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mous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on railroads.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Humphrey asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to enable the electors of the village of Geneseo to raise money in aid of the Wadsworth Normal and Training School, located in that village,” 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. Thayer asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to amend the Revised Statutes in relation to criminal abortions," 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. Morris asked and obtained leare to introduce a bill entitled "An act to authorize the board of supervisors of the county of Chautauqua to levy an additional highway tax on the taxable property of the town of Charlotte, in said connty, and to authorize the highway commissioners of said town to borrow money to pay the existing indebtedness of said town for highway and bridge purposes, and to repair the highways and bridges therein,” 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. Morris asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act for the relief of Russell Martin, assignee of Wm. McArthur, contractor on repair section No. 3, of the Genesee Valley canal,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on claims.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Parker asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend section 13 of chapter 898 of the Laws of 1867, in relation to the preservation of fresh water fish," 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. Morris asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to authorize Elizabeth Dickerman to file claim with Canal Appraisers," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on claims.

On motion of Mr. Beach and by unanimous consent, the rules were suspended, and the Assembly bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Rondout Savings Bank," was recommitted to the committee on banks, with power to report complete.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Morris asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to aid in the construction of the Dunkirk, Warren, and Pittsburgh 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.

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

“An act to amend an act eotitled 'An act to incorporate the Binghamton Savings Bank, in the village of Binghamton, Broome county, New York,' passed April 18, 1867."

"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."

"An act releasing the interest of the State in certain lands and pre

mises owned by Anthony Bollerman, Carl Bollerman, or Joseph Bollerman, and authorizing their heirs-at-law to hold and convey the same."

"An act to legalize the official acts of Martin R. Lefever, as trustee of school district No. 7, of the towns of New Bremen and Croghan, Lewis county."

"An act to authorize certain towns in the counties of Dutchess and Columbia, to issue bonds and take stock in the Dutchess and Columbia Railroad Company."

"An act to enable the electors of the town of Onondaga, Onondaga county, to hold their town elections in the separate election districts thereof."

The bill entitled "An act to legalize the official acts of Martin R. Lefever, as trustee of school district No. 7, of the towns of New Bremen and Croghan, Lewis county," 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

Edwards Humphrey O'Donnell Stanford
Bradley Folger

Morris
Palmer

Thayer
Campbell Genet

Nichols
Parker

Tweed
Cauldwell Hale

Nicks
Pierce

Williams
Chapman

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

The bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Binghamton Savings Bank, in the village of Binghamton, Brooine county, New York,' passed April 18, 1867," 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:

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Banks
Edwards Folger

Thayer
Tweed

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

The bill entitled "An act to enable the electors of the town of Onondaga, Onondaga county, to hold their town elections in the separate election districts 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:

Banks
Beach
Bradley
Campbell
Cauldwell

Chapman
Crowley
Edwards
Folger
Hale

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.

Humphrey Nicks
Morgan O'Donnell
Morris

Parker
Nichols

Pierce

Stanford
Thayer
Van Petten
Williams

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

The bill entitled "An act to authorize certain towns in the counties of Dutchess and Columbia, to issue bonds and take stock in the Dutchess and Columbia 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, and three-fifths of said members being present, as follows:

Beach
Bradley
Campbell
Cauldwell

Chapman
Edwards
Genet
Hale

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.

Humphrey Parker
Morris

Pierce
Nichols

Stauford
Palmer

Thayer

Tweed
Van Petten
Williams

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FOR THE NEGATIVE. Banks Folger

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

The 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," 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 negative, a majority of all the members elected to the Senate not voting in favor thereof, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Banks
Edwards Morgan

Pierce

Tweed
Beach
Genet
Morris

Stanford Van Petten
Cauldwell Humphrey Nichols

Thayer

Williams

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FOR THE NEGATIVE, Bradley Chapman Folger

Nicks

Parker Campbell Crowley Hale

Mr. Genet moved to reconsider the vote just taken, and that that motion be laid 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.

The bill entitled “An act releasing the interest of the State in certain lands and premises owned by Anthony Bollerman, Carl Bollerman, or Joseph Bollerman, and authorizing their heirs-at-law to hold and convey the same,” 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, two-thirds of all the members elected to the Senate voting in favor thereof, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Banks
Chapman Hale

Nichols

Stanford
Beach
Crowley
Humphrey Nicks

Thayer
Bradley
Edwards Morgan

Parker

Tweed
Campbell Folger

Morris
Pierce

Van Petten
Cauldwell Genet

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

Mr. Hale, from the committee on claims, to which was referred the petition of Giles Shell and others, for relief for damages by destruction

of property by overflowing of Tonawanda creck, reported by bill entitled "An act for the relief of Giles Shell and others, owners of lands lying adjacent to the Tunawanda creek,” 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. Hale, from the committee on claims, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to amend an act entitled 'An act for the relief of John Fitzpatrick, assignee of Bernardus Swartout,' passed May 1, 1865," reported that they have made some amendments thereto, and amended the title so as to read "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act for the relief of John Fitzpatrick, assignee of Bernardus Swartout, and to authorize a rehearing of his claim by the Canal Board," and as amended, recommend its passage; said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Hale, from the committee on claims, to which was referred the petition of Jeremiah Flood, for relief for injury done property, reported in writing, and adversely thereto, and in favor of 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. 63) Mr. Hale, from the committee on claims, to which was referred the petition of Eli A. Bronson, for relief for damages by removal of dock, reported in writing, and by bill entitled "An act for the relief of Eli A. Bronson,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and committed to the committee of the whole.

(See Doc. No. 65.) Mr. Campbell, from the committee on railroads, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Binghamton and Port Dickinson 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. Van Petten, from the committee on the militia, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to amend the Military Code,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Tweed moved that the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend the certificate of incorporation of the Central Virginia Copper and Gold Mining and Smelting Company,” be referred to the first committee of the whole, not full.

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.

Mr. Van Petten, from the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to enable the town of Delhi, Delaware county, to aid in the construction of a court house in said town,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

The Senate then 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 Hudson Highland Suspension Bridge Company,' for the purpose of constructing and maintaining a suspension [SENATE JOURNAL.]

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bridge, appurtenances and approaches to the same, over the Hudson river, at a point or points between Verplanck's Point and Buttermilk Falls, on said river."

“An act to incorporate dental societies for the purpose of improving and regulating the practice of dentistry in this State."

Assembly, "An act for the relief of William H. Van Dusen."

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

Mr. Stanford, from the same committee, reported in favor of the passage of the last named bill, without amendment, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to 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 the acts to provide for the incorporation of religious societies, so far as the same relate to churches in connection with the Protestant Episcopal Church."

Assembly, "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to secure the payment of mechanics, laborers and persons furnishing materials toward the erection, altering or repairing buildings in the city of New York,' passed May 5, 1863."

"An act relative to writs of prohibition.”

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Palmer, 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. Palmer, from the same committee, reported in favor of the passage cf the second named bill, without amendment, wbich report was agreed to and said bill crdered to a third reading.

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

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

"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."

"An act to authorize the 'Bloss Coal Mining and Railroad Company,' a corporation of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, to hold real estate in this State to a limited amount, for the purposes of its business.”

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

Mr. Palmer, from the committee on banks, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Rondout Savings Bank," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, with amendments, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

On motion of Mr. Beach and by unanimous consent, said bill 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:

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