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Mr. O'Donnell moved to reconsider the vote upon adjournment to Mon. . day evening

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion, and it was decided in the negative, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Bennett
Folger

H. C. Murphy Parsons Wilbor
Collins
Godard

O'Donnell Sutherland Williams
E. Cornell

11 FOR THE NEGATIVE. Barnett Crowley

Lent
Platt

Stanford
Campbell Gibson
T. Murphy Sessions

Wolcott
Chambers La Bau
Pierson

13 On motion of Mr. H. C. Murphy, the Senate adjourned.

MONDAY, APRIL 1, 1867—74 O'CLOCK, P. M.

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment. In the absence of the President and President pro tem., the Senate was called to order by the Clerk.

On motion of Mr. Humphrey, Mr. O'Donnell was elected President pro tem. for the evening.

Prayer by Rev. Dr. Wyckoff.
The journal of Friday was read and approved.

Mr. Campbell presented a remonstrance against increase of fare on the New York Central Railroad; which was laid on the table.

Mr. Pierson presented a remonstrance against the passage of the bill to open Plymouth street from Main street to Fulton ferry, Brooklyn; which was read and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

Mr. Gibson, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to amend chapter 573, Laws of 1866, being an act to incorporate the National Safe Deposit Company of the city of New York,' passed April 14, 1866, and confer additional powers on said corporations," reported that they have made some amendments thereto, and amended the title so as to read: "An act to incorporate the National Trust Company of the city of New York,” and as amended, recommend its passage; said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Humphrey, from the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act in relation to the appointment of a commissioner of excise in the county of Herkimer," 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 was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to prevent obstructions upon the piers and wharves in the city of New York, and to regulate the use of the slips and waters adjacent thereto," with power to report complete, reported that they have amended the title by striking out the word "city" and inserting the word “port,” and as amended, report the same complete and recommend its passage, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Kline, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend section 3 of chapter 817 of the Laws of 1866, entitled 'An act to lay out and construct a road

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from the river road, in township No. 14, in the town of Johnsburgh, to the Carthage road near the head of Long Lake, in the county of Kamiltop," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading

Mr. Campbell, from a majority of the committee on manufactures, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to limit the hours of labor constituting a day's work in this State to eight hours," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Low, from the committee on railroads, to whom was referred the bill entitled “An act to amend an act to facilitate the construction of the Ithaca and Towanda Railroad, and to authorize towns to subscribe to the capital stock thereof,” with power to report complete, reported the same coinplete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

The Assembly sent for concurrence the bills entitled as follows:

"An act to incorporate The Associated Press of the State 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 the judiciary.

"An act to amend and consolidate the several acts relating to the village of Hornellsville," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

"An act to authorize the Hartford Accideut Insurance Company to effect insurance upon the lives of individuals,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on insurance.

"An act for the relief of Arby Shoop," 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 further to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Provident Fund Society of the city of New York,' passed April 14, 1857," 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, revise and consolidate the several acts relative to the village of Geddes, in the county of Onondaga," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

"An act to authorize the Johnstown and Pleasant Valley Plankroad Company to abandon their road, and declaring said road a public highway,” 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 authorize the common council of the city of Utica to borrow money to erect school houses," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time.

On motion of Mr. Campbell and by unanimous consent, the rule was suspended, and said bill referred to the committee on municipal affairs, with power to report complete.

The Assembly returned the following entitled bill, with a message that they had concurred in the amendments of the Senate thereto:

“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.”

Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Low asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act relating to the appointment of commissioners in amendment of an act passed March 8, 1807, entitled 'An act to raise moneys to drain the drowned lands in Orange caunty,'" which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

On motion of Mr. Gibsou and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended and the bill entitled "An act to authorize the villages of Sandy Hill and Fort Edward, in the county of Washington, to issue bonds to aid in the construction of a railroad from the village of Glen's Falls, to intersect the Saratoga and Whitehall Railroad in the village of Fort Edward,” was recommitted to the committee on railroads, with power to report complete.

Also, the bill entitled "An act to incorporate the National Trust Company of the city of New York,” was recommitted to the committee on the judiciary, with power to report complete.

Also, the bill entitled "An act to amend title 6, chapter 1 of the 4th part of the Revised Statutes, relative to fruit trees,” was recommitted to the committee on agriculture, with power to report complete.

On motion of Mr. Wilbor and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the bill.entitled "An act to exempt the county of Columbia from the provisions of chapter 197 of the Laws of 1864, in relation to taxes on dogs, and to repeal the act entitled 'An act to protect sheep husbandry in the county of Columbia, and to impose a tax on dogs, passed April 16, 1866,” was recommitted to the committee on agriculture, with power to report complete.

Also, the Assembly bill entitled “An act to amend and consolidate the several acts in relation to the village of Rhinebeck,” was recommitted to the committee on municipal affairs, with power to report complete.

Also, the Assembly bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Young Men's Christian Association of the city of Poughkeepsie," was recommitted to the committee on charitable and religious societies, with power to report complete.

On motion of Mr. Godard and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the Assembly bill entitled “An act to release to the widow and devisees of Robert Robinson, late of Lisbon, in the county of St. Lawrence, all the estate, right, title and interest of the people of the State of New York, of, in and to certain real estate in the town of Lisbon, aforesaid, and render valid the last will and testament of the said Robert Robinson, and the probate thereof,” was recommitted to the committee on the judiciary, with power to report complete.

Also, the Assembly bill entitled "An act authorizing the village school district of the town of Malone, in the county of Franklin, to make a loan from the common school fund,'' was recommitted to the commitee on literature, with power to report complete.

Mr. Sessions moved that the Assembly bill entitled "An act to provide means of relief for sick and disabled soldiers who have been honorably discharged from the service of the United States, and for the maintenance of the military agencies as now established," be referred 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.

Ou motion of Mr. Bennett and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the following entitled Assembly bills, recommitted to the committee on the judiciary, with power to report complete: (SENATE JOURNAL.]

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"An act to provide for the drainage of the low lands in the north part of the town of Amherst, in the county of Erie."

"An act to incorporate the Liedertafel Society of the city of Buffalo."

On motion of Mr. Pierson and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the Assembly bill entitled "An act in relation to the extension and construction of the South Side Railroad Company of Long Island," was recommitted to the committee on railroads, with power to report complete.

Mr. Gibson, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to provide for the better regulation of pawn. brokers, dealers in second hand articles, keepers of junk shops, and keepers of intelligence offices within the limits of the Niagara Frontier Police District," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

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

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:

Assembly, "An act to authorize the construction of an iron bridge over the Genesee Valley canal, in the village of Nunda."

Assembly, "An act to provide means of relief for sick and disabled soldiers who have been honorably discharged from the service of the United States, and for the maintenance of the military agencies as now established.”

"An act to authorize the construction of an iron bridge over the Che. nango canal, on Water street, in the village of Clinton, in the county of Oneida."

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

Mr. Pierson, from the same committee, reported in favor of the passage of the second named bill, with amendments, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Pierson, from the same committee, reported in favor of the passage of the last named bill, with amendments, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Gibson, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Liedertafel Society of the city of Buffalo," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading

Mr. Gibson, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to release to the widow and devisees of Robert Robinson, late of Lisbon, in the county of St. Lawrence

, all the estate, right, title and interest of the people of the State of New York, of, in and to certain real estate in the town of Lisbon, aforesaid, and render valid the last will and testament of the said Robert Robinson, and the probate thereof,” with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to 8 third reading

On motion of Mr. Sessions, the Senate adjourned.

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TUESDAY, APRIL 2, 1867.
The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.
Prayer by Rev. Mr. Leonard.
The journal of yesterday was read and approved.

Mr. Folger presented two remonstrances against increase of fare upon New York Central Railroad; which were laid on the table.

Mr. Parsons presented a petition of citizens of Rochester, for swing bridge over canal on Exchange street; which was read and referred to the committee on canals.

Mr. Chambers presented a remonstrance against Rondout and Port Jervis Railroad; which was read and referred to the committee on railroads.

Mr. Parsons presented a remonstrance of J. J. Robbins and other citizens of Rochester, against the law to assess local damages caused by the flood of 1865; which was read and referred to the committee on claims.

Mr. Andrews, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to incorporate the city of Binghamton,” with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading

Mr. Andrews, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to authorize the common council of the city of Utica to borrow money to erect school houses,” with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Andrews, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend chapter 380, Laws of 1866, authorizing the trustees of the village of Ellenville, Ulster county, to borrow money," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading

Mr. Andrews, from the committee on literature, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to authorize the village school district of the town of Malone, in the county of Franklin, to make a loan from the common school fund,” with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading

Mr. Andrews, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to amend, revise and consolidate the several acts relative to the village of Geddes, in the county of Onondaga,” reported in favor of the passage of the same.

On motion of Mr. Andrews and by unanimous consent, the rule was suspended, and said bill recommitted to the committee, to report com. plete.

Mr. Barnett, from the committee on charitable and religious societies, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to authorize the Baptist Society of the town of Spafford, in the county of Onondaga, to sell cortain church property,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

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