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regulation and keeping of the poor house in said county of Wayne," reported a bill entitled "An act for the better regulation and keeping of the poor house in the county of Wayne, and for other purposes," 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. Foote, from the committee on banks, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to authorize the Rochester Bank to reduce its capital stock," reported in favor of the passage of the same, which report was agreed to, and said bill committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Ames, from the committee on commerce and navigation, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to prevent issue of false receipts and bills of lading, and to punish fraudulent transfer of property by ship owners, carriers and others," reported a bill entitled “An act to amend the act entitled 'An act to prevent the issue of false receipts, and to punish fraudulent transfers of property by warehousemen, wharfingers and others,' passed April 17, 1858," 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. Scott, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act in relation to the place of hearing and deciding appeals to the general term of the Supreme Court in certain cases," reported in writing adversely thereto, which report was agreed to.

(See Doc. No.

•)

Mr. Scott, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to repeal sections seven, eight and thirteen, of chap. 530, of the Laws of 1853," reported the following resolution :

Resolved, That the said bill ought not to pass.

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

Mr. Diven, from the committee on finance, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to make corporations in the city of Buffalo, taxable the same as corporations in other cities and counties of this State," reported in favor of the passage of the same, which report was agreed to, and said bill committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Diven, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act for the relief of I. Jewett White," reported in favor of the passage of the same, which report was agreed to, and said bill committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Diven, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill, entitled "An act conferring additional powers on courts of special sessions in and for the county of Monroe," reported adversely to said bill which report was agreed to.

Mr. Diven, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act in relation to escheated lands and

providing for the descent of lands to aliens," reported adversely to said bill.

On motion of Mr. Mather,

Said report was laid on the table.

Mr. Diven, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to amend the Revised Statutes in relation to divorces," reported in writing, adversely to said bill, which report was agreed to.

(See Doc., No. 36.)

Mr. Laflin, from the committee on literature, to which was referred the petition of trustees of districts 4 and 11, in Newtown, Queens county, for a law to legalize the acts of the school commissioner of said county, reported a bill, entitled "An act to legalize the proceedings of the school commissioner and the trustees of the Union Free School, district number four, in the town of Newtown, county of Queens," 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. Williams, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the bill, entitled "An act to authorize the Middletown and Unionville plankroad company to sell or mortgage their road,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, which report was agreed to, and said bill committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Williams, from the committee on roads and bridges, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to authorize the Middletown and Bloomingburgh plankroad company to sell or mortgage their road," reported in favor of the passage of the same, which report was agreed to, and said bill committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Boardman, from the committee on Indian affairs, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to enable the Shinecock tribe of Indians to exchange certain rights in land with the trustees of the proprietors of the common and undivided lands and marshes in the town of Southampton," reported in favor of the passage of the same, which report was agreed to, and said bill committed to the committee of the whole.

A message from the Assembly was received and read, requesting the concurrence of the Senate to the following entitled bills:

66 'An act to extend the charter of the Fire Department of the city of Albany," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the incorporation of cities and villages.

"An act legalizing the conveyance of lands held by James Kemp, an alien, of Niagara county," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

"An act to repeal an act passed March 23, 1857, chap. 154, Laws of 1857, entitled 'An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Long Causeway Turnpike Company,'” 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.

Mr. Ely, from the select committee appointed at the last session of the Senate to investigate the health department of the city of New York, submitted a report in writing; which was laid on the table and ordered printed.

(See Doc. No. •)

Mr. Schell presented the report of the trustees of the Northern Dispensary of the city of New York, for the year 1858; which was laid on the table and ordered printed.

(See Doc. No. :)

Mr. Laflin gave notice that he would at an early day ask leave to introduce a bill, entitled "An act to extend the time for collection of taxes in the town of Little Falls, county of Herkimer."

Mr. Spinola gave notice that he would at an early day ask leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to provide for the payment of a deficiency in the revenue of the city of Brooklyn."

Mr. Schell gave notice that he would at an early day ask leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to authorize the Second Avenue railroad to construct an additional track;" also, a bill entitled "An act to increase the number of directors of the Harlem Gas Light Company."

Mr. Hubbell gave notice that he would at an early day ask leave to introduce a bill, entitled "An act amending the act for supply of water for the State Lunatic Asylum, from the Chenango canal.”

Mr. Mandeville gave notice that he would at an early day ask leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to confirm the title to certain real estate, to the Hudson Iron Company, and to increase the number of trustees of said company."

Mr. Boardman gave notice that he would at an early day ask leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to incorporate Brigham Hall, a hospital for the reception and care of the insane."

Mr. Paterson gave notice that he would at an early day ask leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend the Revised Statutes relating to Courts of Oyer and Terminer."

Mr. Brandreth gave notice that he would at an early day ask leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act appropriating money for the relief of Brevet Brigadier General, Ward B. Burnett;" also, a bill entitled "An act to regulate the salary of the District Attorney of the county of Putnam;" also, a bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Raymond Collegiate Institute."

Mr. Halsted gave notice that he would at an early day ask leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act in relation to embezzlement by public officers."

Mr. Ely gave notice that he would at an early day ask leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act for the amendment of the law relative to principals and factors, or agents,' passed April 16, 1830."

Mr. Prosser gave notice that he would at an early day ask leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act concerning the navigation of

the canals, and the collection of tolls."

Mr. Mather gave notice that he would at an early day ask leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to incorporate St. Joseph's asylum in the city of New York.”

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Diven asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill, entitled "An act to incorporate the Canandaigua Walton Club," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the internal affairs of towns and counties.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. John D. Willard asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act in relation to the village of Whitehall," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the incorporation of cities and villages.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Johnson asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act for ascertaining by proper proof, the citizens who are entitled to the right of suffrage, and to prevent illegal voting," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time.

On motion of Mr. Johnson,

Said bill was referred to a select committee.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Halsted asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act for the relief of Jas. A. Storey, Caleb M. Pierce, and Chas. Amsden," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the internal affairs of towns and counties.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Ely asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act in relation to the Marine Court of the city of New York,' passed July 21, 1853," which was read the first time, ard by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

The bill entitled, "An act to incorporate the Dime Savings Bank, in the city of Brooklyn," 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:

Ames

Boardman

Burhans

Darling

Diven

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Prosser
Schell
Smith

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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 release to Elizabeth Blum, widow of Mamrad Blum, deceased, the interest of the State in a certain lot of land of which said Mamrad Blum died seized," was read a third

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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:

Ames
Boardman

Burhans

Darling

Diven

Foote
Halsted

Hubbell

Johnson

Loveland

Foote
Hubbell

Ames
Boardman

Burhans

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

The bill entitled "An act for the relief of Henry A. Van Wie, for damages caused by the breaking of a canal bridge," was read a third time.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to the final passage of aid 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:

Loveland

Paterson

Darling
Halsted

Ames
Boardman
Burhans

Darling

Ely

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.

Mandeville

Mather

Paterson

Prosser

Schell

Scott
Smith

Spinola

Truman

Foote
Halsted
Hubbell

Johnson

Laflin

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.

Schell
Scott

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Spinola
J. A. Willard

FOR THE NEGATIVE.

Mandeville
Mather

O. B. Wheeler

J. A. Willard
John D. Willard
Williams

Prosser
Truman

Mather

Paterson

Prosser

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Mr. Scott moved to reconsider the vote just taken, and that that motion lie on the table.

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

The Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to revise, amend and consolidate the several acts relating to the village of Whitesboro"" was read a third time.

John D. Willard

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.

Loveland
Mandeville

O. B. Wheeler
Williams

Schell
Scott

Smith
Spinola
Truman

9

O. B. Wheeler

J. A. Willard
John D. Willard
Williams

24

Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a message informing that the Senate have passed the same, without amendment.

Mr. Hubbell offered the following resolution, viz :

Resolved, That there be printed ten extra copies for each member and officer of the Senate, of the annual report of the Comptroller on Insurance Companies.

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

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