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The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion, and it was decided in the affirmative, a majority of all the members elected to the Senate voting in favor thereof, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Barnett
Folger
La Bau
Nicks

Stanford
Campbell Gibson

Low

O'Donnell Wilbor Chambers Humphrey H. C. Murphy Sessions Wolcott Crowley Kline

17 On motion of Mr. H. C. Murphy and by unanimous consent, the title of said bill was amended so as to read as follows: "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to alter and amend an act to incorporate the Greenwood Cemetery,' passed April 11, 1839, in relation to the election of trustees."

Said bill, as amended, was read a third time.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to the final passage of said ill, and it was decided in the affirmative, a majority of all the members elected to the Senate voting in favor thereof, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Barnett
Crowley
Kline
Nicks

Stanford
Bennett
Folger
La Bau

O'Donnell Wilbor
Campbell Gibson

Low
Sessions

Wolcott
Chambers Humphrey H. C. Murphy

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

The bill entitled "An act to change the name of Henry Leslie Pell to Leslie Pell Clarke,” 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, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Barnett
Folger
La Bau
Nicks

Stanford
Campbell Gibson

Low

O'Donnell Wilbor
Chambers Humphrey H. C. Murphy Sessions Wolcott
Crowley
Kline

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

Mr. Low moved that 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," be recommitted 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.

Mr. Folger moved that the bill entitled “An act to amend the three hundred and ninety-ninth section of the Code of Procedure," be recommitted 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.

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:

"An act to reduce the expenses of maintaining prisoners supported by the county of Oswego.

"An act to incorporate the New York Underwriters' Guild,"

"An act to release the interest of the State in certain lands acquired through the alienage of John Magennis, to Barnard Murphy.

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After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Campbell, 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 engrossed for a third reading.

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

Mr. Campbell, from the same committee, reported in favor of the passage of the last named bill, 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 bills entitled as follows:

"An act in relation to raising moneys in the town of Homer, in the county of Cortland."

"An act to enable the towns of Rutland and Le Roy, in the county of Jefferson, to raise money for building a bridge."

"An act to incorporate Gooderson Fire Engine Company No. 2, in the village of Winfield, in the county of Queens."

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

A message was received and read, from His Excellency the Governor, in the words following:

State of New , }

ALBANY, February 4, 1867.
To the Legislature:

Deeply impressed with a sense of the public loss, I announce to the Legislature the death of Washington Hunt, ex-Governor of New York. Honored by his fellow-citizens with election to distinguished offices, prominently identified with the administration of the Government of the State, this amictive event is the occasion of common gritf. Commanding alike in public position and private life the respect and confidence of a people familiar with his services and character, I recommend that fitting expression be given to these sentiments of consideration and regard.

R. E. FENTON. Mr. Crowley offered the following resolutions: Resolved, that the Senate has heard with feelings of sadness of the death of the Hon. Washington Hunt, formerly Governor of this state, as well as a worthy incumbent of many offices of honor and trust in the State and Nation. Resolved, that the condolence of the Senate be officially tendered to the family of the deceased, and that as a proper mark of respect for the hemory of the departed, this Senate do now adjourn.

Resolved, That the Clerk be directed to send a copy of these resolutions to the family of the departed.

After remarks by Senators Crowley and H. C. Murphy, The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to the adoption of said resolutions, and it was decided in the affirmative.

Whereupon the Senate adjourned.

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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 1867.

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment. No clergyman present. The journal of yesterday was read and approved. Mr. Wilbor presented two remonstrances against legalizing the acts of boards of supervisors of Dutchess county, to locate Hudson River Asylum, and taxing for the same, which were read and referred to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Sessions presented a petition of citizens of Olean, asking for an amendment of their village charter, which was read and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

Mr. Williams presented a petition of citizens of Wayne county, for an increase of the salary of school commissioners, which was read and referred to the committee on literature.

Mr. Nicks presented seven petitions for breakwater and harbor at Watkins, which were read and referred to the committee on canals.

Mr. Crowley presented a petition of P. G. Wadhams and 105 other citizens of Niagara county, asking for increased facilities upon the canals, railroads and rivers of the State, which was read and referred to the committee on canals.

Mr. Williams presented a petition of Mrs. T. M. Pomeroy and 42 ladies of Auburn, N. Y., for the building or a female house of refuge for girls on the State lands in the city of Rochester," which was read and referred to the committee on finance.

Mr. Gibson presented a petition of citizens of Washington county, stockholders of the Union village and Johnsonville railroad, for leave to lay down a rail thereon less than 56 pounds in weight to the yard, which was read and referred to the committee on railroads.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to authorize Edward Cunard to take, hold and convey real estate," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, 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 for an act to prevent fishing with net or seine in Hoag's pond, reported by bill entitled "An act to amend an act for the preservation of fish in certain waters in Rensselaer county, passed May 1, 1865," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and committed 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 an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Eclectic Association in the city of New York,' passed March 13, 1861,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Andrews, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the city of Elmira,' passed April 7, 1864," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, 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 to enable Freeman A. Baker to convey certain

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real estate, and for other purposes," reported that they had made some amendments thereto, and amended the title so as read as follows: "An act to authorize the sale of the real estate of Emma Jane Baker, an infant,” and as amended recommend its passage; 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 to amend section 15 of title 6 of chapter 1 of part 4 of the Revised Statutes," reported that they had made some amendments thereto, and amended the title so as to read as follows: "An act to amend section 15 of title 6 of chapter 1 of part 4 of the Revised Statutes, and to authorize arrests in certain cases, and to punish certain purchases from minors,” and as amended recommend its passage; said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. O'Donnell, from the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties, to which was re red be Assembly bill entitled "An act to authorize the county of Dutchess to borrow money to pay for lands to be given to the people of New York by said county and the city of Poughkeepsie, as a site for the Hudson River Asylum for the insane," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Felger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to increase the powers of the legislative committees," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, 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 regard to slaughtering animals," reported adversely thereto, which report was agreed to and said bill rejected.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act for the more effectual prevention of cruelty to animals,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, 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 to incorporate the Father Matthew Total Abstinence Society No. 1, of Brooklyn,' reported that they have made some amendments thereto, and amended the title so as to read as follows: 'An act to relieve the persons composing the Father Matthew Total Abstinence Benefit Society No. 1, of Brooklyn, and the person or persons holding a mortgage against the same," and as amended recommend its passage; said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend chapter 7, title 3, article 5, part three of the Revised Statutes, entitled 'Of depositions taken in this State to be used in courts of other states and countries," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Gibson, from a majority of the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to incorporate the Masonic Hall Association of Watertown,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

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

"An act to reduce the expenses of maintaining prisoners supported by the county of Oswego.

"An act to release the interest of the State in certain lands acquired through the alienage of John Magennis, to Barnard Murphy.

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"An act to incorporate the Lowville Water Works Company.

Mr. Campbell presented the 24th annual report of the managers of the State Lunatic Asylum, for the year 1866, which was laid on the table and ordered printed.

(See Doc. No. 30.) Mr. Campbell offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That there be printed of the annual report of the managers and superintendent of the State Lunatic Asylum ot Utica, 3,000 copies for the use of the managers, one thousand to be printed on fine paper.

Ordered, That said resolution be referred to the committee on public printing

Mr. Lent gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to incorporate the Camp Meeting Association of the M. E. Church in the city of New York.

Mr. Andrews gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to amend an act entitled "An act for the preservation of the fish called Otsego lake bass, passed April 5, 1865."

Mr. Crowley gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to authorize the appraisal and payment of damages by the State to John Chadwick.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Pierson asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to create a department of charities and corrections in the county of Kings,” 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. T. Murphy asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to incorporate the New York Yacht and Jockey Club,” 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 to authorize the purchase of the stereotype plates and maps of the Harbor Commissioners' reports of 1856 and 1857," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on finance.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Kline asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to provide for removing fences along plank roads during winter,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on roads and bridges.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Kline asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act in relation to the compensation of executors, administrators, guardians, assigns and others trustees,” 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. Godard asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act in relation to the compensation of assessors in the town of Oswegatchie, county of St. Lawrence, which 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.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Folger asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act fix. ing the fees of justices of the peace and constables, in civil and criminal cases, and the fees of jurors and witnesses in justices' courts and for other

purposes, !" which was read the first time, and by unanimous con

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