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estate," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to assess property in Sullivan county, omitted from the assessment roll of 1866," with puwer to report complete, reported adversely thereto, which report was agreed to and said bili rejected.

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, of, in and to certain real estate of which Barney Conlon died seized, to Catharine Conlan and Michael Conlan," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to release the interest of the State of New York in lands acquired by escheat to Margaret Furlong, and to authorize her to sell and convey the same," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Albany Iron Manufacturing Company," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the 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, to extend the time for providing buildings, fixtures and arrangements, and to authorize the trustees to borrow money," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, with amendments, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to release the title and interest of the people of the State of New York, acquired by escheat in and to certain real estate, to Amanda A. Meyer," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Fire Proof Protection Company,” 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 certain escheated lands of William Kew, deceased, and to legalize the conveyance thereof," reported that they have made some amendments thereto, and amended the title deceased, and to permit the conveyance thereof to Amelia E. Hayne," 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 George II. Brinckerhoff, David Tompkins and Cornelius D. De Witt, to sell and convey as trusteee the church property of the True Reformed Dutch Church of Owasco, in the county of Cayuga," reported in favor of [SENATE JOURNAL.)

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the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Gibson moved to take from the table the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend sec. 4 of the act entitled An act to authorize the formation of town insurance companies,' passed April 17, 1857," and that said bill be recom ed to the committee on insurance companies.

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

Mr. Pierson moved that 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," be recommitted to the committee on municipal affairs, and retain its place in order of third reading of bills.

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

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

"An act to abolish the office of police justice of the village of Middletown, and in relation to publication of notices."

“An act appointing Stephen F. Gooding, Lewis Daggett and Hezekiah W. Nichols, commissioners for draining certain lands in the town of Cam. bria, county of Niagara."

"An act to incorporate the Jerome Park Villa Site and Improvement Company."

"An act to authorize the supervisor of the town of Corning to loan money for the purpose of building a bridge over the Chemung river, and to provide for the payment thereof, and to authorize the commissioners of highways of said town to build said bridge, and in the mean time to operate a free ferry on said river."

Also, as correctly re-engrossed:
“An act to confer additional powers npon the American Jockey Club."

An act to incorporate the Metropolitan Underground Railway Company, and to authorize said company to construct tunnels and railways in the city of New York, and for other purposes.”

"An act to amend the charter of the New York Accidental Insurance Company of the city of New York."

"An act to confirm and legalize the action of the President, Directors and Company of the Albany and Schenectady Turnpike Company."

"An act in relation to fare on the New York Central Railroad."

“An act to amend chapter 483 of the Laws of 1866, entitled 'An act to amend an act to establish a capital police district, and to provide for the government thereof.'»

"An act to authorize the board of supervisors of the county of Westchester to borrow money on the credit of the county."

“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,"

"An act to further amend 'An act in relation to the fees and compensation of certain officers in the city and county of New York,' passed December 10, 1847, by increasing the salary of William W. Smith, a clerk in the surrogate's office."

“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 path-master in said district,' passed Marcb 14, 1853."

Mr. Pierson, from the committee on commerce and navigation, to

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which was recommitted the bill entitled "An act to amend and extend ‘An act for the better protection of seamen in the port and harbor of New York,' passed March 21, 1866,” 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 commitiee on commerce and · navigation, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act for the relief of the Buffalo and Cleveland Transportation Company," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Pierson, from the committee on commerce and navigation, to which which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act for the relief of the Buffalo and Detroit Transportation Company," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. T. Murphy, from the committee on public health and medical societies and colleges, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Mott Memorial Medical and Surgical Library of the city of New York," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading

Mr. White, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to amend the charter of the city of Syracuse," reported that they have made some amendments thereto, and amended the title so as to read "An act to provide for the sale of the poor house property belonging to the city of Syracuse," and as amended, recommend its passage; said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. O'Donnell offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That the bill entitled "An act to encourage and aid the building of railroads," be made a special order for this evening, immediately after the canal bill.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said resolution, and it was decided in the affirmative, two-thirds of all the Senators present voting in favor thereof.

Mr. O'Donnell offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That until otherwise ordered, the Senate will meet at halfpast 10 o'clock, A. M.

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

On motion of Mr. Kline and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the bill entitled "An act to enable Samuel V. Haight, of the town of Root, Montgomery county, to set apart a plot of ground for a family grave yard, and to secure the same forever from sale for taxes, or from alienation by deed or otherwise," was recommitted to the committee on the judiciary, with power to report complete.

On motion of Mr. Lent and by unanimous consent, the rules were sus. pended, and the bill entitled "An act to amend the charter of the National Travelers' Insurance Company," was recommitted to the committee on insurance with power to report complete.

On motion of Mr. Barnett and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the Assembly bill entitled: "An act to release to Elizabeth: Isaacs certain real estate escheated to the people of this State," was recommitted to the committee on the judiciary, with power to report complete.

On motion of Mr. Barnett and by npanimous consent, the rules were:

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suspended, and the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the village of Waverly, in the town of Barton, county of Tioga, and to repeal its present charter," passed April 17th 1863,” was recommitted to the committee on municipal affairs.

On motion of Mr. Nicks and by unanimous consent, the rule was suspended and the bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Corning Istitute," was recommitted to the committee on literature, with power to report complete.

On motion of Mr. Sutherland and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended and the 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," was recommitted to the committee on roads and bridges with power to report complete.

Also, the bill entitled "An act to extend the time for the construction of the West Shore Railway,” was recommitted to the committee on railroads, with power to report complete.

On motion of Mr. Andrews and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Merchant's Exchange and News Room of New York,' pissed March 30, 1865," was recommitted to the committee on municipal affairs, with power to report complete.

On motion of Mr. Wilbor and by onanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the Assembly bill entitled “An act to provide for the transfer of certain indigent children of the county of Columbia, to the Hudson Orphan and Relief Association," was recommitted to the committee on charitable and religious societies, with power to report complete.

Mr. Low, from the committee on railroads, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to facilitate the construction of the Ithaca and Tonawanda railroad, and to authorize towns to subscribe to the copital stock thereof,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

The Assembly sent for concurrence the bills entitled as follows:

"An act for the relief of Willis B. Sayre, Julia M. Maxwell, Elousia 0. Beebe, James M. Sayre and Francis E. McHenry, heirs-at-law of Mathew Sayre, deceased," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on claims.

"An act to prevent obstructions upon the piers and wharves in the port of New York, and to regulate the use of the slips and waters adjacent thereto," 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.

“An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to amend the several acts relating to the powers and duties of the Commissioners of Emigration, and for the regulation of the Marine Hospital,” passed April 13th, 1853,", 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.

An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to authorize the formation of a Metropolitan Public Conveyance Company,' passed June 5, 1865,". which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

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"An act to change the county seat, and county buildings, and courts of Schuyler county, from the village of Havana to the village of Watkins," 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. Collins asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to re-organize the fire department of the city of Albany," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

By unanimous consent, Mr. H. C. Murphy asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to authorize the Durango Silver Mines Company to issue a preferred stock,” 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. T. Murphy asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act for the incorporation of the Trustees of the Parochial Fund of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of New York,' passed April 15, 1860," 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.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Kline asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to legalize and confirm certain town bonds issued by the town officers of the town of Johnstown, and to legalize and confirm certain acts of the assessors of said town,” 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 to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend the sixteenth section of article 1, title 2, chapter 6, part 2 of the Revised Statutes, in relation to the power of an executor or administrator before letters granted," 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. La Bau asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the village of Jamaica, in the county of Queens, into a separate school district, and to establish free schools therein,' passed July 18, 1853,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on literature.

The hour of 12 o'clock having arrived, the Senate went into executive session; and after some time spent therein, the doors were opened and legislative business resumed.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Platt asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to facilitate the construction of the Whiteball and Plattsburgh railroad,” 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. Campbell asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to authorize the construction of an iron bridge over the Chenango canal on Main street in the village of Clinton, in the county of Oneida,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on canals.

The bill entitled "An act to confirm and legalize the action of the

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