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Mr. Harrower, from the committee on manufactures, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to amend an act entitled "An act to renew and amend an act entitled “An act relative to the general society of mechanics and tradesmen of the city of New York, passed April 1, 1856,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Benedict, from the committee on literature, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act reappropriating a certain portion of the United States Deposit Fund for the benefit of academies," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Benedict, from the committee on literature, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to amend an act entitled "An act in relation to the establishment of a normal and training school in the village of Plattsburgh, to be called the Plattsburgh Normal and Training School,' passed May 7, 1869," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Winslow, from the committee on banks, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Walden Savings Bank," reported in favor of the passage of the same with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Foster, from the committee on railroads, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to authorize the construction and use of a railroad from the southerly side of Newton creek, in the city of Brooklyn, to the village of Astoria, and through certain streets of said village,' passed May 5, 1863,” 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 the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to repeal an act entitled 'An act to provide a further supply of pure and wholesome water for the city of New York,' passed February 27, 1871; and also an act entitled "An act to re-enact and amend an act entitled “An act to provide a further supply of pure and wholesome water for the city of New York,” passed April 6, 1871,'” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Murphy, from the comțittee on literature, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to provide for the formation of free public libraries," reported in favor of the passage of the same with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

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

“An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the National Trust Company of the city of New York,' passed April 19, 1867."

“An act to incorporate the Moose River Improvement Company." “An act to amend the charter of the American Bible Society."

Mr. Harrower, from the committee on inanufactures, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to extend the operation and effect of the act passed February 17, 1848, entitled "An act to authorize the formation of corporations for manufacturing, mining, mechanical or chemical purposes,' and entitled, as the title of said act was amended by an act passed April 28, 1866, 'An act to authorize the formation of corporations for manufacturing, mining, mechanical, chemical, agricultural, horticultural, medical or curative, mercantile or commercial purposes,'”

reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was com

mitted to the committee of the whole. Mr. Bowen, from the committee on literature, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to divide the county of Sullivan into two school commissioner districts,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole. Mr. Graham, from the committee on internal affairs, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to enable the electors of the town of Chatham, Columbia county, to vote by districts for town officers, and for other purposes,” 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 a resolution in the words following: Resolved (if the Senate concur), That a respectful message be sent to His Excellency the Governor, asking the return of Assembly bill No. 64, entitled “An act to authorize the election of an additional justice of the peace in the town of Manlius, in the county of Onondaga, for amendment.” On motion of Mr. D. P. Wood, and by unanimous consent the rule was suspended, in order that said resolution might be considered immediately. The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said resolution, and it was decided in the affirmative. Ordered, That the Clerk return said resolution to the Assembly, with a message that the Senate have concurred in the passage of the same. By unanimous consent, Mr. Benedict asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to provide for the better administration of the estate of deceased persons,” 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. Benedict asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to amend an act entitled ‘An act to incorporate the New York City Central Underground Railway Company, and to authorize the said company to construct and operate a certain underground railway in the city of New York, passed April 17, 1868, being chapter — of the Laws of 1868, and the act amending the same, passed May 11, 1869, being chapter — of the Laws of 1869,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on railroads. In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Madden asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to facilitate the construction of the New York and Oswego Midland railroad,” 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. Lord asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to authorize the city of Rochester to subscribe for stock of the Lake Ontario Shore Railroad Company from the proceeds of the sale of the Rochester and Genesee Valley Railroad Conpany stock owned by said city,” 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. Robertson asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to repeal an act entitled ‘An act to amend the Revised Statutes in relation to the laying out of public roads and of the alteration thereof, in the town of Greenburgh, passed April

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15, 1854, and the several acts amendatory thereof,” 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. Murphy asked and obtained leave to introduce . bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Bay Ridge Contracting 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. Chatfield asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act relative to the Washington Street and State Asylum Railroad 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. Chatfield asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to repeal 'An act to authorize the construction of a bridge over the Chenango canal, in the city of Binghamton, at its intersection with Chenango street in said city,' passed April 7, 1871, and to provide for the construction of an iron bridge over the extension of the Chenango canal, in the city of Binghamton, at its intersection with Robinson street in said city,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the comittee on canals.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Cock asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act in relation to the performance of labor upon public highways and bridges in the county of Queens," 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. Harrower asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Addison Spring Water 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.

The bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Moose River Improve. ment Company," 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:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Baker
Dickinson Lord

Robertson Winslow
Bowen
Graham

Madden Wagner D. P. Wood
Chatfield Harrower Murphy Weismann

Woodin
Cock
Lewis
O'Brien

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FOR THE NEGATIVE. Johnson Lowery McGowan Tiemann

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

The bill entitled "An act to amend the charter of the American Bible Society,” 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:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Baker
Dickinson Lewis

O'Brien Wagner
Bowen
Graham Lowery Perry

Weismann
Chatfield Harrower McGowan Robertson Winslow
Cock

Johnson Murphy Tiemann D. P. Wood 20 Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bill to the Assembly, and request their concurrence therein.

The bill entitled “An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the National Trust Company of the city of New York,' passed April 19, 1867," 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:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Adams

Chatfield Harrower McGowan Weismann
Baker
Dickinson Johnson Perry

Winslow
Bowen
Graham Lowery Wagner

D. P. Wood 15
FOR THE NEGATIVE.
Benedict Lewis

O'Brien

Robertson Tiemann
Cock
Murphy

7 Mr. Winslow moved to reconsider the vote just taken, and that the motion lie upon the table.

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

The Assembly bill entitled "An act to extend to the towns of Skaneateles and Spafford, of the county of Onondaga, the provisions of the act entitled An act to amend an act entitled "An act to authorize the formation of railroad corporations, and to regulate the same," passed April 2, 1850, so as to permit municipal corporations to aid in the construction of railroads, passed May 15, 1869,' and of acts amendatory thereof,” 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:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Adams
Chatfield Lewis

Palmer

Weismann
Baker
Dickinson McGowan Perry

Winslow
Benedict Graham

O'Brien

Wagner D. P. Wood
Bowen
Harrower

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FOR THE NEGATIVE.
Cock
Lowery Madden

Robertson Tiemann Johnson

6 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.

The bill entitled "An act for the extension of the Utica, Chenango and Cortland 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 negative, a majority of all the members elected to the Senate not voting in favor thereof, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Adams
Dickinson McGowan Perry

Weismann
Baker
Graham
O'Brien

Robertson D. P. Wood Benedict Harrower Palmer

Tiemann Woodin Chatfield

16 Mr. Robertson moved to reconsider the vote just taken.

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

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Adams
Dickinson Johnson Perry

Weismann
Benedict Foster

McGowan Robertson Winslow
Bowen
Graham
Madden

Tiemann D. P. Wood Chatfield Harrower Palmer

Wagner Woodin Cock

The President then 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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Wagner

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Adams
Dickinson Lord

Palmer
Benedict Foster
Lowery Perry

Weismann
Bowen
Graham

McGowan Robertson Winslow
Chatfield Harrower Madden

Tiemann D. P. Wood
Cock
Johngon

21 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.

Mr. Palmer moved to reconsider the vote upon the concurrent resolution, as follows:

Resolved (if the Senate concur), That when the Legislature adjourn on Wednesday, the 21st, it adjourn to meet on the evening of Monday, the 26th, at 71 o'clock P. M.

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

Adams
Baker
Benedict
Bowen

Chatfield
Cock
Graham
Harrower

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Lewis

Perry
Lord

Tiemann
McGowan Wagner
Palmer

Weismann
Winslow
D. P. Wood

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FOR THE NEGATIVE. Dickinson Lowery

O'Brien

Robertson Woodin Johnson Murphy

Mr. Palmer inoyed to restore the resolution as it came from the Assembly by substituting the words “Friday, the 16th,” in place of the words “ Wednesday, the 21st.”

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

Baker
Bowen
Chatfield

Cock
Graham
Harrower

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Lord

Palmer
McGowan Perry

Tiemann
Wagner

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