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unanimous consent was also read a second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary. A bill was received from the Assembly for concurrence entitled, “An act authorising school district number six, in the town of Lyons, to collect a tax voted by them in instalments,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on literature. A bill was received from the Assembly for concurrence entitled, “An act to authorise the Westfield and Clymer plank road company to borrow money,” 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. A bill was received from the Assembly for concurrence entitled, “An act in relation to juvenile delinquents,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on poor laws. The President laid before the Senate the following communication :

.Albany, Feb. 4, 1850.

To the Hon. MEMBERs of THE SENATE,
Of the State of New-York:

Mr. Lane, proprietor of Banvard & Lane’s celebrated panorama of the Mississippi river, would be pleased and feel highly honored to have the honorable members of this body of the State Legislature visit his panorama, with their families, on Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 5, at 4 o’clock, Kidd's Hall, opposite Stanwix Hall Yours respectfully, F. L. LANE.

Mr. Cross moved that the Senate do accept the said invitation. The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to the said motion, and it was decided in the affirmative. The President laid before the Senate the report of the Auburn savings institution, which was referred to the committee on banks and insurance companies. Mr. Snyder offered for the consi eration of the Senate, the fol. lowing resolutions, to wit: Resolved, That the trustees of every society of Shakers in the several counties of this State, entrusted with the care and management of the property of such society, pursuant to the act entitled, “An act in relation to certain trusts,” passed April 15, 1839, be required upon oath or affirmation, on or before the day of March next, to report to the Legislature a just, full and true inventory and account, 1. Of all the real estate belonging to such society on the 15th day of April, 1839, with a particular description of each separate tract or parcel, the number of acres, and value of each of said separate tracts, and the number, size and description of the buildings upon each of such separate tracts or parcels.

2. Of all the real estate belonging to such society and acquired since the said 15th of April, 1839, together with the quantity and particular description of each separate tract or parcel, the times when and names of persons from whom the same was purchased or procured, the consideration paid or agreed to be paid for the same, the number and description of the buildings upon the same at the times of such purchase, and the number, size and description of the buildings and out-houses put or erected upon the same since such urchase. 3. Of all real estate sold by such society since the said 15th day of April, 1839, to whom sold or conveyed, and the price and consideration for which each separate tract or parcel was so sold or conweved. 3. Of all personal property of every description now owned and possessed by or for said society, and including such as may be in the hands and possession of their agents and others for disposition or otherwise. 5. Of all monies on hand or upon deposit with incorporated companies, banks or individuals, all government stocks and stocks of banks or other incorporated companies, all notes, bonds, mortgages, accounts, demands, evidences of indebtedness, or other securities owned by or held in trust for the use and benefit of such society. 6. Of all monies or property received by or in trust for such society since the first day of February, 1849, for the sale and disposition of manufactured articles, seeds and property of every description, and of all sums of money remaining unpaid and owing to such society upon or for such sales and disposition. 7. Of all sums of money and other property expended by such society since the first day of February, 1839, in buildings and permanent erections upon the real estate of such society. Resolved, That the Clerk cause a copy of the foregoing resolution to be served on the elders and trustees of each society of Shakers within this State, by mailing the same, directed to such elders and trustees, and by o a copy of said resolution to be published for two successive weeks in the state paper. Mr. Snyder moved that said resolutions be laid upon the table and rinted. p The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion, and it was decided in the affirmative. The bill entitled, “An act to amend the charter of the Canandaigua and Corning railroad company,” was read the third time and passed, a majority of all the members elected to the Senate voting in favor thereof, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.

Mr. Babcock Mr. Curtis Mr. Owen
Mr. Beach Mr. Dart Mr. Skinner
Mr. Brown Mr. Dimmick Mr. Snyder

Mr. Carroll Mr. Guinnip Mr. Stone

Mr. Colt Mr. Johnson Mr. Tuttle
Mr. Crook Mr. Miller Mr. Upham
Mr. Cross Mr. Morgan 20

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

The bill from the Assembly entitled, “An act to authorise John A. Dix to build a bridge from Manursing island to the main land in the town of Rye, in Westchester county,” was read the third time and passed, a majority of all the members elected to the Senate voting in favor thereof, as follows:

FOR THE AFFin MATIVE.

Mr. Babcock Mir. Curtis Mr. Morgan
Mr. Brandreth Mr. J.)art Mr. Owen

Mr. Brown Mr. Dimmick Mr. Skinner
Mr. Carroll Mr. Guinnip Mr. Snyder

\! F. Colt Mr. Johnson Mr. Stone

Mr. Crook Mr. Miller Mr Tuttle

Mr. Cross 19

Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a message informing that the Senate have passed the same without amendment.

The bill entitled, “An act to amend certain parts of the Revised Statutes and to regulate the police of the town of Watervliet,” was read the third time, and the vote thereon was as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.

Mr. Babcock Mr. Dart Mr. Morgan
Mr. Beach Mr. Dimmick Mr. Owen

Mr. Brown Mr. Guinnip Mr. Skinner

Mr. Colt Mr. Johnson Mr. Tuttle

Mr. Cross Mr. Miller 14

FOR THE NEGATIVE. Mr. Brandreth Mr. Stone 2

The Senate then resolved itself into a committee of the whole on the bill entitled, “An act to provide for the appraisal and payment of canal damages to Augustus Morgan,” and after some time spent thereon, Mr. Beach, from said committee, reported progress, and asked for and obtained leave to sit again.

The Senate then resolved itself into a committee of the whole on the bill entitled, “An act to pay the Syracuse coarse salt company for land to abate a nuisance,” and after some time spent thereon, Mr. Snyder, from said committee, reported progress, and asked for and obtained leave to sit again.

The Senate then resolved itself into a committee of the whole on the bill entitled, “An act in relation to the Utica water works company,” and after some time spent thereon, Mr. Brandreth, from said committee, reported in favor of the passage of the same without amendment, 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 on the bill entitled, “An act to amend an act entitled, ‘An act to vest certain powers in the freeholders and inhabitants of the village of Waterford,” passed April 6, 1801,” and after some time spent thereon, Mr. Babcock, from said committee, reported in favor of the passage of the same with amendments, which report was agreed to, and the bill ordered engrossed for a third reading. The Senate then resolved itself into a committee of the whole on the bill entitled, “An act in relation to the location of the NewYork and Erie railroad through the counties of o Allegany and Chautauque,” and after some time spent thereon, Mr. Dart, from said committee, reported progress, and asked and obtained leave to sit again. The Senate then resolved itself into a committee of the whole on the bill entitled, “An act to release the interest of the State in certain real estate, of which Hugh Hammel died seised, to Mary Hammel, his widow,” and after some time spent thereon, Mr. Johnson, from said committee, reported in favor of the passage of the same without amendment, which report was agreed to, and the bill ordered engrossed for a third reading: The Senate then resolved itself into a committee of the whole on the bill entitled, “An act authorising the appraisal and payment of canal damages to the Florida bridge company,” and after some time spent thereon, Mr. Skinner, from said committee, reported progress, and asked and obtained leave to sit again. On motion of Mr. Guinnip, The Senate then adjourned until 11 o’clock to-morrow morning.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 1850.

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

Prayer by the Rev. Dr. Campbell.

The journal of yesterday was read and approved.

Messrs. Carroll, Cook and Johnson, each presented remonstrances against bridging Lake Champlain, which were referred to the committee on railroads.

Messrs. Carroll, Colt and Johnson, each presented petitions of inhabitants of Albany, Ontario and Rensselaer counties, for a reduction of canal tolls on railroads, which were reserred to the committee on finance. Messrs. Babcock, Upham, Miller and Colt, presented 15 petitions of inhabitants of Genesee, Niagara, Orleans, Steuben, Ontario, Erie, Monroe and Chemung counties, for aid to Genesee college, which were referred to the committee on finance. Mr. Tuttle presented the petition of Thomas Mervin for relief for damages sustained by the loss of a horse while in the service of the State, which was referred to the committee on claims. Mr. Miller presented the petition of Alfred academy for relief from the illegal election of trustees of said academy, which was referred to the committee on literature. Mr. Cook presented the petition of inhabitants of Saratoga cofor the establishment of a board of examiners to determine the qualifications of homoepathic physicians, which was referred to the committee on medical societies and colleges. Mr. Brown presented the remonstrance of inhabitants of Suffolk co, against any alteration of the pilot laws, which was referred to the committee on commerce and navigation. Mr. Tuttle presented the petition of the Schoharie central bridge company for an amendment of their charter, which was referred to the committee on roads and bridges. Mr. Beekman presented the petition of inhabitants of New-York for an appropriate provision for the education of neglected and destitute children of the State, which was referred to the committee on charitable and religious societies. Mr. Fox presented the petition of inhabitants of Montgomery co. for a law to stay the collection of rents on lands held by manorial leases until the question of title is settled, which was referred to the select committee on that subject. Mr. Dart presented the petition of the Goveneur Wesleyan seminary for an appropriation for the benefit of said seminary, which was referred to the committee on finance. Mr. Tuttle presented the petition of Henry Talmage for a law to release him from liability under a decree of the court of chancery, which was referred to the committee on the judiciary. Mr. Beekman presented the petition of merchants of New-York for a law reducing tolls on foreign salt, which was referred to the committee on the manufacture of salt. Mr. Cook presented the petition of inhabitants of Albany for a law reducing the rate of discount on uncurrent money to 1-4 per cent, which was referred to the committee of the whole having in charge the bill upon that subject. Mr. Mann presented the petition of merchants of New-York for a repeal of the usury laws, which was referred to the committee of the whole having in charge a bill on that subject. Mr. Curtis, from the committee on grievances, to which was re

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