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for the collection of taxes in this State, and that they do report such bill entitled “An act to authorize the extension of time for the collection of taxes in the several towns and cities of this State, for the year 1868," and do recommend its passage; which was read the first time, and by uuanimous 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 lay out, open and grade Second and Fourth avenues, in the town of New Utrecht,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Parker, from the committee on insurance, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act for the relief of the Franklin Fire Insurance Company,” 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 release to Nancy Crawford all the estate, right, title and interest of the people of the State of New York, of, in and to certain premises and real estate situate in the village of Clintonville, in the county of Clinton," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Mattoon, from the committee on public printing, to which was referred the resolution to print extra copies of the report of the Commissioners of the Niagara Frontier Police District, reported in favor of the adoption of the following resolution:

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

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

A message from the Assembly was received and read, in the words following:

IN ASSEMBLY, Jan. 23, 1868. Resolved, That a respectful message be sent to the Senate, requesting that Body to transmit to the Assembly the papers on the files of the Senate of 1865, relating to the affairs of E. W. Park, deceased, and that they be referred to the committee on claims, of this House. By order.

C. W. ARMSTRONG, Clerk. Ordered, That the Clerk transmit said papers to the Assembly. The Assembly sent for concurrence the bills entitled as follows:

"An act authorizing and providing for the election of a police justice, and a police constable, in the village of Addison, in the county of Steuben, and for the erection of a lock-up therein," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on municipal affairs.

"An act supplemental to the act entitled 'An act to provide for the erection of an armory in the city of Schenectady,' passed April 28, 1866" which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on finance.

Mr. Genet gave notice that he would, on some future day, ask leave to introduce a bill to incorporate the New York Citizen Marksmen Company.

Also, a bill to authorize the construction of a railroad in Thirty-fourth street, in the city of New York.

Mr. Cauldweli gave notice that he would, on some future day, ask

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leave to introduce a bill to authorize the construction of the 'Metropolitan Underground Railway,” in the city of New York.

Mr. Morris gave notice that he would, on some future day, ask leave to introduce a bill to amend an act to provide for the appraisal of and acquiring title to lands taken for, or in addition to sites for district school houses, passed April 25, 1866.

Mr. Pierce gave notice that he would, on some future day, ask leave to introduce a bill to regulate the freight on milk on the Harlem and Hud. son River Railroads.

Mr. Creamer gave notice that he would, on some future day, ask leave to introduce a bill to establish a Free German-American Institute, in the city of New York.

Also, a bill to incorporate the New York Stock Clearing House Association.

Mr. Pierce gave notice that he would, on some future day, ask leave to introduce a bill to incorporate the People's Mutual Warehousing Security Company.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Tweed asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to provide means to reimburse the county of New York the amount of State taxes of 1863 and 1864, collected npon the capital stock of the banks and other moneyed corporations in the city of New York, declared by the Supreme Court of the United States to have been unlawfully collected,” 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 anarimous consent, Mr. Campbell asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act for the relief of Catharine Chadwick," which was read the first time, and by unanimous cor ent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Cauldwell asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to incorporate the Quarrynan's Union Benevolent Protective Society of the county of Westchester," 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.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Van Petten asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to amend the act entitled 'An ict to authorize the construction of a railroad from the village of Herki. ner through the village of Ilion,' passed June 17, 1865," 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. O'Donnell asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to suppress intemperance, and to regulate the sale of intoxicating liquors,' passed April 16, 1857,” 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.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Mattoon asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to authorize the town of Hastings, Oswego county, to elect one additional justice of the peace," 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. Cauldwell offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That when the Senate adjourn to-day, it adjourn to meet Monday evening, at 7 o'clock.

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

Mr. Folger called for the consideration of the concurrent resolution, as follows:

Resolved, (if the Senate concur,) That the Senators and Members of Congress from this State be, and they are hereby requested to demand from the Executive, the protection of the United States Government to foreign born citizens while traveling in Europe, on pleasure or business, and insist on the immediate discharge of American citizens now confined in British dungeons without process of law.

Also, the following:

Resolved, (if the Senate concur,) That our Senators in Congress be instructed and our Representatives requested to take such legislative action as will effectually secure to American citizens of foreign birth protection abroad.

Resolved, That the Clerk transmit a copy of the above resolution to each House of Congress.

Mr. Folger moved to amend by striking out all after the words “if the Senate concur," in both of the foregoing resolutions, and to insert the following:

"That our Government, recognizing no distinction between native born and adopted citizens, should demand of other nations the immediate and unconditional release of all citizens of the United States, illegally held in military service, or in custody for pretended political offenses not committed on their soil; and that it is the duty of the Government to enforce that demand, if necessary, with all the power of the Nation,"

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 said resolution, as amended, and it was decided in the affirmative.

Ordered, That the Clerk return said resolutions to the Assembly, with a message informing that the Senate bave concurred in the passage of the same, with amendment.

Mr. Folger called for the consideration of the concurrent resolution. heretofore offered, as follows:

Resolved, (if the Assembly concur,) That a committee of three on the part of the Senate, and five on the part of the Assembly, be appointed by the Chair of those bodies respectively, to consider and report what officers of the Senate and Assembly are necessary, and the amount of compensation to be paid to each for his services.

Mr. Folger moved to amend by inserting after the word "Assembly" last occurring, the words, " and also in the State and Executive Department."

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 said resolution, as amended, and it was decided in the affirmative, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Banks
Chapman Humphrey Nichols

Stanford
Beach

Creamer Kennedy O'Donnell Thayer
Bradley Crowley

Mattoon
Palmer

Tweed
Campbell Folger

Morgan
Parker

Van Petten
Cauldwell Hale

Morris
Pierce

Williams 25 Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said resolution to the Assembly, and request their concurrence therein.

Mr. Palmer called for the consideration of the concurrent resolution from the Assembly, as follows:

Resolved, (if the Senate concur,) That the Secretary of State furnish to each member of Assembly and Senator, one copy of the Convention Manual, prepared pursuant to chapter 194 of the Laws of 1867.

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

Ordered, That the Clerk return said resolution to the Assembly, with a message informing that the Senate have concurred in the passage of the same, without amendment.

Mr. Nichols moved to take from the table the resolution heretofore offered by him, in the words following:

Resolved, That a committee of three be appointed by the President to inquire into and report what further legislation is necessary (if any), to · insure a greater degree of safety in railway travel, with power to send for persons and papers.

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.

Mr. Pierce moved to refer said resolution to the committee on railroads.

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

Mr. O'Donnell moved to amend said resolution by adding, “but said committee shall incur no expense to the State without the consent of the Senate previously obtained.”

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 said resolution, as amended, and it was decided in the affirmative.

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

"An act to authorize the Utica and Waterville Railroad Company to alter its name.”

Assembly, “An act to amend chapter 394 of Laws of 1859, entitled An act to amend the Poor Laws of Herkimer.'

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the city of Binghamton,' passed April 9, 1867.”

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

Mr. Banks, 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 engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Murphy, from the select committee on the resolution in regard to clerks for certain committees of the Senate, reported the following resolution, and recommend its adoption:

Resolved, That the committees on finance, railroads, and internal affairs of towns and counties, be respectively authorized to employ clerks.

Mr. Humphrey moved to amend said resolution so as to include the committees upon claims and canals, and one clerk for the committees on banks, and commerce and navigation, jointly.

Mr. Kennedy 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 question being upon the amendment of Mr. Humphrey, a division was called for.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree upon so much as relates to allowing a clerk to the committee on canals, and it was decided in the affirmative, as follows:

Campbell
Chapman
Creamer

Hale
Humphrey
Morgan

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.

O'Donnell Pierce
Palmer

Stanford
Parker

Thayer
Van Petten

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FOR THE NEGATIVE,
Banks
Crowley Mattoon

Murphy Tweed
Bradley Folger

Morris
Nichols

Williams
Cauldwell Kennedy

12 The President then put the question whether the Senate would agree to so much as relates to allowing a clerk to the committee on claims, and it was decided in the affirmative, as follows:

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Banks
Crowley Morris

Nichols

Tweed Bradley Kennedy Murphy

8 The President then put the question whether the Senate would agree to so much as relates to allowing a clerk to the committee on commerce and navigation and banks, jointly, and it was decided in the affirmative, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Campbell Hale

Morris
Palmer

Thayer
Cauldwell Humphrey Nichols

Parker

Tweed
Chapman Morgan
O'Donnell Pierce

Van Patten
Creamer

16
FOR THE NEGATIVE.
Banks
Crowley Kennedy Murphy

Williams
Bradley Folger
Mattoon

8 The question being upon the report of the committee, as amended, a division was called for.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to so much as relates to allowing a clerk to the committee on finance, and it was decided in the affirmative, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Banks
Creamer Humphrey Palmer

Thayer
Campbell Crowley

Mattoon
Parker

Tweed
Cauldwell Hale

Morgan
Pierce

Van Petten
Chapman

16 FOR THE NEGATIVE. Bradley Kennedy Murphy Stanford Williams Folger Morris Nichols

8 The President then put the question whether the Sen: te would agree (SENATE JOURNAL.]

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