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insurance on property by individuals and associations unauthorized by law," be recommitted to the committee on insurance companies. The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion, and it was decided in the affirmative.

On motion of Mr. Truman,

Resolved, That the bill, entitled "An act to revise the charter of the village of Binghamton," be recommitted to the committee on the incorporation of cities and villages.

Mr. Paterson offered the following resolution, viz:

Resolved, That two thousand extra copies of the report of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, be printed for the use of the Senate.

Ordered, That said resolution be referred to the committee on public printing.

Mr. Paterson offered the following resolution, viz:

Resolved, That 1,500 extra copies of the report of the State Engineer and Surveyor, be printed for the use of the Senate.

Ordered, That said resolution be referred to the committee on public printing.

On motion of Mr. Ames,

The Assembly bill entitled "An act in relation to the town meeting in the town of Cicero, in the county of Onondaga," was referred to the first committee of the whole.

Mr. Halsted moved to take from the table the following resolution:

Resolved, That the Clerk of the Senate be and is hereby directed to purchase two copies of the 5th edition of the Revised Statutes, for the use of the Senate Library; one copy for the use of the committee on the judiciary, one copy for the committee on the incorporation of cities and villages, one copy for the committee on banks, one copy for the committee on literature, and one copy for the committee on canals.

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

Mr. Halsted moved to amend the resolution by striking out all after the word "Resolved," and inserting as follows: "That the Clerk purchase 10 copies of the 5th edition of the Revised Statutes, two copies of which shall at all times be kept in the Library, and the remaining eight shall be for the use of the committees."

Mr. Paterson moved to amend by striking out "ten" and inserting "two."

Mr. Smith moved to amend the amendment, by striking out "two" and inserting "five;” also, strike out "two" and insert ❝one."

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

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Mr. John D. Willard moved to amend the amendment, by striking out "two" and inserting "eight."

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

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Halsted

Darling
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Mr. Scott moved to amend the amendment, by striking out "two" and inserting "four."

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Hubbell

Foote
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FOR THE NEGATIVE.

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Laflin
Mandeville

Hubbell

Laflin

Loveland

Ely
Foote

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.

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

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Mr. Smith moved that the Senate do now adjourn.

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

On motion of Mr. Loveland,

Resolved, That the bill, entitled "An act to regulate removals, suspensions and appointments, in the offices of the State Prisons,' be recommitted to the committee on State Prisons.

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

Assembly bill, “An act in relation to the town meeting in the town of Cicero, in the county of Onondaga."

"An act to amend an act passed April 17, 1854, entitled 'An act to incorporate the village of Lyons.'

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Assembly bill, "An act to authorize the board of supervisors of the county of Clinton, to change the site of the county poor house buildings."

And after some time spent therein, Mr. Burhans from said committee, reported in favor of the passage of said first and second mentioned bills, which report was agreed to, and said bills ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Burhans, from said committee, reported progress on said third mentioned bill, and asked and obtained leave to sit again. On motion of Mr. Darling, the Senate adjourned.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 1859.

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

Prayer by the Rev. Mr. Morgan.

The journal of yesterday, was read and approved.

Mr. Pratt presented a petition of citizens of Catskill, Greene county, for aid to the Troy University, which was read and referred to the committee on literature.

Mr. Hubbell presented a petition of tax payers of Oneida county, for an amendment of the law in reference to hawking and peddling, and an increase of the license fee, which was read and referred to the commtttee on the internal affairs of towns and counties.

Mr. John D. Willard presented a petition of members of the bar of Rensselaer county, for printing of court calendars in that county, which was read and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. Smith, from the committee on charitable and religious societies, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to authorize the incorporation of Juvenile Reformatory Asylums," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with an amendment, which report was agreed to, and said bill committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Truman, from the committee on charitable and religious societies, to which was referred the Assembly bill, entitled "An act authorizing the Baptist Society of Sweden and Bergen, to sell their parsonage," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with an amendment, which report was agreed to, and said bill committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Truman, from the committee on charitable and religious societies, to which was referred the bill, entitled "An act to amend chapter 522, of the Laws of 1857, entitled 'An act to incorporate the Genesee Camp Ground Association,"" reported in favor of the passage of the same, which report was agreed to, and said bill committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Halsted, from the committee on the incorporation of cities and villages, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to incorporate the fire department of the village of Elmira," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with an amendment, which

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report was agreed to, and said bill committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Darling, from the committee on engrossed bills, reported as correctly engrossed, the bill entitled as follows:

"An act in relation to Waterloo Union School, and school districts Nos. 1 and 15, in the town of Waterloo, county of Seneca."

Mr. Ames, from the select committee to which was referred the bill entitled "An act for the relief of the New York State Inebriate Asylum and other purposes," reported the same for the consideration of the Senate, with amendments, which report was agreed to, and said bill committed to the committee of the whole.

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Mr. Hubbell presented the annual report of the trustees of the New York State Lunatic asylum; which was laid on the table and ordered printed.

(See Doc. No. 41.) On motion of Mr. Hubbell,

Resolved, That three thousand copies of the report of the officers of the New York State Lunatic asylum, be printed for the use of the Managers of the Asylum, in such style and on such paper as that of last year.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Darling asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill, entitled "An act for the relief of the estate of James Mullett, deceased," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Pratt asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill, entitled "An act to provide for reports. in pardon cases," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Pratt asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act releasing to Jane Williamson the interest of this State in certain lands situated in Shawangunk, Ulster county," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. John D. Willard, asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act in relation to the Town Insurance Company of the town of Brunswick," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the internal affairs of towns and counties.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Ely asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill, entitled "An act to amend and extend an act to incorporate the St. David's Benevolent and Benefit Society of the city of New York, passed April 6, 1858," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on charitable and religious societies.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Ely asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to vest in the mayor, aldermen and commonalty of the city of New York, the title to lands covered with water, west of 13th Avenue, and between 14th and 31st streets in said city," 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.

The Assembly bill entitled "An act in relation to the town meeting in the town of Cicero, in the county of Onondaga," was read a third time.

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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:

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Burhans

Darling

Ely

Foote
Halsted

Hubbell
Loveland

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.

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Paterson

Pratt

Prosser

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Truman

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

Mr. Darling offered the following resolution, viz:

Resolved, That after this week, the Senate meet on Tuesday and Thursday evenings of each week, at half-past 7 o'clock, for the consideration of general orders only.

Mr. Smith moved to amend, by striking out the words "evenings" and "half-past seven," and inserting in place thereof, the words "afternoon" and "four." ""

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

Mr. Paterson moved to lay the resolution on the table.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree

to said motion, and it was decided in the affirmative.

Mr. Halsted offered the following resolution, viz:

Resolved, That the Clerk be directed to purchase for the Senate Library, two copies of the Laws of 1846.

By unanimous consent, said resolution was laid on the table.

On motion of Mr. Halsted,

Resolved, That in the absence of Mr. Noxon, Mr. Paterson be appointed one of the committee on the incorporation of cities and villages.

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

"An act in relation to the New York and Harlem Railroad Company."

Assembly bill, "An act in relation to the Oneida County Poor House."

"An act to amend the act entitled 'An act in relation to draining

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