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the Third avenue, in the town of Morrisania, county of Westchester,” 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. Lewis asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to repeal the first section of chapter 534 of the Laws of 1855, entitled ‘An act for the prevention of frauds upon the canal revenues,’ passed April 14, 1855,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the coloumittee on canals. By unanimous consent, Mr. Adams asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to incorporate the Proprietors of the Albany Pier, and to provide for their powers and duties,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on canals. By unanimous consent, Mr. Foster asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to authorize the Cazenovia and De Ruyter Railroad Company to take increased fare on their road,” 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. Woodin asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to authorize the Dodge and Stevenson Manufacturing Company to issue preferred 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. J. Wood asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to amend an act entitled ‘An act to incorporate the Real Estate Trust Company of the city of New York, passed April 14, 1871,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on banks. Mr. McGowan moved that the bill entitled “An act to authorize the extension of the time for the collection of taxes in the several towns of this State,” be referred to the first committee of the whole.” 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 then resolved itself into a committee of the whole, and proceeded to the consideration of general orders, being the bills entitled as follows: “An act to authorize the extension of the time for the collection of taxes in the several towns of this State.” “An act to amend an act passed April 22, 1862, entoled ‘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.” “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.” After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Allen, from said commitee, reported in favor of the passage of said named bills, which report was agreed to and said bills ordered engrossed for a third reading. The Senate again 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 to repeal chapter 668 of the Laws of 1871, 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 two of chapter 321 of the Laws of 1870."

"An act to amend chapter 156 of the Laws of 1868, entitled 'An act to incorporate the village of Greenport, Suffolk county.'”

"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.'."

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

Mr. Lowery, from said committee, also reported in favor of the passage of the second named bill with an amendment, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Lowery, from said committee, also 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 bills entitled as follows:

"An act for the erection of an iron bridge over the Champlain canal at Comstock's Landing, in the county of Washington.”

“An act to authorize 0. Richards & Son to construct and maintain a swing bridge over the Glens Falls feeder, in the village of Sandy Hill."

"An act to amend an act entitled “An act to amend an act to incorporate the Savings Bank of the city of Utica,' passed April 26, 1839 ; passed April 11, 1870.”

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

Mr. Robertson, from said committee, also reported in favor of the passage of the second named bill with amendments, and the title amended by striking out the words "0. Richards & Son," and inserting in lieu thereof the words “ Orson Richards and Eber Richards," which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Robertson, from said commitee, reported progress on the last pamed bill, and asked and obtained leave to sit again.

On motion of Mr. Allen, the Senate adjourned.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 30, 1872.

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.
Prayer by Rev. Dr. Coit, of Troy.
The journal of yesterday was read and approved.

Mr. Perry presented the resolutions of the board of supervisors of Kings county in reference to the passage of an act for the appointment of attendants and messengers for the supreme court of that county; which were read and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Messrs. Chatfield, Allen, and Johnson, severally, presented remonstrances against any legislative interference with the management of the Erie railway; which were read and referred to the committee on railroads.

Mr. Winslow presented a petition of the Watertown high school for an increase of the literature fund; which was read and referred to the comınittee on literature.

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

“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."

"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."

"An act to authorize the extension of the time for the collection of taxes in the several towns of this State."

“An act for the erection of an iron bridge over the Champlain canal at Comstock's Landing, in the county of Washiugton.”

“An act to authorize Orson Richards and Eber Richards to construct and maintain a swing bridge over the Glens Falls feeder, in the village of Sandy Hill."

“An act to repeal chapter 668 of the Laws of 1871, 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 two of chapter 321 of the Laws of 1870."

“An act to amend chapter 156 of the Laws of 1868, entitled 'An act to incorporate the village of Greenport, Suffolk county."

Mr. McGowan, from the committee on agriculture, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act legalizing the conveyance of lands by the Cattaraugus Agricultural Society," 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 bill entitled as follows:

"An act to authorize the county treasurer of Kings county to designate one of his assistants to act as deputy in his absence,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. Dickinson gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to amend an act entitled 'An act to provide for the improvement of the navigation of the Racket river and of the hydraulic power thereon, and to check freshets therein, passed April 2, 1869."

By unanimous consent, Mr. Johnson asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to authorize the Pennsylvania and Sodus Bay railroad and Southern Railroad Company to connect their respective railroads by branches therefrom,” 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. Graham asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act supplementary to, and amendatory of, chapter 80 of the Laws of 1870, entitled 'An act to provide for the enrollment of the militia for the organization of the National Guard, and for the public defense,' and entitled the military code,” which was read

the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the militia.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Madden asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to amend and consolidate the charter of the village of Middletown,' passed March 31, 1866,” 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 villages.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Tiemann asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An'act to amend the charter of the New York Produce Exchange Company, and to confer certain powers npon said company," 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. Cock asked and obtained leave to introdoce a bill entitled “An act to amend the charter of the Society of St. John's Land, in the county of Suffolk, incorporated under the provisions of an act entitled 'An act for the incorporation of benevolent, charitable, scientific, and missionary societies,' passed April 12, 1848," 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.

By unanimous consent, Mr.Weismann asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to authorize the Second Avenue Railroad Company, in the city of New York, to extend their tracks and operate the same,” 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. Wagner asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend an act to incorporate the Young Men's Christian Association of the city of Schenectady, passed April 28, 1871,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on cbaritable and religious societies.

The bill entitled "An act to authorize the extension of the time for the collection of taxes in the several towns of this State,” 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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By unanimous consent the rule was suspended, and the Clerk ordered to deliver said bill to the Assembly immediately, with a message requesting concurrence therein.

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,” 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, as follows:

Adams
Allen
Baker
Cock

Dickinson
Foster
Graham
Harrower

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE,
Johnson

O'Brien
Lowery Perry
McGowan Robertson
Madden

Tiemann

Wagner
Weismann
D. P. Wood
Woodin

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

The bill entitled “An act to amend chapter 156 of the Laws of 1868, entitled 'An act to incorporate the village of Greenport, Suffolk county,' 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 aftirmative, 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 NEGATIVE.

Lewis

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

The bill entitled “An act to repeal chapter 668 of the Laws of 1871, 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 two of chapter 32 i of the Laws of 1870,”” 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, i 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,
Adams
Graham
Lowery Perry

Weismann
Allen

Harrower McGowan Robertson Winslow
Baker
Johnson
Madden

Tiemann D. P. Wood
Chatfield Lewis

O'Brien
Wagner

Woodin
Foster

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

The bill entitled “An act for the erection of an iron bridge over the Champlain canal at Comstock's Landing, in the county of Washington," 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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