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The Assembly returned the bill entitled as follows: “An act to provide for an additional supply of water in the city of Albany."

Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bill to the Governor.

The Assembly returned the following entitled bill, with a message ihat they had passed the same, without amendment:

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the General Theological Seminary of the Protestant Episcopal Church, in the United States,' passed April 5, A. D. 1822.”

Ordered, That the Clerk delirer said bill to the Governor.

The President announced the special order, being the bill entitled as follows:

An act to repeal the act entitled 'An act to enlarge the powers and define the duties of the Contracting Board,' passed March 14, 1857; and to repeal the act entitled 'An act to amend the act entitled 'An act to enlarge the powers and duties of the Contracting Board,' passed March 14, 1857; passed April 23, 1867; and to define the method in which the repairs of the canals shall be hereafter conducted.'”

The Senate then resolved itself into a committee of the whole, and proceeded to the consideration of said bill.

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Beach, from said committee, reported progress on said bill and asked and obtained leave to sit again.

Mr. Stanford moved that said bill be made the special order for Thursday morning, after the order of business of third reading of bills.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion, and it was decided in the affirmative, two-thirds of all the Senators present voting in favor thereof.

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 amend chapter 286 of Laws of 1863, entitled 'An act for the better support of the poor in the city of Poughkeepsie, in the county of Dutchess, passed April 29, 1863.”

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Syracuse Savings Institution,' passed March 30, 1849."

"An act to enable the Clifton Iron Company to transport passengers, and for other purposes."

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Tweed, from said committee, reported in favor of the passage of the first named bill, without amendment, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading:

Mr. Tweed, from the same committee, reported in favor of the passage of the two last named bills, without amendment, 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 amend an act entitled 'An act in relation to academies and schools in the village of Ogdensburgh,' passed April 13, 1857, and for other purposes."

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Dutchess County Mutual Insurance Company,' passed April 12th, 1836, and an act to continue and extend the same,' passed April 9th, 1855."

“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."

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

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

On motion of Mr. Norton, the Senate adjourned.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18, 1868.
The Senate met pursuant to adjournment,
Prayer by Rev. Dr. Wyckoff.
The journal of yesterday was read and approved.

Mr. Cauldwell presented a petition of Townsend Young and 300 other citizens of the town of Ossining, for the repeal of chapter 958 of the Laws of 1867, entitled "An act to provide for straightening and working the highway leading from Losee's Corners to the village of Sing Sing, in the town of Ossining,” which was read and referred to the committee on roads and bridges.

Mr. Folger presented a petition of the N. Y. Juvenile Guardian Society, for State aid, which was read and referred to the committee on finance,

Mr Pierce presented a petition of C. F. Estee, Secretary of the Greenpoint and Williamsburgh railroad, to have said road consolidated with the Nassau railroad, Brooklyn, which was read and referred to the committee on railroads.

Mr. Humphrey, from the committee on commerce and navigation, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to amend chapter 115 of the Laws of 1865, entitled 'An act concerning the pilots of the channel of the East river, commonly called Hell Gate,' passed April 15th, 1847; as amended by acts passed March 12th, 1860; and again by acts passed March 14th, 1865," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Humphrey, from the committee on commerce and navigation, to which was referred the petition of the International Dock Company, for an act of incorporation, reported by bill entitled “An act to incorporate the International Dry Dock Company,” which was reall the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and 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 legalize the election of constable in the village of Batavia, in the county of Genesee," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Crowley, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was recommitted the bill entitled “An act to revise the charter of the city of Auburn," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, with amendments, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Crowley, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to incorporate the city of Ogdeus

burgh," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, with amendments.

Mr. Parker moved to recommit said bill to the committee, with instructions to so amend the same as to provide for one supervisor for the city of Ogdensburgh.

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

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FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Bradley Chapman Genet

Morris

Tweed
Campbell Creamer Graham

Parker

Van Petten 10
FOR THE NEGATIVE.
Banks
Edwards Humphrey Nichols

Pierce
Beach
Folger
Kennedy Nicks

Stanford
Cauldwell Hale

Morgan
Palmer

Thayer
Crowley Hubbard

17 The President then put the question whether the Senate would agree to the report of the committee, and it was decided in the affirmative.

Ordered, That said bill be engrossed for a third reading.

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

"An act to aid in the construction of the Whitehall and Plattsburgh railroad."

"An act to authorize additional facilities for the interment of the pauper dead in the city of New York.”

"An act to incorporate the Clinton Savings Bank in the city of New York."

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Brooklyn Trust Company,' passed April 14, 1866."

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the village of Port Jervis,' passed March 30, 1866."

"An act for the relief of Theodocia Wall, Amasa P. Hart, Oliver Breed, Joseph J. Glass, Edwin P. Hopkins, George G. Breed, Edmund Merry and Daniel Hubbard.”

"An act to authorize the construction of a railroad in 125th street, and certain other streets, roads and avenues, in the city of New York.”

"An act to authorize the towns of Arcade and Java, in the county of Wyoming, to borrow money to purchase the right of way through said town for the Attica and Allegany Valley Railroad Company, or any company that will construct a railroad from the village of Attica to the viljage of Arcade, Wyoming county, on the route already located for the Attica and Allegany Valley railroad.”

“An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Syracuse Savings Institution,' passed March 30, 1849."

Mr. Nicks, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to repeal chapter 400 of the Laws of 1867, entitled 'An act to authorize the extension of Central road or avenue, in the county of Westchester, from its terminus at or near Wood Lawn Cemetery in the town of Yonkers, to a point at or near the village of White Plains," reported adversely thereto, which report was agreed to and said bill rejected.

Mr. Nicks, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to authorize the towns of West Farms, Morrisania and Yonkers, to widen, make and extend a highway in said towns, to be known or called the Central road or avenue,' passed April 13, 1865," reported in favor of the

passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Nicks, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to constitute a separate road district in the town of Palatine, in the county of Montgomery," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Nicks, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act amending acts relating to highway labor on the turnpike road of the Schoharie Kill Bridge Company, and commutation therefor, passed April 17, 1851, April 14, 1859, and April 18, 1862; and also to repeal the third section of the act entitled 'An act to amend the charter of the Schoharie Kill Bridge Company,' passed March 29, 1866," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Nicks, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge Company,' passed March 31, 1855," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Nicks, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to regulate, grade and macadamize Locust avenue, Morris street and Waverly street, in the town of West Farms,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Nicks, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to authorize the completion and maintaining the road from Dock street, in the village of Yonkers, to the city of New York, at or near Kingsbridge in the town of Yonkers," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Tweed, from the committee on charitable and religious societies, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Ursuline Convent,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Palmer, from the committee on banks, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Security Savings Bank of New York,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Palmer, from the committee on charitable and religious societies, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to change the name of the New York Ladies' Educational Union,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Palmer, from the committee on charitable and religious societies, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act further to amend the charter of the Church Charity Foundation of the county of Kings," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Palmer, from the committee on charitable and religious societies, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Deaconess Institution of the Evangelical Lutheran Church,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Palmer, from the committee on charitable and religious societies, to wbich was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act relative to changing the name of a society from the ‘Benevolent Dramatic and Mu

sical Association,' to an 'Asylum for Aged and Infirm Hebrews,'". reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Palmer, from the committee on charitable and religious societies, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act authorizing the sale of the Methodist Episcopal Church at Brainerd's Bridge, Rensselaer county," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Palmer, from the committee on banks, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to incorporate The Sixth Avenue Savings Bank of the city of New York,'” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the wbole.

Mr. Hale, from the committee on claims, to which was referred the petition of the Vulcan Iron Works for relief for damages sustained by locomotive falling through canal bridge, reported in writing, and adversely thereto, and recommend the adoption of the following resolution:

Resolved, That the prayer of the petitioner be denied.

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

(See Doc. No. 60.) Mr. Hale, from the committee on claims, to which was referred the. Assembly bill entitled “An act for the relief of Wm. Marsh," reported in writing, and in favor of the passage of the same, with amendinents, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

(See Doc. No. 62.) Mr. Van Petten, from the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to create a board of trustees for the town of West Farms, in the county of Westchester, and to define their powers,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Van Petten, from the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to regulate the expenditures for poor purposes in Seneca county,' reported in favor of the passage of the same.

Mr. Folger moved to lay said report 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 affirmative.

Mr. Van Petten, from the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to establish the jail liberties of the county of Queens," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Van Petten, from the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to authorize the extension of the time for the collection of taxes in the towns of Middletown and Southfield, in the county of Richmond," reported in favor of the passage of the same.

On inotion of Mr. Edwards and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and said bill recommitted to the committee, with power to report complete.

Mr. Van Petten, from the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to authorize the electors of the towns of Oyster Bay and North Hempstead. Queens county, to raise money by tax," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Van Petten, from the committee on internal affairs of towus and

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