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Jefferson county, and for raising money by tax for that purpose upon the town of Lorraine, 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.

"An act in relation to the navigation of the Cayuga and Seneca canal," 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 authorize the building of a vertical stone wall along the berme bank of the Erie canal, in the village of Medina,” 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 make a separate road district of the village of Wellsville," 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 providing for relief against illegal taxation," 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 in relation to parks in the city of Brooklyn,” 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 facilitate the payment of the claims of the State of New York against the United States for expenses incurred in the organization, equipment, subsistence and transportation of troops,” 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 amend an act passed February 11, 1860, entitled 'An act in relation to the cutting of ice in the Hudson river," providing additional safeguards for travelers and teams, and conferring jurisdiction orer offenses mentioned in said act,” 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 authorize the Utica Waterworks Company to increase its capital stock and to contract with the common council of the city of Utica for a supply of water in said city, for the extinguishment of fires," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the secoud time, and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

"An act to facilitate the construction of the St. Lawrence Valley Railroad, and to authorize towns to issue bonds and take stock in the same,' which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on railroads.

"An act relating to sidewalks in the village of Watertown," 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 incorporate the village of Savannah, county of Wayne, 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 municipal affairs.

"An act to authorize school district No. 11 of the town of Fishkill, to borrow money to build a school house, and for other purposes," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on literature.

The Assembly returned the bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act in relation to taxes and assessments in the city of New York, and to amend the several acts in relation thereto,' passed April 14, 1859," with a message that they had passed the same with the following amendment:

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Section 1. Immediately after the passage of this act, the Governor shall appoint by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, three commissioners of taxes and assessments for the city and county of New York, and upon their acceptance of the said office the term of office of the present commissioners of taxes and assessments for said city and county shall be terminated. The said commissioners hereby to be appointed, shall hold their office for the term of five years, and shall possess all the power and perform all the duties of the commissioners of taxes and assessments for the city and county of New York. "The said commissioners shall thereafter be appointed by the Governor, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, for the term of five years; and all vacancies in said office of commissioner shall be filled in like manner for the balance of the unexpired term. The said commissioners shall organize as a board, to be known as the board of commissioners of taxes and assessments for the city and county of New York. The annual compensation for each commissioner shall be five thousand dollars, to be paid monthly by the comptroller out of the county treasury. The said commissioners shall be subject to removal only in the manner now provided by law for the removal of sheriffs. The said board of commissioners sball appoint a secretapy, who shall keep the minutes of their proceedings, and in addition thereto shall perform the duties of chief clerk to said commissioners. He shall hold his office during the pleasure of said commissioners, and shall receive an annual compensation of three thousand dollars, to be paid monthly by the comptroller out of the county treasury.

Mr. Lent moved that the Senate concur in said amendment.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion to concur, 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.
Campbell
Crowley Lent

Parsons

White
Chambers Gibson

Low
Platt

Wilbor
Collins
Godard

T. Murphy Sutherland Wolcott
E. Cornell Kline
Nicks

18
FOR THE NEGATIVE.
Folger
Williams

2 Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a message informing that the Senate have concurred in their amendment.

The Assembly bill entitled "An act enlarging and extending the business and powers of the Albany Guardian Society," 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, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Bennett
E. Cornell Godard T. Murphy

Sutherland
Campbell
Orowley
Kline
Nicks

White
Chambers Folger

Lent
Parsons

Wilbor
Collins
Gibson
Low
Platt

Wolcott Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a message informing that the Senate have concurred in the passage of the same, without amendment.

[SENATE JOURNAL.]

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The Assembly bill entitled “An act to authorize the Johnstown and Pleasant Valley Plankroad Company to abandon their road, and declaring said road a public highway," 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. Bennett Crowley Kline

Nicks

White
Campbell Folger

Lent
Parsons

Wilbor
Chambers Gibson

Low
Platt

Williams
Collins

Godard T. Murphy Sutherland Wolcott E. Cornell

21 Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a message informing that the Senate have concurred in the passage of the same, without amendment.

The Assembly bill entitled "An act to authorize the Hartford Accident Insurance Company to effect ipsurance upon the lives of individuals," 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, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Bennett
Gibson
Low
Parsons

Wilbor
Collins
Godard T. Murphy Platt

Williams
Crowley
Kline
Nicks
White

Wolcott
Folger
Lent

17

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Campbell E. Cornell

2 Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a mes. sage informing that the Senate have concurred in the passage of the same, with amendments.

The bill entitled "An act to provide for taking testimony to be used in certain cases," 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, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE. Campbell Crowley Lent

Parsons

Wilbor
Chambers Folger

Low
Platt

Williams
Collins
Godard T. Murphy White

Wolcott
E. Cornell Kline
Nicks

18 Ordered, That the clerk deliver said bill to the Assembly, and request their concurrence therein.

The bill entitled "An act to facilitate the payment of taxes by railroad companies," 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, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE. Campbell Folger

T. Murpby Sessions Wilbor Chambers Godard

Nicks

Sutherland Williams
Collins
Lent
Parsons
White

Wolcott
Crowley
Low
Platt

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

The Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend chap. 61, Laws of 1856, entitled 'An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to provide for taking acknowledgments of deeds and other written instruments, by persons residing out of the State of New York,' passed March 28, 1856," 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, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Campbell Folger

Lent
Parsons

White
Chambers Gibson

Low
Platt

Wilbor
Collins
Godard
T. Murphy Sessions

Williams
Crowley Kline

Nicks

Sutherland Wolcott 20 Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a message informing that the Senate have concurred in the passage of the same, with amendments.

The Assembly bill entitled "An act to legalize and confirm the acts of a town meeting of the town of Chili, in the county of Monroe, and of the officers of said town in paying to certain volunteers from said town, certain moneys belonging to said town," 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,
Campbell Folger

Lent
Parsons

White
Chambers Gibson

Low
Platt

Wilbor
Collins
Godard
T. Murphy Sessions

Williams
Crowley Kline

Nicks

Sutherland Wolcott 20 Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a message informing that the Senate have concurred in the passage of the same, without amendment.

The Assembly bill entitled "An act to incorporate the village of Warwick," 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.
Bennett Folger

Lept
Parsons

White
Campbell Gibson

Low
Platt

Wilbor
Chambers Godard
T. Murphy Sessions

Williams
Collins
Klino
Nicks

Sutherland Wolcott
Crowley

21 Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a message informing that the Senate have concurred in the passage of the same, without amendment.

The Assembly bill entitled "An act to authorize the city of Brooklyn to raise money by tax to meet the deficiencies for sanitary and other purposes, 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

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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.
Bennett Folger

Low

Parsons White
Campbell Gibson

H. C. Murphy Platt

Wilbor
Chambers Godard

T. Murphy Sessions Williams
Collins
Kline
Nicks

Sutherland Wolcott
Crowley
Lent

22 Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a mes sage informing that the Senate have concurred in the passage of the same, without amendment.

The Assembly bill entitled "An act in relation to railroad corporations," 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, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Bennett
Gibson
Low
Platt

Wilbor
Campbell Godard 1. Murphy Sessions Williams
Collins
Kline
Nieks
Sutherland

Wolcott
Folger
Lent
Parsons

18

FOR THE NEGATIVE.

Chambers Crowley

% Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a message informing that the Senate have concurred in the passage of the same, without amendment.

The bill entitled "An act in relation to the Troy and Boston Railroad Company," was read a third time.

The President pat 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.
Bennett
Godard
Low

Sutherland Williams
Collins
Kline
Platt
White

Wolcott
Gibson
Lent

Sessions

18

FOR THE NEGATIVE.
Campbell Crowley T. Murphy Parsons Wilbor
Chambers
Folger
Nicks

8 Mr. Gibson 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 Assembly bill entitled "An act to authorize the Long Island Railroad Company to increase their capital stock," 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 thereol

, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Bennett
Crowley Lent

Nicks

Sutherland
Campbell
Folger
Low

Parsons White
Chambers Godard
H. C. Murphy Platt

Williams
Collins
Kline
T. Murphy Sessions Wolcott

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