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In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Cauldwell asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to authorize the making and opening of a road or avenue in the towns of Greenburgh, White Plains, Harrison and Rye, in the county of Westchester, to be known and called the Westchester avenue,” 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. Pierce asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend the charter of the United States Warehouse 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. Williams asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act for the relief of August Steilen," 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. O'Donnell asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to authorize the supervisor of the town of Denmark, to convey by deed, the old burial ground, situated near the village of Copenhagen, in said town, to the trustees of Riverside Cemetery Association, and their successors in office, and to specify the qualifications of voters in the meetings of said association,” 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. Hale asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to allow the continued use of co-partnership names in certain cases," 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. Banks asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend chapter 898 of the Laws of 1867, relating to the preservation of game, so far as relates to the counties of Greene and Ulster," 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. Chapman asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to simplify and abridge the practice, pleadings and proceedings of the courts of this State,' passed April 12, 1848; and the various acts amending the same,” 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. Van Petten asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to provide for the consolidation of the Richfield Springs and Herkimer, and the Richfield Springs and Cooptown Telegraph Companies,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was alsa read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

The bill entitled "An act to establish the office of receiver of taxes in the town of Westchester, in the county of Westchester, 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: [Senate JOURNAL.]

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FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Banks
Creamer Kentedy Nichols

Parker
Bradley
Edwards
Mattoon
Nicks

Pierce
Campbell Genet

Morgan
Norton

Tweed
Cauldwoll Hale

Morris
Palmer

Van Petten
Chapman Hubbard

22 FOR THE NEGATIVE. Folger O'Donnell

2 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 establish a free school in district No. 1, in the towns of Little Falls and Manheim, Herkimer county,' passed March 22, 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 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.
Banks
Creamer
Mattoon
Nicks

Pierce
Bradley
Edwards Morgad

O'Donnell Stanford
Campbell Folger

Morris
Palmer

Van Petten
Cauldwell Hale
Murphy Parker

Williams
Chapman Kennedy Nichols

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

The bill entitled "An act to authorize the extension of the time for the collection of taxes in the several towns and cities of this State, for the year 1868," 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,
Bradley Creamer Kennedy O'Donnell Pierce
Campbell Edwards Morgan

Palmer

Van Petten
Cauldwell Folger

Nicks
Parker

Williams
Chapman Hale

17 FOR THE NEGATIVE. Banks Nichols Norton

Stanford Tweed Murphy

6 Mr. Morris moved to reconsider the vote just taken. Mr. Nichols moved to lay said motion 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 President then put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion to reconsider, and it was decided in the negative, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Banks
Cauldwell Morris

Nichols Norton
Bradley Edwards Murphy

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Campbell
Chapman
Creamer
Folger

Genet
Hale
Kennedy
Mattoon

FOR THE NEGATIVE.
Morgan Parker
Nicks

Pierce
O'Donnell Stanford
Palmer

Tweed
Van Petten
Williams

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On motion of Mr. Folger and by unanimous consent, the rule was suspended, and said bill ordered sent to the Assembly immediately, with a message requesting their concurrence therein.

The bill entitled "An act to authorize the board of education of Union Free School district No. 2, of the town of New Lots, Kinge county, to raise money for the erection of a new school house," having been announced for a third reading,

Mr. Murphy moved to substitute therefor the Assembly bill No. 1, of the same title.

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

Said Assembly bill was then 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,
Banks
Edwards Mattoon

Nichols

Pierce
Bradley Folgor

Morgan
Nicks

Stanford
Campbell Gepet

Morris

O'Donnell Tweed
Canldwell Hale
Murphy Parker

Van Petten
Chapman

21 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, without amendment.

The Assembly bill entitled "An act authorizing the fire department of the village of Delhi to purchase, hold and convey real estate," 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.
Banks
Edwards Morgan

Nicks

Pierce Bradley Hale

Morris

O'Donnell Stanford Cauld well Kennedy Murphy Palmer

Van Petten
Chapman Mattoon

Nichols
Parker

Williams 20 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, without amendment.

Mr. Bradley offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That there be printed 500 copies of the list of members, officers and reporters of the Legislature, for the use of the Senate, and 25 on card board.

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

Mr. Palmer offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That 2,500 extra copies of the special report of the Superintendent of the Bank Department on Savings Banks, be printed for the use of the Superintendent, (of which number 500 shall be bound,) and to be distributed by him to savings banks for the use of their trustees and officers; and 1,500 copies be printed for the use of the Legislature.

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

Mr. Parker moved that the judiciary committee be discharged from the further consideration of the petition of tax payers of the village of

Potsdam, in relation to the collection of taxes in said town, and that the same be referred to the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties.

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

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 amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Hudson City Savings Institution, passed April 4, 1850.

"An act authorizing any life insurance company, or any trust or loan company, or savings bank to invest their funds in the town bonds issued by the towns of Gardiner, Shawangunk and New Paltz, and by the village of Middletown, in the county of Ulster, and the second election district of thc town of Montgomery, Orange county."

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

Mr. O'Donnell offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That every railroad company of the State of New York is hereby required to report to the Comptroller, on or before the 10th day of February next, the amount received from the sale of unclaimed freight or baggage, since April 14th, 1857, the time when any such sale has been made, and if any such sale has been made, the amount received at such sale or sales, and what disposition has been made of the proceeds thereof; and that the State Engineer be requested to transmit this resolution, immediately, to the President of every railroad company in the State.

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

Mr. Mattoon, from the committee on public printing, to which was referred the resolution to print extra copies of the annual report of the New York Prison Association, reported in favor of the adoption of the following resolution:

Resolved, That there be printed of the annual report of the New York Prison Association, 1,500 copies for the use of the association, and five copies for each member, officer and reporter of the Legislature.

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

On motion of Mr. Beach, the Senate adjourned.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 31, 1868.

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

Mr. Kennedy presented a resolution of the board of supervisors of Cortland county, praying for the repeal of chapter 477 of the Laws of 1862, and the several acts supplementary thereto, which was read and referred to the committee on the militia.

Mr. Parker presented a remonstrance against amending law for collection of taxes in the town of Canton, which was read and committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Hale presented a petition of citizens of the county of Clinton, for State aid for the Whitehall and Plattsburgh Railroad Company, which was read and referred to the committee on finance.

Mr. Williams presented a memorial of the board of supervisors of Cayuga county, for repeal of militia law, which was read and referred to the committee on the militia.

Mr. Mattoon presented a remanstrance of citizens of Oswego, against repeal of law creating draw-bridge at Rouse's Point, which was read and referred to the committee on commerce and navigation.

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

"An act to release to Nancy Crawford all the 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."

"An act to vest the title to certain lands in 'The Westfield and Portland Union Cemetery Association,' and to authorize said association to affirm and enforce certain allotments and assessments."

Mr. Williams, from a majority of the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to amend chap. 182 of the Laws of 1846, in relation to the recording of wills,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee ot the whole.

Mr. Van Petten, from the committee on internal affairs of towns and counties, to which was referred the petition of citizens of Canton, St. Lawrence county, for an amendment of the laws relating to the collection of taxes in said town, reported by bill entitled "An act relative to the collection of taxes in the town of Canton, in the county of St. Lawrence,” which was read the first time, and by vuanimous 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 petition of tax payers of Potsdam, St. Lawrence county, for a law relative to collection of taxes in said town, reported by bill entitled "An act relative to the collection of taxes in the town of Potsdam, in the ceunty of St. Lawrence,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and committed the committee of the whole.

Mr. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to amend the Laws of 1862, in relation to the rights and liabilities of husband and wife," reported adversely thereto.

Mr. Hubbard 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. Folger, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act for the relief of August Steilen,” reported that they have made some amendments thereto, and amended the title so as to read "An act to release tn August Steilen the interest of the State in certain real estate,” and as amended, recommend its passage; said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Mattoon, from the committee on canals, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act making appropriations for deficiencies in existing canal appropriations, to meet existing claims and demands against the State," 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

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