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Mr. Graham, from the same committee, reported in favor of the passage of the second named bill, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

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

The President presented the annual report of the Canal Appraisers; which was laid on the table and ordered printed.

(See Doc. No. 13.) Mr. Adams offered the following:

Resolved, That 500 copies of the annual report of the Canal Appraisers for 1871 be printed, with paper covers, for the use of the Canal Appraisers.

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

The hour of 12 o'clock having arrived, the Senate went into executive session, and after some time spent therein the doors were opened and legislative business resumed.

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 to change the name of the Mutual Protection Life Assurance Society, and provide for an increase of its capital."

"An act to legalize and confirm the acts and proceedings of Henry C. Duryea, as special surrogate of the county of Orange.”

"An act to amend chapter 92, Laws of 1869, entitled 'An act to provide for the compensation of members of the board of supervisors of the county of Oneida,' and to fix the place of the annual sessions thereof."

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Tiemann, from said committee, 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 general orders, being the bills entitled as follows:

"An act to incorporate the Albany Produce Commission Company."

"An act to authorize the town of Herkimer, Herkimer county, to issue bonds upon its credit for the purpose of raising money to be contributed toward building a new court-house for said county in said town."

Assembly, “An act lo legalize the official acts and proceedings of Cyrillo S. Lincoln, a justice of the peace of the town of Naples, county of Ontario.”

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

Mr. Lowery, from the same committee, reported in favor of the passage of the last named bill, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

The Assembly returned the concurrent resolution requesting the Governor to return for amendment the bill entitled “An act to amend an act passed April 26, 1869, entitled “An act for the election of a receiver of (SENATE JOURNAL

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taxes and assessments for the town of Cortlandt and village of Peekskill,'' with a message that they had concurred in the passage of the same without amendment.

Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said resolution to the Governor.
The Assembly sent for concurrence the bill entitled as follows:

“An act prescribing the officers and employes that may be elected, appointed, or employed by the Senate and Assembly, fixing the salary and compensation thereof, and regulating the proceedings of investigating committees, and providing for the payment of the expenses thereof,' wbich was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on finance.

The President presented the annual report of the State Treasurer; which was laid on the table and ordered printed.

(See Doc. No. 7.) On motion of Mr. Madden, the Senate adjourned.

MONDAY, JANUARY 22, 1872.7:30 P. M.

1872.

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

A message from His Excellency, the Goveruor, was received and read in the words following:

EXECUTIVE CHAMBER,

ALBANY, January 22, 1872.5 To the Senate :

In compliance with the joint resolution of the Senate aud Assembly, I return herewith, for amendment, Senate bill, not printed, entitled "An act to amend an act passed April 26, 1869, entitled "An act for the election of a receiver of taxes and assessments for the towu of Cortlandt and village of Peekskill.'”

JOHN T. HOFFMAN. Mr. Robertson moved to reconsider the vote by which said bill was passed.

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

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Adams
Dickinson Lowery Perry

Weismann
Ames
Graham

McGowan Robertson D. P. Wood
Baker
Harrower O'Brien

Tiemann

J. Wood
Benedict Lewis

Palmer
Wagner

Woodin
Cock

21 On motion of Mr. Robertson, and by unanimous consent, said bill was amended by inserting in section 1, line 1, engrossed bill, after the word taxes " the words " and assessments."

Said bill, as amended, 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 Lowery

Perry

Weismann
Ames
Graham

McGowan Robertson D. P. Wood
Baker
Harrower O'Brien

Tiemann J. Wood
Benedict Lewis

Palmer
Wagner

Woodin
Cock

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

The Assembly sent for concurrence a resolution in the words following, to wit :

IN ASSEMBLY, January 22, 1872.

. On motion of Mr. Alvord :

Resolved (if the Senate concur), That the committee on rules of this House act with a like committee to be appointed by the Senate to make examination and recommend revision, if necessary, of the joint rules of the two Houses.

Ordered, That said resolution be laid on the table.
Also the following:

IN ASSEMBLY, January 20, 1872. Resolved (if the Senate concur), That a committee of five be appointed on the part of this House to confer with a like committee of the Senate to apportion and divide the congressional districts of this State under the census of 1870.

Ordered, That said resolution be laid on the table.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Benedict asked and obtained leave to introduve a bill entitled “An act to amend and consolidate into one act the various acts relative to common schools in 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 literature.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Benedict asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend chapter 539 of the Laws of 1870, entitled 'An act in relation to jurors in 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 judiciary.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Cock asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act relating to the town officers and local government of Newtown, Queens county," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent, was also read the second time, and referted to the committee on internal affairs.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Lowery asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to repeal chapter 712, of the Laws of 1871, entitled 'An act in relation to the election of representatives in Congress, senators and inembers of Assembly," 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. D. P. Wood, from the committee on engrossed bills, reported as correctly engrossed the bills entitled as follows:

"An act to authorize the town of Herkimer, Herkimer county, to issue bonds upon its credit for the purpose of raising money to be contributed toward building a new court-house for said county in said town.”

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"An act to legalize and confirin the acts and proceedings of llenry C. Duryea as special surrogate of the county of Orange.”

“An act relating to consents for bonding towns to aid in the construction of the Lake Ontario Shore railroad."

“An act to change the name of the Flatbush Avenue Industrial School and Nursery.”

"An act to incorporate the Albany Produce Commission Company.

"An act to change the name of the Mutual Protection Life Assurance Society, and provide for an increase of its capital."

“An act to amend chapter 92, Laws of 1869, entitled 'An act to provide for the compensation of members of the board of supervisors of the county of Oneida,' and to fix the place of the annual sessions thereof."

The bill entitled "An act to change the name of the Mutual Protection Life Assurance Society, and provide for an increase of its capital,” 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
Lowery Perry

Weismann
Ames

Graham McGowan Robertson D, P. Wood
Baker
Harrower O'Brien

Tiemann J. Wood
Cock
Lewis
Palmer
Wagner

Woodin
Dickinson Lord

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

The bill entitled “An act to amend chapter 92, Laws of 1869, entitled *An act to provide for the compensation of members of the board of supervisors of the county of Oneida,' and to fix the place of the annual sessions 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
Dickinson Lowery Perry

Weismann
Ames
Foster

McGowan Robertson D. P. Wood
Baker
Graham
O'Brien

Tiemann J. Wood
Benedict Harrower Palmer

Wagner

Woodin tock

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

The bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Albany Produce Commission 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,
Adams

Dickinson McGowan Robertson D. P. Wood
Ames
Foster
O'Brien

Wagner J. Wood
Baker
Hardenberg b Palmer

Weismana Woodin
Cock
Harrower Perry

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For the NEGATIVE. Benedict Graham Tiemann 3

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

The bill entitled “An act to change the name of the Flatbush Avenue Industrial School and Nursery,” was read a third time.

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 tothe Senate voting in favor thereof, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.

Adams Dickinson Lord Perry Weismann

Ames Foster Lowery Robertson D. P. Wood Baker Graham McGowan Tiemann J. Wood Benedict Harrower O'Brien Wagner Woodin

Cock Lewis Palmer 28

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

The bill entitled “An act to legalize and confirm the acts and proceedings of Henry C. Duryea as special surrogate of the county of Orange,” 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 Foster Lowery Perry Weismann

Ames Graham McGowan Robertson D. P. Wood Baker Harrower O'Brien Tiemann J. Wood

Crick Lewis Palmer Wagner Woodin Dickinson Lord 22

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

The bill entitled “An act to authorize the town of Herkimer, Herkimer county, to issue bonds upon its credit for the purpose of raising Inoney to be contributed toward building a new court-house for said county in said town,” 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 Lowery Perry Weismann

Ames Foster McGowan Robertson D. P. Wood

Baker Graham O'Brien Tiemann J. Wood

Benedict Harrower Palmer Wagner Woodin

Cock Lewis 22 For THE NEGATIVE.

Hardenbergh 1

Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bill to the Assembly, and request their concurrence therein. The Assembly bill entitled “An act to legalize the official acts and pro

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