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Company," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Lent asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Union of German Veterans of the city of New York,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on militia and public defence.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. C. G. Cornell asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to authorize the Commissioners of the Central Park or Avenue, in the county of Westchester, to change the route of said avenue," 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. White asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend chapter 585 of the Laws of 1865, so as to change the mode of electing the trustees of the Cornell University, and so as to extend the time for the said University to comply with the requirements of the act aforesaid,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on literature.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. White asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act amendatory of and in addition to the act entitled 'An act relative to the incorporation of colleges and academies,' passed April 12, 1853,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on literature.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Williams asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to consolidate road districts 18 and 19, in the town of Ledyard, in the county of Cayuga, and to provide for the election of a path master in said district,' passed March 14, 1853,” which was read the first time, and ly unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on roads and bridges.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Sutherland asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to prevent animals from running at large upon the public highways in the county of Westchester, so far as the same applies to the town of Scarsdale, in said county,” 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.

By unanimous consent, Mr. T. Murphy asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Merchants' and Manufacturers' Loan and Trust Company,” 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. La Bau asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to incorporate the Edgewater Literary Union,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on literature.

By unanimous consent, Mr. La Bau asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to incorporate Ellsworth Hose Company No. 5, of the town of Castleton, in the county of Richmond," 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. La Bau asked and obtained leave to intro

duce a bill entitled "An act to incorporate Cataract Fire Engine Company No. 2, of the town of Castleton, in the county of Richmond," 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. Crowley asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill.entitled "An act to release to Ellen Stewart and Jane Rones, the interest 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 referred to the committee on the judiciary.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Low asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to incorporate the New York Homeopathic Medical College Hospital in the city of New York,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on public health and medical societies and colleges.

By unanimous consent, Mr. H. C. Murphy asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act for the incorporation of societies or clubs for certain social and recreative purposes,' passed April 11, 1865," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

The bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the village of Edgewater,' passed March 22, 1866," 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, and three-fifths of said members being present, as follows:

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FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Andrews Crowley

La Bau
Nicks

Stanford
Bennett
Gibson
Lent

O'Donnell Sutherland
Campbell Godard

Low
Parsons

White
C. G. Cornell Humphrey H. C. Murphy Sessions Williams
E. Cornell Kline

FOR THE NEGATIVE.
Folger

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

Mr. La Bau moved to take from the table the bill entitled "An act to authorize the construction of a railroad from Hunter's Point to Flushing, Queens county.

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

Said bill was then 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 negative, a majority of all the members elected to the Senate not voting in favor thereof, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE. Campbell Humphrey La Bau

Sutherland Williams 5

FOR THE NEGATIVE.
Andrews E. Cornell Gibson

H. C. Murphy Sessions
Barnett
Crowley
Kline

T. Murphy Stanford

Bennett
Folger
Lent
Platt

White
C. G. Cornell

16 Mr. La Bau moved to reconsider the vote just taken, and that that motion be laid upon the table.

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

The bill entitled “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," 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, and three-fifths of said members being present, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Andrews Collins

Godard
Lent

Sutherland
Barnett

E. Cornell Humphrey H. C. Murphy White
Bennett
Crowley
Kline
Parsons

Wilbor
Campbell Folger

La Bau

Stanford Williams 20

FOR THE NEGATIVE.

Low

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

The President having announced the special order, being the bill entitled as follows:

"An act to establish a Metropolitan Board of Public Works, and to declare the powers and duties thereof."

Mr. Low moved that the same be postponed until Tuesday next, after the third reading of bills.

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.

Mr. Gibson offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That the Comptroller of the city and county of New York, forthwith after service hereof on him, report to the Senate why the resolution of the Senate passed on the 25th day of January last, requesting certain information from him has not been complied with; and that he is hereby required to comply with said resolution immediately; and that the Sergeant-at-Arms of the Senate cause personal service of this order to be made on said Comptroller forth with.

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

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 Mr. Humphrey, from said committee, reported progress on said bill, and asked and obtained leave to sit again.

Mr. Low moved that said bill be made the special order tomorrow, after the third reading of bills.

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.

On motion of Mr. E. Cornell, the Senate adjourned.

SATURDAY, MARCH 2, 1867.

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

Mr. H. C. Murphy presented a petition of the Long Island Historical Society, for a law relative to annual elections, and to enable said society to hold additional real and personal property; which was read and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. E. Cornell presented a petition of citizens of Colesville, Broome county, for State aid to complete the Albany and Susquehanna Railroad; which was read and referred to the committee on finance.

Mr. Stanford presented a petition of citizens of Schenectady, upon the same subject; which was read and referred to the committee on finance.

Mr. Pierson presented a petition of A. A. Brown and other real estate brokers, and firms of the city of New York, for repeal of bill fixing rate of commissions on loans at one per cent. where no special contract is made; which was read and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Albany Iron Manufacturing Company," 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 amend the act entitled 'An act for the incorporation of societies or clubs for certain social and recreative purposes,” 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 petition of the Long Island Historical Society, for an act enabling them to hold additional real and personal property; reported by bill entitled "An act in relation to the annual elections of the Long Island Historical Society, and to enable said society to hold additional real and personal property," 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. Humphrey, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to consolidate road districts 18 and 19, in the town of Ledyard, in the county of Cayuga, and to provide for the election of a path master in said district,' passed March 14, 1843," reported in favor of the passage of the same, 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 for the further protection of female employees in the city 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. Pierson, from the committee on commerce and navigation, to which was referred the petition of the Commissioners of the Gowanus Canal Improvement; reported by bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to improve Gowanus canal, in the city of Brooklyn,' passed April 19, 1866," which was read the first time, and by unanimous (SENATE JOURNAL.]

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consent was also read the second time, and committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Pierson, from the committee on municipal affairs; to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to alter the commissioners' map of the late town of Bushwick, in the city of Brooklyn,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Pierson, from the special committee, to which was recommitted the bill entitled "An act to create a Metropolitan Harbor District and a board of wharves and piers therein,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Kline, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to authorize the Commissioners of the Central road or avenue, in the county of Westchester, to change the route of said avenue,” reported in favor of the passage of the same.

Mr. Humphrey moved that said bill be recommitted to the committee on roads and bridges.

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

The Assembly sent for concurrence the bills entitled as follows:

"An act to provide for the construction of a culvert under the Erie canal, in the village of Canastota," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on canals.

"An act to extend the powers of the commissioners appointed by an act entitled 'An act to authorize the town of Yonkers to improve Riverdale avenue from Yonkers to Kingsbridge,' passed April 6th, 1865," 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.

"An act to aid in the construction of the Albany and Susquehanna Railroad,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on finance.

"An act to legalize the official acts of William Lengfeld, as justice of the peace of the town of Chazy, Clinton county, New York,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

“An act to amend the charter of the Blind Mechanics' Association," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on charitable and religious societies.

“An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to authorize the raising and repairing of a public highway in the town of Flushing, in the county of Queens, passed April 4, 1865," 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.

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act in relation to the Bank Department,' passed April 11, 1859," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on banks.

"An act to authorize the formation of corporations to secure parsonages and other property for the use of presiding elders of the Methodist Episcopal Church,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on charitable and religions societies.

"An act to authorize the supervisor, town clerk, and assessors of the

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