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On motion of Mr. Low and by unanimous consent, the rule was suspended, and said bill recommitted to the committee 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 authorize certain towns in the counties of Ulster and Orange to issue bonds and take stock in the Wallkill Valley railroad,' passed May 9, 1866,” with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Low, from the committee on railroads, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to authorize the construction of a rail. road from the village of Forestport to Bellingertown, and a branch road by way of Grant's Mills to the west line of Herkimer county," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments.

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

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act regulating the practice in the first judicial district, as to holding special terms at Chambers," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, 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 authorizing the purchase of right of way, laying out and constructing a public road, in the town of Little Falls, county of Herkimer," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said hill 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 make certain roads in the town of Westfield, county of Richmond, highways," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

By unanimous consent, Mr. T. Murphy asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act providing for the appointment of an additional number of notaries public in the city and county 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.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Kline asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to facilitate the construction of the Adirondac Company's Railroad, and a branch railroad from Johnsburgh to Plattsburgh, and to authorize the issuing of bonds to aid in the construction of said branch road,” which was read the first time, and by unanimcus consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on railroads.

On motion of Mr. Bennett and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the Assembly bill entitled "An act to incorporate the National Savings Bank of Buffalo," was recommitted to the committee on banks, with power to report complete.

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:

"Au act to prevent injury and loss of life to persons traveling on railroads"

Assembly, “An act to amend an act entitled 'An act in relation to the Bank Department,' passed April 11, 1859."

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Assembly, "An act to prevent fraud and fraudulent practices upon hotel keepers and inn keepers."

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

Mr. Gibson moved to recommit said bill to the committee on railroads, to retain its place on general orders.

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

Mr. Pierson, from the same committee, reported in favor of the passage of the second named bill, without amendment, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Pierson, from the same committee, reported progress on the last named bill, and asked and obtained leave to sit again.

The Senate again resolved itself into a committee of the whole, and proceeded to the consideration of general orders, being the Assembly bills entitled as follows:

"An act for the relief of John Harvey."

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the president, managers and company of the Delaware and Hudson Canal Company,' passed April 23, 1823."

“An act to authorize the Atlantic Mutual Life Insurance Company to make special deposits of securities in the Insurance Department.

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Collins, from said committee, reported in favor of the passage of the first named bill, without amendment.

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

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Andrews Collins
T. Murphy Platt

Williams
Barnett
C. G. Cornell Nicks

Sutherland Wolcott
Bennett
Godard
Parsons
White

Wood

17 Campbell H. C. Murphy

FOR THE NEGATIVE.
Chambers Gibson

La Bau
Parsons

Wilbor
Kline
Folger
Lent

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Ordered, That said bill be read a third time.

Mr. Collins, from the same committee, reported progress on the second pamed bill, and asked and obtained leave to sit again.

Mr. Collins, from the same committee, reported in favor of the passage of the last named bill, without amendment, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to release to Robert Jones, as trustee and executor, the title and interest of the people of the State, in and to certain lands in the city of Utica, Oneida county, and empowering him to convey the same,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments.

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

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act in relation to religious corporations,” with (SENATE JOURNAL.]

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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 Assembly bill entitled "An act to release the title of the people of the State of New York, by escheat, to certain real estate, to Mary Daley, Norah Daley, Eliza Daley and Delia Daley," reported in favor of the passage of the same.

On motion of Mr. Wilbor and by unanimous consent, the rule was suspended, and said bill recommitted to the committee with power to report complete.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend section 6 of article ist, title 2d, chapter 13, part 1st, of the Revised Statutes; entitled “Of the place in which property is to be assessed,” reported that they have made some amendments thereto, and amended the title so as to read "An act to provide the method in which the real estate of railroad corporations shall be assessed, and a method of appealing from the decision of the assessors,” and as amended, recommend its passage; 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 Ontario County Soldiers' Monument Association, and to raise money by tax to erect a monument,” 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 release and convey the interests of the people of the State of New York, of, in and to certain real estate situated in the village of Yonkers, county of Westchester, to Charlotte Probst (formerly Charlotte Murphy),” 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 amend an act passed Feb. 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 over offenses mentioned in said act," 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 amend an act in relation to drain. ing certain lands in the town of Fishkill, in the county of Dutchess,' passed April 24, 1866,” 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 providing for relief against illegal taxation," 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 incorporate the New York and African Transportation Company," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, with amendments, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act for the relief of the Dresden Ever. green Cemetery Association,” 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 authorize the New York Submarine Company to issue preferred stock," 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 to enable the board of supervisors of the county of Erie to raise money by tax for building and repairing bridges in the town of Aurora, 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 confirmation of the conveyance of lands to the Queens County Agricultural Society, and extending the powers of the officers of said society," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on agri. culture.

"An act for the dissolation of the Essex County Academy, and to authorize the conveyance of its real estate by the stockholders thereof," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on literature.

"An act to amend the charter of the Brooklyn Improvement 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.

The Assembly 'returned the bill entitled “An act to release to John Brady, of Exeter, in the county of Otsego, the interest of the people in certain cases,” with a message that they had passed the same with the following amendment:

Add as section two, the followi g:

"§ 2. Nothing herein contained shall be construed to impair, release or discharge any right, claim or interest of any creditor by.mortgage, judgment or otherwise, or of any heir-at-law, deviseç or purchaser in the said real estate."

Mr. Gibson 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, two-thirds of all the members elected to the Senate voting in favor thereof, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE,
Andrews Collins

Kline
Nicks

White
Barnett
C. G. Cornell La Bau

Parsons

Wilbor
Bennett
Folger
Lent
Platt

Williams
Campbell Gibson

H. C. Murphy Stanford Wolcott
Chambers Godard
T. Murphy

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

The Assembly returned the bill entitled "An act to authorize the construction of an iron bridge over the Champlain canal, on Broad street, in the village of Waterford, in the county of Saratoga,” with a message that they had passed the same with the following amendments:

Add at the end of section one, the following:

"Of sufficient length to permit of the widening of the canal at that point so as to allow the free passage of boats of the same size as those which now navigate the Erie canal."

Add at the end of section two, the following:

And shall furnish to the Auditor of the Canal Department, a statement of the difference in cost between the construction of said bridge on the original plan."

Mr. Kline moved that the Senate concur in said amendments.

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The President then 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. Andrews Collins

Godard

Parsons White
Barnett
C. G. Cornell Kline

Platt

Wilbor Bennett Folger

La Bau

Stanford Williams Campbell Gibson

Nicks

Sutherland Wolcott 20

FOR THE NEGATIVE, Chambers

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

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The Assembly returned the bill entitled “An act to release to Patrick Horan and Michael Horan, of Exeter, in the county of Otsego and State of New York, the interest of the people in certain real estate," with a message that they had passed the same with the following amendment:

Insert the following as section two:

“$ 2. Nothing herein contained shall be construed to impair, release or discharge any right, claim or interest of any creditor by mortgage

, judgment or otherwise, or of any heir-at-law, devisee in the said real estate, or purchaser."

Mr. Gibson 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, two-thirds of all the members elected to the Senate voting in favor thereof, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE. Andrews Collins

Kline

Pierson Wilbor
Barnett
C. G. Cornell La Bau

Platt

Williams
Bennett
Folger
Lent

Stanford Wolcott
Campbell Gibson

Nicks

Sutherland Wood Chambers Godard

Parsons

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

The Senate again resolved itself into a committee of the whole, and proceeded to the consideration of general orders, being the bills entitled as follows:

"An act in relation to the review by assessors of their assessment rolls."

"An act in relation to transfer of securities deposited by insurance companies with the Superintendent of the Insurance Department."

Assembly, “An act to incorporate the Montague Theatre Company of the city of Brooklyn.”

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. La Bau, from said committee, reported in favor of the passage of the two first named bills, without amendment, which report was agreed to and said bills ordered engrossed for a third reading. Mr. La Bau, from the same committee, reported in favor of the

passage of the last named bill, without amendment, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

The Senate again resolved itself into a committee of the whole, and proceeded to the consideration of general orders, being the Assembly bills entitled as follows:

"An act to amend the charter of the Blind Mechanics' Association."

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to amend the Revised Statutes in relation to trials by jury,' passed April 13, 1861."

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