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

The bill entitled "An act relating to consents for bonding towns in aid of the construction of the Lake Ontario Shore railroad,” 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:

Allen Anes Baker Benedict

Wagner

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FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Adlams
Bowen
Lewis

Robertson Winslow
Chatfield McGowan

Tiemann

D. P. Wood
Dickinson Madden

J. Wood
Graham
Palmer

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

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

"An act in relation to Columbia College, in the city of New York." "An act to relieve juvenile delinquents from certain disqualifications.”

"An act relative to lands in the city of Brooklyn, county of Kings, devised in and by the last will and testament of Leffert Lefferts, deceased, to Elizabeth Dorothea Brevoort, for and during her natural life.”

After some time spent therein the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Cock, from said committee, reported in favor of the passage of said first named bill, with amendments, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Cock, from the same committee, reported in favor of the passage of the two last named bills, which report was agreed to and said bills ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Benedict moved that the Senate resolve itself into a committee of the whole upon the Assembly bill entitled as follows:

"An act to confirm orders of the court of general sessions of the peace in and for the city and county of New York, continuing the last November term thereof; and to define the construction of chapter 10 of the Laws of 1862, entitled' An act to empower the court of the general sessions of

peace, in and for the city and county of New York, to extend its terms and to authorize its adjournments.

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. The Senate again resolved itself into a committee of the whole, and proceeded to the consideration of said bill.

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Winslow, from said committee, reported in favor of the passage of said bill, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

On motion of Mr. Benedict, and by unanimous consent, said bill was read a third time. The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to

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majority of all the members elected to the Senate voting in favor thereof, 1 and three-fifths of said members being present, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE,
Adams
Cock
Johnson
Palmer

Weismann
Allen
Dickinson Lewis

Perry

Winslow
Ames
Foster

McGowan Robertson D. P. Wood
Baker
Graham
Murphy

Tiemann J. Wood
Benedict Harrower O'Brien

Wagner

Woodin Chatfield

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% 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.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Benedict asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act concerning the responsibility of certain officers of 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 affairs of cities.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Benedict asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to re-organize the local government of the city 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 affairs of cities.

On motion of Mr. Dickinson the Senate adjourned.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 24, 1872.

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.
Prayer by Rev. Mr. Brown.
The journal of yesterday was read and approved.

Messrs Chattield, Allen, D. P. Wood and Harrower severally presented remonstrances against any interference with the management of Erie railroad; which were read and referred to the committee on railroads.

Messrs. Tiemann, Cock, Graham, Harrower, Winslow, Dickinson and Baker severally presented petitions of citizens of New York, in favor of the Beach Pneumatic railway; which was read and referred to the committee on railroads.

Mr. Murphy presented a petition of Packer Collegiate Institute, of Brooklyn, for additional appropriation for academies; which was read and referred to the committee on literature.

Mr. O'Brien presented a petition of shareholders Erie Railroad Company, for change of management of said company; which was read and referred to the committee on railroads.

Mr. Benedict presented the petition of Cornelia Townsend, for relief in relation to an assessment in the city of New York; which was read and referred to the committee on the affairs of cities.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Woodin offered the following:

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of the sixth article of the Constitution relative to the court of appeals, reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said resolution was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Dickinson, from the committee on the affairs of villages, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to amend chapter 156 of the Laws of 1965, entitled 'An act to incorporate the village of Greenport, Suffolk county," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

St. Baker, from the committee on charitable and religious societies, to

Resolved, That the Senate hold an executive session at 12 o'clock . this day.

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

Mr. Woodin, from the committee on engrossed bills, reported as correctly engrossed the bills entitled as follows: "An act in relation to Columbia College, in the city of New York.” "An act to relieve juvenile delinquents from certain disqualifications." "An act relative to lands in the city of Brooklyn, county of Kings, devised in and by the last will and testament of Leffert Lefferts, deceased, ! to Elizabeth Dorothea Brevoort, for and during her natural life.”

Mr. J. Wood, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act requiring mortgages of personal property to be filed in the town clerk’s and other offices, passed April 29, 1833," 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 bill entitled "An act to amend an act in relation to fees of sherifis

, except in the counties of New York, Kings and Westchester, passed April 12, 1871,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, 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 bill entitled “An act to release the interest of the State of New York in lands in the city of Brooklyn, to Charles W. Jones," 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 bill entitled "An act in relation to witnesses in criminal cases, reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, 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 bill entitled “An act to repeal chapter 321 of the Laws of 1870, entitled “An act to provide

for the appraisal of canal claims against the State,” reported and asked to be discharged from the further con

same,

and that it be referred to the committee on canals; Mr. J. Wood, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to repeal chapter 668 of the Laws of 1879, entitled 'An act to provide for the payment of counsel required to be employed on behalf of the State, in pursuance of the provisions of section 2 of chapter 321 of the Laws of 1870,”” reported and asked to be discharged from the further consideration of the same, and that it be referred to the committee on canals ; which report was agreed to. eftered the resolution that the Senate agree to the proposed amendment

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which report was agreed to.

which was referred the bill entitled “An act to amend an act passed April 22, 1862, entitled 'An act to incorporate the Union Home and School for the education and maintenance of the children of volunteers,' and the act amendatory thereof, passed March 30, 1866," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Palmer, from the committee on the affairs of cities, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to establish the tenth ward in the city of Utica,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

The President presented the report of the Trustees of the Wadsworth Library at Geneseo for 1871; which was laid on the table and ordered printed.

(See Doc. No. 17.) Also, a communication from the Superintendent of Census in reply to a resolution of the Senate; which was laid on the table and ordered printed.

(See Doc. No. 18.) Mr. Robertson gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to create a board of commissioners of city railways, and to provide means of rapid transit in the city of New York.

Mr. Winslow gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to amend the charter of the Agricultural Insurance Company of Watertown, Jefferson county.

Mr. Baker gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to amend the charter of the village of Greenbush.

Mr. Dickinson gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to authorize the Clifton Mining Company to succeed to the rights of the Clifton Iron Company.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Benedict asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act for the relief of Cornelia Townsend," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the affairs of cities.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Woodin asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Safe Deposit and Trust Company of Auburn,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on banks.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Allen asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to extend the time for beginning the construction of the Cattaraugus Railway Company," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on railroads.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Winslow asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Moose River Improvement Company," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on commerce and navigation.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Winslow asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to construct certain roads from settlements in Lewis county to Brown's tract in Herkimer county, passed June 8, 1853, and the acts to continue in force said act and amendatory thereof,' passed April 18, 1859 to April 14, 1865,”

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.

By unanimous consent, Mr. O'Brien asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act relating to the Erie Railway Company, repealing chapter 916, of the Laws of 1869, so far as relates to the classification of directors of the Erie Railway Company, and the prolongation thereby of their terms of office, and vacating the offices of directors of said company held thereunder, and ordering a new election for a full board of directors of said company, and providing regulations relating to the election of directors of said company and the transfer of its stock, 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. Robertson asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to anthorize the Metropolitan Transit Company to construct certain railroads in the city of New York and across the Harlem river,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on railroads.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Madden asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled "An act incorporating the Goshen Savings Bank,' passed April 1871,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time and referred to the committee on banks.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Perry asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to provide for the restraint on the expenditure of public moneys in the county of Kings, and to repeal chapter 115, of the Laws of 1871,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee . on retrenchment.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Perry asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to provide for the transfer of the duties of the registrar of arrears of taxes of the city of Brooklyn, and to abolish said office," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on affairs of cities.

The bill entitled "An act in relation to Columbia College, in the city of New York,” 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:

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FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Adams
Chatfield Lewis

O'Brien

Weismann
Allen
Cock
Lowery Perry

Winslow
Ames
Foster

McGowan Robertson D. P. Wood
Baker
Harrower Madden

Tiemann J. Wood
Benedict
Johnson Murphy

Wagner

Woodin Bowen

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

The bill entitled "An act to relieve juvenile delinquents from certain disqualifications," 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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