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Mr. Hubbard, from the same committee, reported in favor of the passage of the second named bill, with amendments, which report was agreed to and said bill 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:

Assembly, "An act to legalize the acts of James Conley, a justice of the peace in Yates county."

"An act to authorize the town of Saratoga, in the county of Saratoga, to issue bonds to aid in the construction of a railroad from the village of Mechanicsville to intersect the Glen's Falls railroad."

Assembly, “An act for the relies of Cora Moffat and Myra Moffat, infant children of William B. Moffatt, deceased.”

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Morgan, from said committee, reported that they have made some amendments to the first named bill, and amended the title by adding the words, "and to continue bim in office for the term for which he was elected," and as amended, recommend its passage; which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

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

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

Mr. Hubbard moved that the Senate adjourn.

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

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 establish the office of receiver of taxes in the town of Greenburgh, in the county of Westchester, State of New York."

"An act to provide for the election and appointment of a police constable in the village of Forestville."

"An act to amend chapter 761 of the Laws of 1865, entitled 'An act to incorporate the Bay Side and New York Ferry Company.'"

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Nichols, 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 to a third reading.

Mr. Nichols, from the same committee, reported in favor of the passage of the second named bill, without amendment, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Nichols, from the same committee, reported in favor of the passage of the last named bill, without amendment.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Murphy moved to amend the report of the committee of the whole upon said bill, by adding to sec. 1, as follows: 1

“And the company incorporated in and by the said chapter, shall hereafter be known by the name of the Greenwood and New York Ferry Company."

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 the report of the committee of the whole, as amended, and it was decided in the affirmative.

Ordered, That said bill be engrossed for a third reading.
On motion of Mr. Beach, the Senate adjourned.

TUESDAY, MARCH 10, 1868.

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

Mr. Williams presented a remonstrance of citizens of Summerhill, against act to reimburse to citizens of said town, moneys paid by them for bounties, or to procure substitutes in the late war, which was read and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. Tweed presented a petition of the Mount Sinai Hospital of the city of New York, for State aid, which was read and referred to the committee on finance.

Mr. Murphy presented a remonstrance of 327 owners of real estate on Sacket street, in Brooklyn, against the bill to widen said street, which was read and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

Mr. Cauldwell presented a petition of Gustav Pfeiffer and other citi. zens of Morrisania, in favor of the incorporation of the German Savings Bank, in that town, which was read and referred to the committee on banks.

Mr. Murphy presented a remonstrance against opening a certain avenúe in New Lots, which was read and referred to the committee on roads and bridges.

Mr. Stanford presented a petition of citizens of Amsterdam and Port Jackson, relative to bridge between said towns, which was read and referred to the committee on roads and bridges.

Mr. O'Donnell presented remonstrances against the bill for the relief of the Black River Railroad Company, which were read and referred to the committee on railroads.

Mr. Stanford presented a remonstrance of citizens of Saratoga, against United States Hotel bill, which was read and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to preserve order in public meetings, and to protect public halls or buildings used as such, and the property therein or appurtenant,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Folger, from a majority of the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act providing for relief against illegal taxation in the county of Monroe and city of Rochester, and confirming the acts of the board of supervisors of Monroe county, and the common council of Rochester, in respect thereto," 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 relieve non-resident executors from the obligation of giving bonds by reason of their non-residence,” 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 enable executors and administrators of the estates of deceased persons, appointed in other States, to maintain actions in this State," reported adversely thereto, which report was agreed to and said bill rejected.

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Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act authorizing the board of supervisors of the county of Genesee to issue additional bonds for the purpose of redeeming the war bonds of said county about to become due," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to amend the certificates of incorporation of the Central Virginia Copper and Gold Mining and Smelting Company,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was coinmitted to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to release to Catharine D. A. Wacker the title of this State, acquired by escheat, in and to certain land," reported that they have made some amendments thereto, and amended the title by striking out the words "and to confirm her title thereto," and as amended, recommend its passage; 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 release the interest of the State to certain lands of which Wm. Watt died seized and possessed, to Mrs. Mary Watt, bis widow.”

"An act to prevent waste of timber on the Cattaraugus, Allegany and Oil Spring Indian reservations in this State."

"An act to authorize the making and opening of a road or avenue in the towns of White Plains, Harrison and Rye, in the county of Westchester, to be known as and called Westchester avenue."

"An act to release the interest of the State in certain real estate, to Sarah Elizabeth James."

“An act to release and convey to Isabella Jackson the interest of the people of the State of New York in certain real estate.”

"An act to incorporate the Catskill Savings Bank."

"An act in relation to the New York Mutual Gas Light Company, incorporated by an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the New York Mutual Gas Light Company,' passed April 17, 1866."

"An act for the relief of John Van Arsdall, and to enable him to take and file his oath as justice of the peace, and to confirm his election and acts as such."

Mr. Norton gave notice that he would, on some future day, ask leave to introduce a bill to incorporate the West Side Savings Institution, of the city of New York.

Mr. Tweed gave notice that he would, on some future day, ask leave to introduce a bill to incorporate the Whitehall Savings Bank, of New York city.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Beach asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to authorize the construction of an elevated corrugated iron railway in the counties of New York and Westchester," 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 provide for transportation of passengers underground in the city of New York, and to authorize the organization of a railroad corporation for that purpose," 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. Murphy asked and obtained leave to intro

duce a bill entitled "An act to authorize the extension of railroad tracks from Atlantic avenue to Prospect park, in the city of Brooklyn," 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. Morris asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to more effectually secure the arrest and conviction of persons guilty of crime,” 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. Stanford asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend chapter 596 of the Laws of 1865, being an act to amend an act entitled 'An act to provide for the purchase or construction and maintenance of a free bridge across the Mohawk river at Amsterdam, in the county of Montgomery," 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. Folger asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to reduce to one act the several acts relating to buildings and the keeping and storing of combustibles and materials, 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 the judiciary.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Murphy asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to authorize street railway companies and their lessees to connect with and use each others tracks, upon certain conditions," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on rail. roads.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Cauldwell asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to authorize the Society of Agriculture and Horticulture of Westchester county, to mortgage, lease or sell real estate,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on agriculture.

The bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Catskill Savings Bank," 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.

Beach
Folger
Morgan
Nicks

Thayer
Campbell Genet

Morris
Norton

Tweed
Cauldwell Graham

Nichols

Stanford Williams Edwards Hale

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

The bill eutitled "An act to prevent waste of timber on the Cattaraugus, Allegany and Oil Spring Indian reservations in this State," 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.
Beach
Folger
Morgan
Nickg

Thayer
Campbell Genet

Morris
Norton

Tweed

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Cauldwell Graham Murphy O'Donnell Williams
Edwards Hale

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

The Assembly bill entitled "An act to legalize the acts of James Conley, a justice of the peace in Yates county, and to continue him in office during the terın for which he was elected,” 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.
Beach
Folger
Morris
Norton

Thayer
Campbell Genet

Murphy

O'Donnell Tweed Cauldwell Hale

Nichols

Stanford ! Williams Edwards Morgan

Nicks 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, with amendments.

The Assembly bill entitled "An act for the relief of Cora Moffatt and Myra Moffatt, infant children of William B. Moffatt, deceased,” 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.
Beach
Folger
Morgan
Nicks

Stanford
Campbell Genet

Morris
Norton

Thayer
Cauldwell Graham
Murphy O'Donnell

Tweed
Edwards Hale

Nichols
Parker

19 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, with amendments.

The Assembly bill entitled "An act to establish the office of receiver of taxes in the town of Greenburgh, in the county of Westchester, State of New York,” 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.
Beach
Folger
Morgan
Nicks

Stanford
Campbell
Genet
Morris
Norton

Thayer
Cauldwell Graham

Murphy

O'Donnell Tweed
Edwards Hale

Nichols
Parker

Williams 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, with amendments.

The bill entitled "An act in relation to the New York Mutual Gas Light Company, incorporated by an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the New York Mutual Gas Light Company,' passed April 17, 1866," 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

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