
The Assembly sent for concurrence the bills entitled as follows:

"An act to authorize the town of Johnstown, in the county of Fulton, to issue town bonds, and loan the same to the Fonda, Johnstown and Gloversville Railroad Company, and to regulate the charges for carrying passengers upon said road,” which was read the first time, and by unaniTuous consent was also read the second time.

Mr. Kline moved that said bill be committed 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.

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"An act to enable the board of education of Union Free School dis. trict number one of the town of Tonawanda, Erie county, to borrow money to build a school house, and to issue the bonds of the district therefor," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on literature.

Mr. La Bau gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to incorporate The Board of Domestic Missions of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church.

Mr. Platt gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to facilitate the construction of the Whitehall and Plattsburgh railroad.

Mr. O'Donnell gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to amend title 9, part 1, chapter 20 Revised Statutes. "Of excise and the regulation of taverns and groceries."

Mr. O'Donnell gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leaye to introduce a bill to prohibit the employment by railroad companies of conductor, engineer, brakeman or switchmen, of persons using intoxicating liquors as a beverage.

Mr. Low gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to amend part 2, chapter 8, title i, article 2, section 22 Revised Statutes in relation to divorces.

Mr. Folger gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to amend chapter 463 of the Laws of 1866, being an act to release certain escheated lands.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Nicks asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to authorize the rebuilding and maintenance of a bridge over the Chemung canal in the city of Elmira," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on canals.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Nicks asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to construct a harbor and breakwater at the junction of the Chemung canal with the Seneca lake," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on canals.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Kline asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to authorize the construction of an iron bridge over the Champlain canal on Broad street, in the village of Waterford, in the county of Saratoga,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on canals.

By unanimous consent, Mr. O'Donnell asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to amend title 9, part 1, chapter 20 Revised Statutes, entitled 'Of excise and the regulation of taverns and groceries,'” 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.

By unanimous consent, Mr. O'Donnell asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to prohibit the employment of conductors, engineers, brakemen or switchmen by railroad companies, who shall make use of intoxicating liquors as a beverage," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on railroads.

By unanimous consent, Mr. H. C. Murphy asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act releasing the interest of the State of New York in certain lands to Cordelia N. Campbell and Mary W. Noxon,"

which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

By unanimous consent, Mr. H. C. Murphy asked and obtained leave leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend the act entitled 'An act to authorize William Beard and others, to erect, construct, build and maintain sea walls and breakwater piers, docks, wharves, bulkheads, piers and warehouses, and a basin for commercial uses, in front of their lands in the 12th ward of the city of Brooklyn,' passed April 30, 1866," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on commerce and navigation.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Low asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act authorizing the Middletown, Unionville and Water Gap Railroad Company, to use fifty pound iron rail," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on railroads.

The Senate then resolved itself into a committee of the whole, and proceeded to the consideration of general orders, being the bills entitled as follows:

Assembly, "An act to authorize the town of Johnstown, in the county of Fulton, to issue town bonds, and loan the same to the Fonda, Johostown and Gloversville Railroad Company, and to regulate the rate of charges for carrying passengers upon said road."

"An act to legalize and confirm the official acts of James Taylor, of the town of Luzerne, Warren county, as commissioner of highways."

“An act to provide for draining certain swamp lands situated in the towns of Waterloo, Junius, Seneca Falls and Tyre, in the county of Seneca."

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Low, from said committee, reported in favor of the passage of the first named bill, with amendments, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Low, from the same committee, reported in favor of the passage of the second named bill, without amendment, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Low, from the same committee, reported progress on the last named bill, and asked and obtained leave to sit again.

The Senate again resolved itself into a committee of the whole, and proceeded to the consideration of general orders, being the bills entitled as follows:

Assembly, "An act to authorize the village of Peekskill to borrow money and to levy taxes for the payment of the same.'

"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."

"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."

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. O'Donnell, from said committee, reported in favor of the passage of the first named bill, without amendment, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. O'Donnell, from the same committee, reported in favor of the passage of the two last named bills, without amendment, which report was agreed to and said bills ordered engrossed for a third reading.

The Senate again resolved itself into a committee of the whole, and proceeded to the consideration of general orders, being the bills entitled as follows:

"An act to authorize the board of supervisors of the county of Orange, to correct illegal assessments for town, county and State taxes.”

"An act to enable the trustees of the First Street Presbyterian Church to donate and convey their property to the New York City Mission Tract Society.”

"An act to amend chapter 690 of the Laws of 1866, entitled 'An act to provide for the publication of legal notices in the county of Hamilton,' passed April 19, 1866."

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Platt, from said committee, reported progress on the first named bill, and asked and obtained leave to sit again.

Mr. Platt, from the same committee, reported in favor of the passage of the two last named bills, without amendment, which report was agreed to and said bills ordered engrossed for a third reading

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

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

same."

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Campbell, from said committee, reported in favor of the passage of the same, without amendment, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

On motion of Mr. Lent, the Senate adjourned.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 29, 1867.

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

Mr. H. C. Murphy presented the petition of several thousand citizens of the city of Brooklyn, for the passage of a bill to construct a bridge over the East river between the cities of New York and Brooklyn, which was read and referred to the committee on commerce and navigation.

Mr. Pierson presented a petition of citizens of Brooklyn, for the improvement of Bedford avenue in said city, which was read and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

Mr. Platt presented a petition of citizens of Chazy, Clinton county, for State aid to the Whitehall and Plattsburgh railroad, which was read and referred to the committee on finance.

Mr. Labau presented the petition of John A. King and others, for the passage of an act authorizing the erection of a town hall in the town of Jamaica, Queens county, which was read and referred to the committee on the internal affairs of towns and counties.

Mr. Stamford presented a petition of inhabitants of Middletown, Delaware county, for an appropriation from the State to tunnel Pine bill, which was read and referred to the committee on finance.

Mr. Pierson presented a petition of the Chamber of Commerce, in relation to the number of railroads in certain streets of New York city,

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