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leave to introduce a bill to amend an act in relation to the sale of lands for taxes in Westchester county.

Also, a bill to establish the office of receiver of taxes and assessments in the town of Westchester, in the county of Westchester, New York.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Palmer asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to authorize the supervisor of the town of Copake, Columbia county, to borrow money upon the credit of the town to reimburse persons who were drafted in the military service of the United States, and who paid commutation therefor or furnished a substitute,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Creamer asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Clinton Savings Bank, 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 banks.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Creamer asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to repeal article 1, title 19, chapter 20, part 1 of the Revised Statutes, relative to regulations concerning brokers,” 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. Morgan asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend the charter of the Mechanics' Savings Bank of Rochester," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on banks.

On motion of Mr. Humphrey, the Senate adjourned.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 1868.

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

Mr. Bradley presented a petition of citizens of New York, asking for the passage of an act to incorporate the People's Metropolitan and Suburban Underground Railroad Company, which was read and referred to the committee on railroads.

Mr. Parker presented a remonstrance of over seventy citizens of Malone, Franklin county, against interfering with Rouse's Point bridge, as now established, which was read and referred to the committee on commerce and navigation.

Also, a petition of tax-payers of Clinton, St. Lawrence county, for an amendment of the laws relating to the collection of taxes in said town, which was read and referred to the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties.

Mr. Folger presented a petition of John Edwards, for damage done him by loss of team falling through canal bridge at Higginsville, July 16, 1867, which was read and referred to the committee on claims.

Mr. Morgan presented a petition of E. Darwin Smith, H. R. Selden, Addison Gardiner, L. Farrar, Alfred Ely, Roswell Hart, Burr Spencer,

Thomas Parsons, and 159 others, of Rochester, asking for the construction of a swing bridge across the Erie canal at Exchange street, in the city of Rochester, which was read and referred to the committee on canals.

Mr. Cauldwell presented a petition from citizens of New York, asking for the passage of an act to incorporate the People's Metropolitan and Suburban Underground Railway Company, which was read and referred to the committee on railroads.

Also, a petition of judges of the Supreme Court of the second judicial district, to fix place for holding courts in the county of Westchester, which was read and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Also, a petition of Abraham Hatfield and others, in favor of an act creating the office of receiver of taxes in the town of Westchester, which was read and referred to the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties.

The President presented a special report of the Superintendent of the Banking Department, on savings banks, pursuant to a joint resolution of the Senate and Assembly, adopted at the last session of the Legislature.

(See Ass. Doc. No. 5.) The Assembly sent for concurrence the bill entitled as follows:

An act authorizing the trustees of the First Methodist Episcopal Society of Lima, Livingston county, to raise money upon its pews and sittings,” 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.

Mr. Palmer gave notice that he would, on some future day, ask leave to introduce a bill to regulate the ferries in the Metropolitan police district.

Mr. Chapman gave notice that he would, on some future day, ask leave to introduce a bill to amend an act entitled "An act to incorporate the Chenango Valley Savings Bank."

Mr. Tweed gave notice that he would, on some future day, ask leave to introduce a bill to construct a bridge across the Hudson river at Albany.

Mr. Cauldwell gave notice that he would, on some future day, ask leave to introduce a bill to empower the board of supervisors of the county of Westchester, to require the collectors of the different towns in that county to pay over taxes at stated times.

Mr. Creamer gave notice that he would, on some future day, ask leave to introduce a bill to authorize the construction of a tunnel under the East river.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Genet asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to incorporate the People's Railroad Company, and to authorize the construction and use of a railroad in certain streets and avenues in the city of New York, and to regulate the same,” 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. Campbell asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to equalize the taxation of real and personal property," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on finance.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Crowley asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to provide for raising money by tax annually in the county of New York, for the support of the county govern

ment, and the corporation of the city of New York,” which was read the first time, and by ananimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Van Petten asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to establish a free school in school district No. 1, in the towns of of Little Falls and Manheim, Herkimer county,' passed March 22d, 1866,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on literature.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Cauldwell asked and obtained leave to introduce à bill entitled "An act to establish the office of receiver of taxes and assessments in the town of Westchester, in the county of Westchester, New York,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on finance.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Cauldwell asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to authorize the sale of lands for non-payment of taxes, and for the collection of unpaid taxes in the county of Westchester,' passed April 16, 1860; and the act amendatory thereof, passed March 26, 1861; and the act amendatory thereof, passed May 5, 1863," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Pierce asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Long Island Tunnel and Railway 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. Kennedy asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to provide for a Convention to revise and amend the Constitution,' passed March 29, 1867; and to extend the provisions of said act," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Kennedy asked and obtained leave to introduce à bill entitled "An act in relation to the Normal school at Cortland, and confirming the action of the trustees in reference thereto,which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on literature.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Norton asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act in relation to requiring deposits from gas consumers in the city of New York, before-supplying gas meters by the several gas companies in said city," 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. Pierce asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to incorporate the New York Elevator Company," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on commerce and navigation.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Thayer asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act in relation to the practice of physic and surgery,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on public health.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Creamer asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Tontine Association 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.

Mr. Kennedy offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That there be printed 300 copies of the list of Senate and Assembly committees, in one document, for the use of the Senate.

Ordered, That said resolution be referred to the committee on public printing

Mr. Nichols offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That 100 copies of the annual report to the Governor of the Board of Commissioners of the Niagara Frontier Police District, be printed for the use of said board.

Ordered, That said resolution be referred to the committee on public printing

The Senate then resolved itself into a committee of the whole, and proceeded to the consideration of the bill entitled as follows:

“An act to incorporate the ‘Forestport Railroad Company.'"

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

Mr. Cauldwell offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That the papers and petitions on file relative to the Metropolitan Transit Railway Company, be taken from the files and referred to the committee on railroads.

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

On motion of Mr. Morgan, Resolved, That the papers on file relative to the construction of a swing bridge across the Erie canal, at Excbange street, in the city of Rochester, be taken therefrom and referred to the committee on canals.

On motion of Mr. Palmer, the Senate adjourned.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22, 1868.

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

Mr. Parker presented a remonstrance of David C. Judson of Ogdensburgh, and 250 others, against joint resolutions which propose to interfere with bridge at Rouse's Point, which was read and referred to the committee on commerce and navigation.

Also, a petition asking an extension of the boundaries of Potsdam village, which was read and referred to the committee on municipal . affairs.

Also, a remonstrance of citizens of Franklin county, against joint resolutions interfering with Rouse's Point bridge, which was read and referred to the committee on commerce and navigation. (SENATE JOURNAL.]

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Mr. Campbell, from the committee on railroads, to which was referred the petition of the Utica and Waterville Railroad Company for a change of name, reported by bill entitled “An act to authorize the Utica and Waterville Railroad Company to change its name," 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. Van Petten, from the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to amend chapter 394 of the Laws of 1859, entitled 'An act to amend the poor laws of the county of Herkimer,'” 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 bill entitled as follows:

"An act to incorporate the Forestport Railroad Company.'

Mr. Crowley, from the committee on municipal affairs, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to amend 'An act to incorporate city of Binghamton,' passed April 9, 1867," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Cauldwell, from the committee on public printing, to which was referred the resolution to print extra copies of the list of the Senate and Assembly committees, reported in favor of the adoption of the following resolution:

Resolved, That there be printed 300 copies of the list of Senate and Assembly committees in one document, for the use of the Senate.

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

Mr. Williams presented a petition of the trustees and citizens of the village of Newark, for an act in regard to the cemetery grounds in said village, which was read and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Mr. Chapman, from the committee on literature, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to authorize the board of education of district No. 2, of New Lots, to raise money for the purpose of erecting a school house," 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 Fifth Ward Railroad Company, in Syracuse," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

The President presented a report of the select committee appointed at the last session of the Legislature to investigate canal frauds, which was laid on the table and ordered printed.

(See Doc. No. 11.) Also, a communication, in the words following: To the Honorable the Senate of the State of New York :

As a committee of the New York State Military Association, we take great pleasure in inviting you to be present and hear our annual address, in the Assembly chamber, at 8 o'clock p. M., January 220, 1868.

Col. C. F. BLOOD,

Col. C. H. THOMSON, ALBANY, January 21, 1868.

Maj. W. L. SKIDMORE. The Assembly sent for concurrence the bill entitled as follows: "An act to amend the Metropolitan excise law, by extending time foi

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