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State National Guard, and citizens of Oswego city, for an armory in the city of Oswego, which was read and referred to the committee on finance,

Mr. Morgan presented a remonstrance of Seneca Indians of the Cattaraugus Reservation, against the passage of any law authorizing an allotment of their lands, or authorizing a lease of their lands to white people.

Mr. Morgan moved that the same be printed.

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

(See Doc. No. 24.) Mr. Humphrey, from the committee on commerce and navigation, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act for the extension of the charter of the Greenport and Shelter Island Ferry Company," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Mattoon, from the committee on canals, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitied 'An act to authorize the city of Oswego to borrow money for the purpose of building a bridge, and to provide for its construction, over the Oswego canal,'” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Campbell, from the committee on railroads, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act in relation to the Wallkill Valley Railroad Company," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Campbell, from the committee on railroads, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to amend the act to facilitate the construction of the Southern Central railroad, and to authorize towns to subscribe to the capital stock thereof, passed April 7th, 1866," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

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

"An act to amend section 1, of chapter 182 of Laws of 1846, iu relation to the recording of wills.".

"An act to enable Robert Gordon and Frances Gordon his wife, and each of them, to hold and transmit such real estate in this State, as they or either of them shall actually occupy, for his or her own use."

"An act to repeal chapter 547 of the Laws of 1866, entitled 'An act to amend chapter 62 of the Laws of 1846, and other acts additional to the same,' passed April 13, 1866; and to amend section 2, of chapter 399 of the Laws of 1849, entitled 'An act to prevent fraud in the returns made to the Comptroller of sales at auction, passed April 11, 1849."

Mr. Van Petten, from the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to increase the compensation of supervisors in the county of Onondaga," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Stanford, from the committee on canals, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to provide for the rebuilding of a bridge across the outlet made by the State of the Onondaga lake," 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 bills entitled as follows:

"An act to incorporate the Wood Library Association of Canandaigua," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on literature.

"An act authorizing the trustees of the board of education of Union Free School district No. 2, of the town of West Farms, Westchester county, to raise money to build an addition to their school house,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on literature.

“An act to repeal section 1, of the act entitled 'An act to amend the charter of the village of Bath, in the county of Steuben,' passed April 3, 1867," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to charter the village of Randolph, Cattaraugus county,' passed May 21, 1867,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

"An act to authorize the Comptroller of this State to repay certain moneys to the county of Putnam,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on finance.

“An act to prohibit the gas companies of the city of Brooklyn from collecting rent on their meters,” wbich was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

"An act to incorporate the Sixth Avenue Savings Bank, 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 banks.

"An act to legalize certain bonds of the village of Watkins, in the county of Schuyler, and to provide for the payment of the same,” 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. Creamer gave notice that he would, on some future day, ask leave to introduce a bill to incorporate the New York and Brooklyn Passenger and Baggage Company

Mr. Thayer gave notice that he would, on some future day, ask leave to introduce a bill to establish a receiver of taxes in the village of Greenbush, and to amend several acts in relation to said town and village.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Van Petten asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to authorize the erection of ice-breakers at Fink's Bridge, in the county of Herkimer, at the expense of the towns of Little Falls, Manheim and Danube," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Chapman asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to authorize the Erie Railway Company to lay down railroad tracks through certain streets 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 railroads.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Chapman asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Binghamton and Port Dickinson 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.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Williams asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to authorize Lewis Runyon to establish and maintain a ferry across the Seneca lake, at Lodi landing, which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read

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the second time, and referred to the committee on commerce and navi-
gation.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Cauldwell asked and obtained
leave to introduce à bill entitled "An act to protect ice ponds in the
counties of Westchester, Rockland and Putnam, against wilful injury,"
which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read
the second time, and referred to the committee on internal affairs of
towns and counties.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Kennedy asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to provide for the incorporation of villages,' passed December 1847, and the several acts amending the same, so far as the same relates to the village of Baldwinsville, Onondaga county," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Kennedy asked and obtained leave to introduce bill entitled "An act to regulate the compensation of the treasurer of the county of Onondaga," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Creamer asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to incorporate the New York, Brooklyn and New Jersey Pneumatic Transit Coinpany, and to authorize said company to construct tunnels under Hudson and East rivers, and certain streets and places in the city of New York, and for other purposes," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Creamer asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to authorize the transportation of passengers in the city of New York, by means of street railways, to be constructed through certain streets and avenues therein," 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. Creamer asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to authorize the construction of a certain railway in the city of New York, to be known as The People's Metropolitan and Suburban Railway,'” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on railroads.

The bill entitled "An act to amend section 1, of chapter 182 of Laws of 1846, in relation to the recording of wills," 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.
Banks
Creamer Mattoon

Norton

Tweed
Bradley
Edwards Morris

Parker

Van Petten Campbell Humphrey Nichols

Pierce

Williams Cauldwell Kennedy Nicks

Thayer

19 FOR THE NEGATIVE, Folger

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

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The bill entitled "An act to repeal chapter 547 of the Laws of 1866, entitled 'An act to amend chapter 62 of the Laws of 1846, and other acts additional to the same,' passed April 13, 1866; and to amend section 2 of chapter 399 of the Laws of 1849, entitled 'An act to prevent fraud in the returns made to the Comptroller of sales at auction,' passed April 11, 1849,” 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.
Banks
Creamer Kennedy Nicks

Thayer
Campbell Edwards

Mattoon
Norton

Tweed
Cauldwell Folger

Morris
Parker

Van Petten
Chapman Genet

Nichols
Pierce

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

Mr. Bradley moved to take from the table the motion to reconsider the vote upon the third reading of the bill entitled "An act to release to August Steilen the interest of the State in certain real estate.

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

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.
Banks
Creamer
Mattoon
Nicks

Thayer
Bradley Edwards

Morris
Norton

Tweed
Campbell Folger

Murphy
Parker

Van Petten
Cauldwell Humphrey Nichols

Pierce

Williams Chapman Kennedy

22 Said bill was then read a third time.

The President put the question whether the Senate wonld agree to the final passage of said bill, and it was decided in the affirmative, twothirds of all the members elected to the Senate voting in favor thereof, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Banks
Chapman Kennedy Norton

Thayer
Beach
Creamer
Morris
Parker

Tweed
Bradley
Edwards Murphy

Pierce

Van Petten
Campbell Folger

Nichols
Stanford

Williams
Cauldwell Humphrey

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

The bill entitled "An act to enable Robert Gordon and Frances Gordon his wife, and each of them, to hold and transmit such real estate in this State, as they or either of them shall actually occupy, for his or her own use," 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, twothirds of all the members elected to the Senate voting in favor thereof, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Banks
Chapman Mattoon

Norton

Stanford
Beach
Creamer Morris

Palmer

Thayer

23

Bradley Edwards Murphy Parker

Tweed
Campbell Folger

Nichols
Pierce

Van Petten
Cauldwell Kennedy Nicks

23 FOR THE NEGATIVE. Humphrey

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

Mr. Tweed called for the consideration of the concurrent resolution, as follows:

Resolved, (if the Assembly concur,) That the Legislature will, on Wednesday, February 12th, at 12 o'clock m., proceed to the election of a Commissioner of Metropolitan Police, in place of John G. Bergen, deceased.

Mr. Tweed moved to amend by striking out the words “in place of John G. Bergen, deceased," and inserting in lieu thereof the words “ to serve for eight years from the 1st day of March, 1868, in place of the late John G. Bergen."

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

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

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

Mr. Mattoon offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That when the Senate adjourn this day, it be until Monday evening, at 7} o'clock.

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

Mr. Mattoon, from the committee on public printing, to which was referred the resolution to print extra copies of the annual report of the Trustees of the Oswego City Library, reported in favor of the adoption of the following resolution:

Resolved, That 300 copies of the annual report of the Trustees of the Oswego City Library, be printed for the use of the Trustees.

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

On motion of Mr. Beach, the Senate adjourned.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 1868.

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment. Prayer by Rev. Dr. Wyckoff. The journal of Friday was read and approved. Mr. Hale presented two petitions of citizens of the county of Clinton, for State aid for the Whitehall and Plattsburgh railroad, which were read and referred to the committee on finance.

Mr. Van Petten presented a remonstrance of Clark S. Mills and others, of Brooklyn, against the repeal of the present excise law, which was read and referred to the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties.

Mr. Thayer presented a remonstrance of N. T. Gibson and thirty-five other citizens of Whitehall, against the present canal contract system, which was read and referred to the committee on canals.

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