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Mr. Chatfield, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was recommitted the bill entitled “An act to amend section 14 of an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Sidney and Unadilla Bridge Company,' passed April 27, 1866," reported in favor of thepassage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole. Mr. Chatfield, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to amend the Revised Statutes in rela tion to laying out public roads and the alteration thereof, in the county of Dutchess," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Chatfield, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was recommitted the Assembly bill entitled "An act to provide for the improvement of a portion of the Coney Island plank-road as recently widened," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. D. P. Wood, from the committee on engrossed bills, reported as correctly engrossed the bills entitled as follows:

"An act to establish the St. Paul's Church at Rome, Italy, by a board ai trustees in New York city."

"An act to authorize the rebuilding and repairing of certain wharves and piers in the city of Brooklyn."

"An act to incorporate the Yonkers Lyceum of the village of Yonkers, in the county or Westchester."

"An act to provide for furnishing two statues of eminent deceased citizens of this State, to be placed in the capitol at Washington, in compliance with the invitation of the President of the United States." "An act relative to the North Park Railroad Company."

"An act authorizing the erection of a bridge over the Erie canal in the city of Syracuse."

"An act to authorize the selection and location and purchase of certain grounds for a public park in the city of Lockport, and to provide for the maintenance and establishment thereof."

Mr. Bowen, from the committee on public printing, to which was referred the joint resolution relative to printing the Legislative Manual for 1872, reported back the resolution, for the consideration of the Senate, as follows:

Resolved (if the Senate concur), That the clerks of the Senate and Assembly be directed to furnish to each member of the Senate and Assembly, and to the clerks of the Senate and clerks of the Assembly, for the present year, one hundred copies each of the State Manual for 1872, and to the other officers and reporters of the Senate and Assembly for the year 1872, entitled to stationery orders, twenty-five copies each; provided, however, that the price shall not exceed one doller per copy.

Mr. D. P. Wood moved to indefinitely postpone the consideration of said resolution.

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

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Mr. J. Wood, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act in relation to filling sunken lots in the city of Brooklyn," reported in favor of the passage of the same.

On motion of Mr. Murphy, said bill was ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. J. Wood, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act relating to certain non-resident highway taxes in Essex county," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. J. Wood, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act concerning certain female habitual drunkards, vagrants and prostitutes, in the city of Brooklyn. and county of Kings," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. J. Wood, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act authorizing the holding of the courts required to be held in the county of Warren, at the village of Glen's Falls, until the completion of the new court-house in said county,' reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

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Mr. Winslow, from the committee on banks, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the New Paltz Savings Bank,' passed March 22, 1871," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Winslow asked permission to change his vote on the question of postponing consideration of the resolution relative to State Manual, from the negative to affirmative.

The President stated that the vote could not be changed, but that the request of the Senator would be entered upon the journal.

Mr. Winslow, from the select committee of nine, reported complete the following entitled bills:

Assembly, "Au act to incorporate the New York and Canada Bridge and Tunnel Company." [With amendments.]

Assembly, "An act to authorize the town of Canton to aid in the construction of a reservoir upon the head waters of Grass river, and to legalize the action of the special town meeting of the town of Canton, held February 24, 1872."

Assembly, "An act to incorporate the Society of Members of the New York Stock Exchange for Mutual Relief, in the city and county and State of New York."

Assembly, "An act to authorize the construction of a bridge over Tunison's creek, in Richmond county."

Assembly, "An act to provide for the dissolution of religious societies, except in the city and county of New York, and for the sale and disposition of the proceeds of the property of such societies. [With amendments.]

Assembly, "An act to change the time of the appointment of overseers of highways, and to define their duties, in the county of Suffolk."

Assembly, "An act requiring the agents and wardens of the State prisons of this State to keep a detailed account of the purchases and sales made by them as such agents and wardens."

Assembly, "An act to release the interest of the people of the State of New York in certain land to Mary M. Imhorst."

Assembly, "An act to release the interest of the people of the State of New York in certain real estate to Elizabeth Hanley.'

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Assembly, "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to provide for the improvement of Grass river and of the water-power thereon, and to check freshets therein." [With amendments.]

Assembly, "An act to constitute a separate road district in the town of Palatine, in the county of Montgomery."

"An act to amend the charter of the Foundling Asylum of the Sisters of Charity in the city of New York." | With amendments.]

Assembly, "An act to legalize the action of the town meeting of the town of West Turin, Lewis county, held on the 20th day of February, 1872."

Assembly, "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the New York Botanical Club,' passed April 21, 1871."

Assembly, "An act to provide for the formation of free public libraries." [With amendments.]

Assembly, "An act in relation to the East and West Martinsburgh burial grounds."

Assembly, "An act to authorize the common council of the city of Brooklyn to open, grade, pave and complete certain streets in said city." Assembly, "An act in relation to challenges of jurors in criminal cases.' Assembly, "An act to incorporate the Fire Island Hotel, and establish ferries acrose Fire Island or Great South Bay, in Suffolk county."

Assembly, "An act in relation to the alteration of town boundaries in the connty of Franklin."

Assembly, "An act to prevent the obstruction of highways in the county of Chautauqua by the accumulation of snows therein."

Assembly, "An act to legalize and confirm the official acts of William H. Ireland, a justice of the peace of the town of Coventry, in the county of Chenango." [With amendments.]

Assembly, "An act to empower the levying of a tax on Union School District No. 1, in the town of Clarence, county of Erie, for the purpose of creating a permanent fund for the employment of teachers, and to regulate the investment and management of said fund; also, to create the office of loan commissioner for said district, and to provide for the exemption of said district from taxes for the payment of teachers' wages." [With amendments.]

Assembly, "An act to amend an act to incorporate the village of Mount Morris, passed May 2, 1835, and the several acts subsequent amending the same.

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Assembly, "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to provide for the appointment of police commissioners in the village of Green Island, Albany county, and to establish a police force therein,' passed April 20,

1871."

"An act to amend section 10, title 3, and section 7, title 10, of chapter 77, of the Laws of 1871, passed March 16, 1870, relating to the appointment of officers by the mayor of the city of Albany."

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

Ordered, That said bills be read a third time.

Mr. Perry, from the committee on insurance, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act for the relief of the Standard Life Insur

ance Company," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Robertson, from the committee on commerce and navigation, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act establishing a ferry from Barber's Point, in the town of Westport, in the county of Essex, across Lake Champlain, and to repeal chapter 495 of the Laws of 1871," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Robertson, from the committee on commerce and navigation, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend section 2 of chapter 890 of the Laws of 1868, entitled 'An act to authorize Lewis Runyon to establish and maintain a ferry across Seneca lake at Lodi landing," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Lewis, from the committee on canals, to which was recommitted the Assembly bill entitled "An act to appropriate money for the building of a bridge over the Cayuga inlet in the village of Ithaca," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Baker, from the committee on charitable and religious societies, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend chapter 209 of the Laws of 1847, entitled 'An act in relation to cemeteries in incorporated villages," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Baker, from the committee on charitable and religious societies, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act further to amend chapter 319 of the Laws of 1848, entitled 'An act for the incorporation of benevolent, charitable, scientific and missionary societies,' and the several acts amendatory thereof," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Baker, from the committee on charitable and religious societies, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to incorporate the St. Patrick's Temperance and Benevolent Society of Kingsbridgeville, in the county of Westchester," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Baker, from the committee on charitable and religious societies, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act in relation to the Williamsburgh Dispensary, to change the corporate title thereof, and to define and enlarge its powers," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole. The President presented the following message from the Governor : STATE OF NEW YORK- EXECUTIVE СHAMBER, ALBANY, April 25, 1872.

To the Legislature:

In compliance with a joint resolution of the Legislature, passed at the present session, I applied to the President of the United States, requesting him to appoint three officers of the United States service to revise the exterior lines of the harbor of New York, on the Brooklyn side. Herewith I transmit a copy of the reply of the Secretary of War, informing me that the commission was appointed. It is necessary that an appropriation of money be made to cover the expenses of the commission. JOHN T. HOFFMAN.

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Mr. Murphy moved that said communication be referred to the committee on finance.

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

A message from the Assembly was received and read as follows: Resolved (if the Senate concur), That a respectful message be sent to His Excellency the Governor requesting the return of Assembly bill No. 200, entitled "An act to incorporate Riverhead Savings Bank," for amendment.

Mr. Cock moved to concur in said resolution.

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

Ordered, That the Clerk return said resolution to the Assembly, with a message informing that the Senate have concurred in the passage of the same.

A message from the Assembly was received and read, as follows:

IN ASSEMBLY, April 24, 1872. Pursuant to a concurrent resolution of the Senate and Assembly, the Governor returned the Assembly bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Mamaroneck and Rye Neck Fire Department."

The vote upon the final passage of the said bill having been reconsidered, on motion of Mr. Badeau, and by unanimous consent, the same was amended as follows:

Add at the end of section 1 the words: "Shall be hereafter known as the Mamaroneck and Rye Neck Fire District."

And as amended passed, and ordered sent to the Assembly for con

currence.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to reconsider the vote on said bill, and it was decided in the affirmative, as follows:

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The President then put the question whether the Senate would agree to concur in said amendment, and it was decided in the affirmative, a majority of all the members elected to the Senate voting in favor thereof, as follows:

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

A message from the Assembly was received and read, as follows: IN ASSEMBLY, April 23, 1872. Pursuant to a concurrent resolution of the Senate and Assembly, the Governor returned the Assembly bill entitled "An act to provide for the audit and payment of certain claims and expenses incurred by the direction of the Governor and Attorney-General in the city of New York."

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