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Bradley Folger
Kennedy O'Donnell

Thayer
Campbell Hale

Mattoon
Palmer

Van Petten
Cauldwell Graham Morgan

Parker

Williams Chapman Hale

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

The bill entitled "An act in relation to Wallkill Valley Railroad 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.
Banks
Creamer Hale

Morris

Parker
Beach
Crowley
Hnbbard
Nichols

Pierce
Bradley
Edwards Humphrey Nicks

Thayer
Campbell Folger

Kennedy O'Donnell Tweed
Cauldwell Genet

Morgan
Palmer

Williams
Chapman Graham

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

Mr. Folger moved to take from the table the motion to reconsider the vote upon the final passage of the bill entitled “An act authorizing any life insurance company, or any trust or loan company, to invest their funds in bonds issued by any county, town or village of this State, pursuant to any law of this State.

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 then put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion to reconsider, and it was decded 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.
Banks
Chapman Folger

Nicks

Tweed
Beach
Creamer Graham

Palmer

Van Petten Bradley Crowley Morgan

Thayer

Williams
Campbell Edwards
Nichols

18 FOR THE NEGATIVE, Hale

Hubbard Humphrey Morris On motion of Mr. Folger and by unanimous consent, said bill was amended by striking out “and all proceedings had by the commissioners appointed in the several acts authorizing the issue of said bonds in the said towns and election district, are hereby ratified and confirmed."

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 afirmative, a majority of all the members elected to the Senate voting in favor thereof, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Beach
Edwards Kennedy Morris

Parker
Campbell Graham

Mattoon
Nichols

Thayer
Cauldwell Hale

Morgan
Nicks

Va: Petten
Chapman Hubbard

17
FOR THE NEGATIVE.
Creamer
Folger
Pierce

Williams
Bradley
Crowley Humphrey Tweed

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Banks

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

Mr. Pierce moved that the communication from the Governor transmitting a communication from the Secretary of the Navy, asking that jurisdiction be ceded to the United States over certain property in the city of Brooklyn for the extension of the Navy Yard, be taken from the table and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

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

The President announced the following committee on the part of the Senate, upon the concurrent resolution relative to officers in the Legislative, Executive and State Departments : Messrs. Folger, Williams and Murphy.

Mr. Mattoon called for the consideration of the concurrent resolution pending at the hour of adjournment yesterday.

Mr. Mattoon moved to amend said resolution so as to read as follows:

Resolved, (if the Assembly concur,) That when the Legislature adjourn to-day, it adjourn to meet again on Tuesday, the 25th inst, at 7 o'clock

P. M.

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

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Beach
Edwards
Hubbard
Parker

Tweed
Cauldwell Graham

Mattoon

Stanford Van Petten
Creamer Hale
O'Donnell

13 FOR THE NEGATIVE. Bradley Crowley Kennedy Nichols

Pierce
Campbell Folger

Morgan
Nicks

Thayer
Chapman Humphrey Morris

Palmer

Williams 15 Mr. Mattoon moved further to amend, that when the Legislature adjourn on Thursday, the 20th, it be until Tuesday, the 25th, at 74 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:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Beach
Creamer Kennedy Nichols

Stanford
Bradley
Edwards
Mattoon
Nicks

Thayer
Cauldwell Graham

Morgan
Palmer

Tweed
Chapman Hubbard Morris

Pierce

Van Petten 20
FOR THE NEGATIVE.
Campbell Folger
Humphrey Parker

Williams
Crowley Hale
O'Donnell

8 Mr. Parker moved to amend, that when the Legislature adjourn on Saturday, the 16th, it be until Monday, the 18th, at 10 o'clock A. M.

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

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Mr. Hale moved to amend, that when the Legislature adjourn on Saturday, the 16th, it be until Tuesday, the 25th inst., at 7 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:

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FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Beach
Chapman Hale

Mattoon

Pierce Bradley Crowley

Hubbard

O'Donnell Stanford Campbell Edwards Kennedy Parker

Van Petten Cauldwell Graham

17 FOR THE NEGATIVE. Chapman Humphrey Morris

Nicks

Thayer
Folger
Morgan
Nichols
Palmer

Tweed
Mr. Humphrey moved to lay the resolution 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 negative.

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

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Banks
Cauldwell Graham

Mattoon Pierce
Beach
Creamer
Hale

O'Donnell Stanford
Bradley Crowley Hubbard

Parker

Van Patten Campbell Edwards Kennedy

18

FOR THE NEGATIVE.

Chapman Morgan

Nichols
Palmer

Tweed
Folger
Morris
Nicks
Thayer

Williams
Humphrey

11 By unanimous consent the rule was suspended, and the Clerk ordered to transmit said resolution to the Assembly immediately, with a message requesting their concurrence therein.

Mr. Folger moved that the Senate go into executive session.

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

The Senate then went into executive session, and after some time spent therein the doors were opened, and

On motion of Mr. Mattoon, the Senate adjourned.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 1868.

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

Mr. Hale, from a majority of the committee on toe judiciary, to which was referred the petition of citizens of Brasher, St. Lawrence county, for authority to remove burying ground, reported by bill entitled “An act authorizing the removal of the burying ground in school district No. 1, of Brasher, St. Lawrence county, and for other purposes," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act authorizing

notaries public of the State of New York to perform the duties now performed by commissioners of deeds,' passed April 15, 1859;” reported adversely thereto, which report was agreed to and said bill rejected.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to amend section 46, article 3d, title 1, chapter 8, of the 2d part of the Revised Statutes," reported adversely thereto, which report was agreed to and said bill rejected.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act concerning the proof of wills, executors and administrators, guardians and wards, and surrogates' courts," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act in relation to the duties and compensation of the county clerk of the county of Rensselaer,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to amend title 5, chapter 1, part 2 of the Revised Statutes," reported that they have made some amendments thereto, and amended the title so as to read "An act to amend section 3, title 5, chapter 1, part 2 of the Revised Statutes, relating to real property and the title thereto," and as amended, recommend its passage; said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the communication from the Governor transmitting a communication from the Secretary of the Navy, asking that jurisdiction be ceded to the United States over certain property in the city of Brooklyn for the extension of the Navy Yard; reported by bill entitled "An act consenting to the purchase by the United States of land in the city of Brooklyn, adjacent to the Navy Yard, and for ceding jurisdiction over the same and in front thereof,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Chapman, from the committee on, literature, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act making appropriation for the support of common schools,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Parker, from committee on insurance, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to enable the United States Accident Insurance Company, of Syracuse, to withdraw a portion of its securities deposited in the Insurance Department,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Crowley, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to authorize the trustees of the village of Warsaw, to lay out, open, alter, widen, repair and improve highways, public grounds and parks, in said village," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill. was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr Crowley, froin the committee on municipal affairs, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to provide for the incorporation of villages,' passed December 7, 1847; and the several acts amending the same, so far as relates to the village of Baldwinsville, Onondaga county,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

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Mr. Crowley, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to legalize the election of corporation officers in the village of Randolph, and their acts,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Crowley asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act declaring the effect of judgments of the courts of countries foreign to the United States," 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. Thayer asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to establish a receiver of taxes in and for the town and village of Greenbush, and to amend the several acts in relation to said town and village,” 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. Palmer asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Yorkville 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.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Nichols asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled "An act in relation to the election of trustees of the Buffalo City Cemetery,' passed March 9, 1866,” 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. Chapman asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act for the more effectual protection of highways and bridges," 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.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Norton asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to authorize the construction of a railroad in Avenue C, and other streets and avenues 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.

Mr. Crowley moved that the committee on the judiciary be discharged from the further consideration of the bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Jerauld Institute, of Niagara Falls, for the education of young ladies," and that it be referred to the committee on literature.

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

Mr. Kennedy offered the following resolutions:

Resolved, That the Canal Commissioner having in charge the middle division of the canals, report to the Senate without delay, the present condition of the berme bank and dams on the Oswego canal, and what, if avything, is necessary to be done thereto to fit said canal for navigation; also, the present condition of the several locks on the Chenango canal, and which, if any, and how many of them require to be rebuilt in order that said canal be put in proper condition for navigation; also, whether the completion of the removal of the wall benches, already commenced, on the mile level at Syracuse, is necessary to put the Erie canal at that point in complete navigable condition, and if any repairs in the (SENATE JOURNAL.]

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