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“An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the New York Life Insurance and Trust Company,' passed March 9, 1830, and the act amenda’ory thereof, passed May 2, 1834."

Assembly, “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."

Assembly, "An act to repeal section 27 of chapter 721 of the Laws of 1871, entitled 'An act to amend and consolidate the several acts relating to the preservation of moose, wild deer, birds and fish,' passed April 28, 1871, and to amend section 21 of said act.".

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

Mr. Adams, from the same committee, reported progress on the last named bill, and asked and obtained leave to sit again.

Mr. Robertson offered the following:

Resolved, That the papers on file in the Senate, in regard to the construction of a bridge across the Hudson river at Troy, be taken from the files and referred to the committee on commerce and navigation.

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

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:

Assembly, “An act to repeal chapter 337 of the Laws of 1865, entitled An act to prevent manufacturers of fish guano and oil from emptying their refuse waters into the harbors and bays of Suffolk county,' passed April 8, 1865."

Assembly, “An act to prevent the cutting or taking of ice from Chautauqua lake at certain points therein."

Assembly, "An act authorizing the election of a board of auditors for the town of Lenox, Madison county, and empowering other towns to avail themselves of the provisions of this act.”

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

On motion of Mr. Foster, and by unanimous consent, said last named bill 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
Graham Lord

Perry

Weismann Allen

Harrower Lowery Robertson Winslow Chatfield Jobnson O'Brien

Tiemann D. P. Wood Cock Lewis Palmer Wagner

Woodin Foster

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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. The Assembly sent for concurrence the bills entitled as follows: “An act to extend the time for the collection of taxes in Richmond county,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time. On motion of Mr. Cock, and by unanimous consent, said bill was read the 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 Foster Lord Perry Weismann

Allen Graham Lowery Robertson Winslow.

Bowen Harrower Madden Tiemann D. P. Wood
Chatfield Johnson O'Brien Wagner Woodin

Cock Lewis Palmer 23

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. “An act to authorize the extension of the time for the collection of taxes in the town of Liberty, Sullivan county,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time. On motion of Mr. Madden, and by unanimous consent, said bill 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 Dickinson Lord Perry Weismann
Allen Foster Lowery Robertson D. P. Wood
Bowen Graham Madden Tiemann J. Wood
Chatfield Johnson O'Brien Wagner Woodin

Cock Lewis Palmer 23

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 Assembly returned the following entitled bills, with a message that they had concurred in the amendments of the Senate thereto : “An act to incorporate the Onondaga County Milk Association.” “An act to amend an act entitled ‘An ačt to authorize the trustees of the village of Ellenville, county of Ulster, to borrow money for the purpose of introducing water into the village, and to control and regulate the use of the same, passed April 5, 1866, and supplemental thereto.” “An act to authorize the Harlem and New York Navigation Company to issue bonds and mortgage its real estate to secure the payment of the same.” Ordered, That the Clerk return said bills to the Assembly. The Assembly returned the bill 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.” Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bill to the Governor. On motion of Mr. Robertson, the Senate adjourned.

FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 1872.

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.

Prayer by the Rev. Mr. Dysart. The journal of yesterday was read and approved. Messrs. Madden, Wagner, Robertson, Chatfield, Allen, Harrower, Lewis and Johnson, severally, presented remonstrances against the repeal of the classification act and legislative interference with the management of the Erie Railway Company; which were read and referred to the committee on railroads. Mr. Graham presented a remonstrance against placing the Erie railway under control of a British monopoly; which was read and referred to the committee on railroads. Mr. Madden presented three remonstrances against the act to change the north line of South street, in the city of Newburgh; which were read and referred to the committee on the affairs of cities. Mr. Dickinson presented two remonstrances against the repeal of the law relative to improving, etc., wet lands about Black lake; which were read and referred to the committee on internal affairs. Mr. Tiemann presented the memorial of Andrew H. Green, comptroller, in regard to taxes in New York city; which was read and referred to the committee on the affairs of cities. Mr. Harrower presented a remonstrance of citizens of Hammondsport, against obstructing the waters of Crooked lake; which was read and referred to the committee on canals. Mr. Baker presented a remonstrance of citizens of Whitehall, against exempting foreign insurance companies from payment of certain per centages; which was read and referred to the committee on insurance. Mr. Woodin presented a petition of John J. Thomas for an increase of the Literature Fund; which was read and referred to the committee on literature. Also, a petition of citizens of Cayuga village, for the passage of a law authorizing the election of a police justice; which was read and referred to the committee on the judiciary. Mr. Weismann presented a petition of Harper & Brothers for the passage of the charter of the city of New York, as passed by the Assembly; which was read and referred to the committee on the affairs of cities. Mr. Chatfield, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the 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 15, 1854, and the several acts amendatory thereof.” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the commitee of the whole. Mr. Chatfield, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act for the relief of Robert G. Ostrander, a commissioner of a certain highway in Hamilton county,” reported in

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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 exempt the real estate of the Home for Incurables, Westchester county, from taxation,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole. s Mr. J. Wood, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to incorporate the Addison Spring Water Company,” 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 incorporate the Bay Ridge Contracting Company,” 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 limiting and defining the operation and construction of chapter 724 of the Laws of 1871, entitled ‘An act to define the powers of the corporation attorney of the city of New York in suits for fines and penalties,' passed April 26, 1871,” reported that they have made some amendments thereto, and have amended the title so as to read as follows: “An act to regulate the places of public amusement in the city of New York,” and said bill was committed to the cômmittee of the whole. Mr. Perry, from the committee on the affairs of cities, to which was referred the bill entitl, d “An act to restrict the power of the city of Brooklyn to issue bonds or loan its credit for local improvements,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole. Mr. Perry, from the committee on the affairs of cities, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to incorporate the National American University of Music, and other liberal arts, in the city of New York.” reported in favor of the passage of the same with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole. " Mr. Perry, from the committee on insurance, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to amend the charter of the National Burglar Insurance Company of the city of New York,” passed May 8, 1868, reported in favor of the passage of the same with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole. 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 entitled ‘An act to incorporate the New York Life Insurance and Trust Company,’ passed March 9, 1830, and the act amendatory thereof, passed May 2, 1834.” “An act to incorporate the Walden Savings Bank.” “An act authorizing the town of Little Valley, Cattaraugus county, to issue bonds to pay its indebtedness incurred in the building of the court-house and jail in said town.” The Assembly sent for concurrence the following entitled bills: “An act to reorganize 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. “An act in relation to the location and erection of public buildings for use of the city of Rochester,” 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. Dickinson asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend section thirty-three of the Code of Procedure," 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. Dickinson asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to amend chapter 90 of the Laws of 1869, being an act entitled 'An act to provide for the improvement of the navigation of the Racket river and the hydraulic power thereon, and to check freshets therein,' passed April 2, 1869," 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. Tiemann asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act for the further security of creditors of moneyed corporations,” 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. Tiemann asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to make provision for the local governments of the city and county of New York for the year 1872,” which was read the tirst 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. Tiemann asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to repeal an act entitled 'An act to provide for a police court-house in the ninth judicial district in the city of New York,' passed April 27, 1870; also to repeal an act entitled "An act to provide for the completion of the court-house for the ninth judicial distriit of the city of New York, passed February 17, 1871,” 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. Palmer asked and obtained leave to introdure a bill entitled “An act to incorporate the Univn Stock Yard and Market 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 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," 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
Foster
Lord
Perry

Weismann
Baker
Graham Lowery

Robertson Winslow
Bowen

Harrower McGowan Tiemann D. P. Wood Chatfield Johnson Palmer

Wagner

J. Wood Cock

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.

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