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FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE. Andrews C. G. Cornell La Bau

Pierson

Wilboi
Bennett
Crowley
Lent

Sutherland Williams
Chambers Kline
H. C. Murphy

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FOR THE NEGATIVE.
Barnett
Gibson
Low
Parsons

Stanford
Campbell Godard

T. Murphy
Platt

White
E. Cornell Humphrey O'Donnell Sessions

Williams Folger

The President then put the question whether the Senate would agree to the report of the committee of the whole on said bill, as amended, and it was decided in the affirmative.

Ordered, That said bill be engrossed for a third reading.
Mr. Folger moved that the bill be printed, as amended.

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

By unanimous consent, Mr. Bennett asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act in relation to the fare on the New York Central Railroad,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on railroads.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Lent asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act relative to assessments 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 municipal affairs.

Mr. Parsons presented a petition of Jacob Smith and others, for the enlargement of locks on the Erie and Oswego canals; which was read and referred to the committee of the whole.

Also, three petitions of S. L. Brown and others, for the repeal of the canal contract law; which were read and referred to the committee on canals.

The President presented a remonstrance of the Prison Associatiou of New York, against a modification of the excise law; which was read and referred to the committee of the whole.

Mr. La Bau presented a petition of Jno. T. Mills to maintain and run cars over the streets of his former stage route in the city of New York; which was read and referred to the committee on railroads.

Mr. Barnett presented a petition of citizens of Norwich, Chenango county, for an increase of piers and slips in New York, for the accommodation of persons doing business on the canals of this State; which was read and referred to the committee on commerce and navigation.

Mr. T. Murphy presented a petition of the corporators of the National Safe Deposit Company, for an amendment of their charter; which was read and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Also, three several petitions of Asa L. Shipman and others, citizens of New York city, for an act to arch over their deep open cut in Fourth avenue; which were read and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

Mr. Lent presented a remonstrance of James Turner and others, citizens of the city of New York, against the passage of an act permitting railroad tracks to be laid on 130 th and other streets in said city; which was read and referred to the committee on railroads.

Also, two petitions of citizens of the city of New York, for the removal of the track of the Bleecker Street and Fulton Ferry Railroad Company, (SENATE JOURNAL.]

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for the removal of their tracks from Crosby and Bleecker streets; which were read and referred to the committee on railroads.

Also, eighty petitions in favor of granting the Metropolitan Transit Company the right to construct their proposed railway; which were read and referred to the committee on railroads.

Mr. Godard presented eleven petitions in favor of granting the Metropolitan Transit Company the right to construct their proposed railway; which were read aud referred to the committee on railroads.

Mr. Low presented a petition of Allen M. Sherman and others, for the passage of an act to incorporate the “Newburgh Bay Ferry Company;" which was read and referred to the committee on commerce and navigation.

Mr. T. Murphy presented a petition of the Managers of the De Milt Dispensary, for pecuniary aid; which was read and referred to the committee on finance.

Mr. Wolcott presented twenty-seven petitions 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. Chambers presented a petition of inhabitants of Shandaken, for an appropriation to tunnel Pine Hill; which was read and referred to the committee on finance.

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

Mr. Crowley presented a petition of Wm. McMastin and others, of the city of Lockport, for an aniendment to their city charter; which was read and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

Also, two remonstrances of citizens of the city of Lockport, against amending the charter of said city; which were read and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

Mr. Andrews, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act authorizing the common council of the city of Buffalo to expend a certain amount for publication of the proceedings of the common council, and city notices in a German newspaper," reported the same to the Senate for its consideration, 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 incorporate the village of Mayville, in the town of Chautauqua, county of Chautauqua, and to repeal its present charter,” 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 bill entitled as follows:

An act authorizing the construction of a railroad from the end of the long wharf on the Hudson river, in the town of Fisbkill, Dutchess county, to Matteawau in said town."

Mr. Wolcott, from the committee on canals, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to secure the navigation of Oneida Lake canal, and to provide for the payment of the expense thereof,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was conunitted to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on insurance, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to amend the charter of the National Travelers' Insurance 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 insurance, to which was referred

the bill entitled "An act to amend the act entitled 'An act to provide for the incorporation of insurance companies,' passed April 10th, 1849," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with ainerdients, and said bili was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on insurance, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to authorize the Travelers' Insurance Company to effect insurance upon the lives of individuals," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the coinmittee of the whole.

Mr. Low, fror: the committee ou railroads, to which was referred thi, bill entitled "An act to construct an experimental line of railway in the counties of New York and Westchester,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to this committee of the whole.

Mr. Low, from the committee on railroads, to which was referred this bill entitled "An act to facilitate the construction of the Cooperstow!! and Susquehanna Valley Railroad,' reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the conmittee of the whole.

Mr. Humphrey, from a majority of the committee on railroads, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to construct a railroad in Broadway, Lexington avenue, and certain other streets and avenues in th: 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 whol.

Mr. Lcw, from the committee on railroads, to which was referred th, Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend 'An act for the incorporation of the Skaneateles Railroad Company, and to authorize the same to construct and operate a railroad from the village of Skaneateles to Skaneateles Junction,' passed April 17, 1866,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whoie.

Mr. Low, from the conmittee on railroads, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to authorize the Third Avenue Railroad Company to lay a switch in 130th street," reported adversely thereto.

Mr. Pierson moved to lay the question of agreeing to the report of the conmittee upon the table.

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

Mr. Barnett, from the committee on charitable and religious societies, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to authorize the erection of free churches or chapels in certain cases,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill'was committedeto the committee of

Mr. Barnett, from the committee on charitable and religious societies, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to provide for the transfer of certain indigent children of the county of Columbia to t! e Hudson Orphan and Relief Association,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whol.

Mr. Barnett, from the committee on charitable and religious societie , to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act changing the name of the First Methodist Episcopal Church of Port Jervis, New York." reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Barnett, from the committee on charitable and religious societies, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to consolidale the First Methodist Episcopal Church, Utica, with the State Street Meth. dist Episcopal Church, Utica, to be known as the First Methodist Epis

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copal Church, Utica,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Barnett, from the committee on charitable and religious societies, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to authorize the trustees of the Universalist Socieiy of Whitestown, Oneida county, to sell their meeting house lot, and appropriate and invest the proceeds thereof,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Barnett, from the committee on charitable and religious societies, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "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," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Barnett, from the committee on charitable and religious societies, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act relative to the Orphans' Home and Asylum of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the city of New York,” reported adversely thereto.

Mr. Lent moved to lay the question of agreeing to the report of the committee 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.

Mr. Humphrey, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to provide for the building of bridges in the county of Suffolk," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Folger, from a majority of the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the petition of William W. Smith,.for an increase of salary, · reported for the consideration of the Senate, a bill entitled “An act to further amend an act in relation to the fees and compensation of certain officers in the city of New York, passed December 10, 1847, by increasing the salary of William W. Smith, a clerk in the surrogate's office," 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 in relation to the trustees of the Brooklyn Art Association, and to exempt the property of the association from taxation," 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 release the right, title and interest of the people of the State of New York, in and to certain real estate of which Bernard or Barney Conlon died seized, to Catharine Conlon,” 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 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," 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 acto to release the right, title and interest of the people of the State of New York, in certain lands of which John Ferguson died seized, to Jane Ferguson bis widow," 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 to the heirs-at-law of James Todd, deceased, all the estate, title and interest of the people of the State of New York, of, in and to certain real estate in the town of Rossie and county of St. Lawrence," 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 incorporate the Laborers' Protective Union of West Troy,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Pierson, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act further to amend an act entitled 'An act in relation to sewerage and drainage in the city of Brooklyn,' passed April 15, 1857, passed April 16, 1859," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Lent, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act authorizing the 'New York Society for the relief of Ruptured and Crippled,' to hold real and personal estate,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the conmittee of the whole.

Mr. Lent, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to complete the High Service Waterworks at Caramansville, in the city of New York,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Sessions, from the committee on finance, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to provide for the erection of a new academy building in the village of Homer, Cortland county, New York," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. White moved to refer said bill 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.

Mr. Sessions, from a majority of the committee on claims, to which was referred the petition of John Gordon for relief, reported hy bill entitled "An act for the relief of John Gordon,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and coinmitted to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Gibson, from the minority of the same committee, reported in writing, adversely to said bill.

See Doc. No. 17.) Mr. White gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill in relation to the Albany Life Insurance and Annuity

Company

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a bill in relation to evidence in criminal cases. In

pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Wolcott asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act in relation to the Third Avenue Savings Bank 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 banks.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Nicks asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Corning Institute," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on literature.

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