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tive to survey of Hudson River Improvement; which was laid on the table and ordered printed.

(See Doc. No. 37.) Mr. H. C. Murphy presented a petition of De Witt C. Daniels, E. C. Litchfield, Felix J. Duffy, John L. Spader, and fifty other owners of land on or near Third avenue, Brooklyn, to improve said avenue; which was read and referred to the committee on municipal affairs. · Mr. Pierson presented a remonstrance of Stephen Decatur and others, against enlarging Canal District in the port of New York; which was read and referred to the committee on commerce and navigation.

Mr. Andrews presented a petition of citizens of Springfield Centre in the county of Otsego, for a separate road district; which was read and referred to the committee on roads and bridges.

Messrs. White and Williams presented petitions for the building of a Female House of Refuge at Rochester; which was read and referred to the committee on finance.

Mr. Nicks presented a petition of Nicholas Mundy, for repairs of State ditch; which was read and referred to the committee on canals.

Also, a petition of Stepben Bowen, for the State to maintain a bridge over the Chemung canal; which was read and referred to the committee on canals.

Mr. Folger presented a petition of Elias A. Bronson, of the town of Seneca, Ontario county, for damages; which was read and referred to the committee on claims.

Mr. Nicks presented twelve petitions of Charles E. Lockwood and others, in favor of granting the Metropolitan Transit Company the right to construct their proposed railways; which were read and referred to the committee on railroads.

Mr. Sessions presented a petition of citizens of Westfield, Chautauqua county, for an amendment of charter; which was read and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

Mr. Campbell presented a remonstrance of citizens of the village of Rome, against the amendment of the charter of said village; which was read and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

Mr. La Bau presented a petition of ship owners and others, in the city of New York, for an amendment of the law establishing the Board of Commissioners of Pilots for the port of New York; which was read and referred to the committee on commerce and navigation.

Mr. Wolcott presented a petition of Francis Germain, to refund certain moneys; which was read and referred to the committee on finance.

Mr. Bennett presented two petitions of citizens of Buffalo, asking for a law preventing cruelty to animals; which were read and referred to the commoittee of the whole.

Mr. C. G. Cornell presented a petition of the Orphan's Home and Asylum of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the city of New York, for aid; wbich was read and referred to the committee on finance.

Mr. Platt presented a petition of William Lengfield, praying that his acts as justice of the peace may be confirmed; which was read and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Also, a petition of citizens of Plattsburgh, Clinton county, for enlargement of Champlain canal; which was read and referred to the committee on canals.

The President presented a memorial from the French Canadians of the United States, in opposition to the scheme for the Confederation of the British Provinces of North America; which was read and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. Lent, 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.

On motion of Mr. C. G. Cornell, the Senate adjourned,

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 1867.
The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.
Prayer by Rev. Mr. Ludlow.
The journal of yesterday was read and approved.

The President announced as the select committee, on the part of the Senate, to investigate the management of the New York State Inebriate Asylum, Messrs. E. Cornell, O'Donnell and Chambers.

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

An act to provide for a convention to revise and amend the Constitution.''

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and announced the executive session.

Mr. H. C. Murphy moved that the executive session be postponed until 2 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 Senate again resolved itself into a committee of the whole, and resumed the consideration of the special order, pending at the time of going into executive session, being the bill entitled as follows:

"An act to provide for a convention to revise and amend the Constitution."

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

Mr. Gibson moved that said bill be made the special order for to-morrow, under "special orders."

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.

The President presented the report of the Commissioners of the Canal Fund, in answer to the resolution of the Senate of the 15th instant, relative to enlarging locks; which was laid on the table and ordered printed,

(See Doc. No. 40.) Mr. Folger offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That 1,500 copies of said report be printed; 1,000 for the Senate, and 500 for the Comptroller.

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

The President presented a communication from the Metropolitan Board of Health, relative to Quarantine; which was read and referred to the committee on commerce and navigation.

Also, a communication from the State Engineer and Surveyor, in reply to a resolution of the Senate, requesting report of Samuel McElroy rela

tive to survey of Hudson River Improvement; which was laid on the table and ordered printed.

(See Doc. No. 37.) Mr. H. C. Murphy presented a petition of De Witt C. Daniels, E. C. Litchfield, Felix J. Duffy, John L. Spader, and fifty other owners of land on or near Third avenue, Brooklyn, to improve said avenue;, which was read and referred to the committee on municipal affairs. · Mr. Pierson presented a remonstrance of Stephen Decatur and others, against enlarging Canal District in the port of New York; which was read and referred to the committee on commerce and navigation.

Mr. Andrews presented a petition of citizens of Springfield Centre in the county of Otsego, for a separate road district; which was read and referred to the committee on roads and bridges.

Messrs. White and Williams presented petitions for the building of a Female House of Refuge at Rochester; which was read and referred to the committee on finance.

Mr. Nicks presented a petition of Nicholas Mundy, for repairs of State ditch; which was read and referred to the committee on canals.

Also, a petition of Stephen Bowen, for the State to maintain a bridge over the Chemung canal; which was read and referred to the committee on canals.

Mr. Folger presented a petition of Elias A. Bronson, of the town of Seneca, Ontario county, for damages; which was read and referred to the committee on claims.

Mr. Nicks presented twelve petitions of Charles E. Lockwood and others, in favor of granting the Metropolitan Transit Company the right to construct their proposed railways; which were read and referred to the committee on railroads.

Mr. Sessions presented a petition of citizens of Westfield, Chautauqua county, for an amendment of charter; which was read and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

Mr. Campbell presented a remonstrance of citizens of the village of Rome, against the amendment of the charter of said village; which was read and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

Mr. La Bau presented a petition of ship owners and others, in the city of New York, for an amendment of the law establishing the Board of Commissioners of Pilots for the port of New York; which was read and referred to the committee on commerce and navigation.

Mr. Wolcott presented a petition of Francis Germain, to refund certain moneys; which was read and referred to the committee on finance.

Mr. Bennett presented two petitions of citizens of Buffalo, asking for a law preventing cruelty to animals; which were read and referred to the compittee of the whole.

Mr. C. G. Cornell presented a petition of the Orphan's Home and Asylum of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the city of New York, for aid; wbich was read and referred to the committee on finance.

Mr. Platt presented a petition of William Lengfield, praying that his acts as justice of the peace may be confirmed; which was read and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Also, a petition of citizens of Plattsburgh, Clinton county, for enlargement of Champlain canal; which was read and referred to the committee on canals.

The President presented a memorial from the French Canadians of the United States, in opposition to the scheme for the Confederation of the British Provinces of North America; which was read and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

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Mr. E. Cornell, from the committee on banks, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Mechanics' Savings Bank of Rochester," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. E. Cornell, from the committee on banks, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Orleans Savings Bank of Albion, in the county of Orleans," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. White, from the committee on literature, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to consolidate school districts Nos. 1, 2 and 5, of the town of Plattsburgh into a Free Union Single District, and to vest the soil thereof and of the academy therein in a board of education," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. H. C. Murphy, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to incorporate the German Tailor Benevolent Association of Brooklyn, eastern district," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

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

"An act to provide for removing fences along certain plank-roads during winter."

"An act to amend the charter of the village of Johnstown and the several acts amendatory thereof, and to extend the boundary of said village."

“An act to amend an act entitled 'An act in relation to the New York Protestant Episcopal Public School,' passed April 16, 1859."

“An act in relation to the common schools in the city of Lockport.”

"An act to authorize the rebuilding and maintenance of a bridge over the Chemung canal, in the town of Elmira, and to abandon bridge No. 8.

“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."

"An act to authorize the construction of a railroad in Christopher street and other streets and avenues in the city of New York."

"An act to provide for the existing deficiency in moneys applicable to the support of common schools in the city of Brooklyn."

“An act to incorporate the Astoria and Hunter's Point Railroad Company."

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to amend chapter 176 of the Laws of 1851, entitled 'An act to amend the law for the assessment and collection of taxes," reported that they have made some amendments thereto, and amended the title so as to read "An act in relation to the review by assessors of their assessment rolls,” and as amended, recommend its passage; said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Gibson moved that the committee on claims be discharged from the further consideration of the petition of Charles H. Adams for canal damages, and that it be referred to the committee on canals.

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

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the petition of Frederick Knoble for relief from escheat, reported by bill

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entitled “An act to release to Frederick Knoble the title of the people of the State of New York in and to certain real estate," 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 the Revised Statutes in relation to criminal cases before arrest, and to authorize taking bail pending a criminal examination,” reported that they have made some amendments thereto, and amended the title so as to read as follows: "An act to authorize taking bail pending criminal examination,” 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 petition of Bridget Carroll for relief from escheat, reported by bill entitled "An act to release the right, title and interest of the people of the State of New York, of, in and to certain real estate, to Bridget Carroll,” 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 Assembly bill entitled “An act to incorporate the German Mission House Association of the port of New York,” 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 Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend chapter 84 of the Laws of 1861, increasing the salary of the district attorney of Chautauqua county," . 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 Assembly bill entitled "An act to release the right, title and interest of the people of the State of New York, of, in and to certain real estate, to Winney Madden," reported that they have made some amendments thereto, and amended the title so as to read "An act to release the right, title and interest of the people of the State of New York, of, in and to certain real estate of which James Madden died possessed, to Winney Madden,” 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 an act entitled 'An act to amend article 2d, title 5th, chapter 6th, part 3d of the Revised Statutes, entitled 'Of executions against property,' passed May 2, 1835,”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 Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Masonic Hall Association of the city of Buffalo,' passed May 1, 1866,” 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 Assembly bill entitled "An act to release to Julia Conners the estate, right, title and interest of the people of the State of New York, of, in and to a certain piece of land situate in the town of Brighton, and county of Monroe,” reported that they have made some amendments thereto, and amended the title so as to read "An act to release to Julia Conners, the estate, right, title and interest of the people of the State of New York (SENATE JOURNAL.)

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