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The bill entitled "An act to facilitate the construction of the New York and Oswego Midland railroad” having been announced for a third reading,

Mr. Johnson moved to recommit the bill to the committee on railroads.

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 granting jurisdiction to the United States over a certain piece of land within this State to be occupied as a site for offices and storehouses in the construction, repair, and maintenance of a pier for the formation of a harbor at Oswego, 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, twothirds of all the members elected to the Senate voting in favor thereof, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Adams
Cock
Lord
Palmer

Weismann
Allen
Dickinson Lowery Perry

D. P. Wood Benedict Foster

Madden

Robertson J. Wood
Bowen
Harrower O'Brien

Tiemann Woodin
Chatfield Johnson

22 Ordered, That the Clerk return said resolution to the Assembly, with a message informing that the Senate had concurred in the passage of the same, with amendments.

The bill entitled “An act for the relief of Robert G. Ostrander, a commissioner of a certain high way in Hamilton 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, and three-fifths of said members being present, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Adams
Bowen
Foster
Palmer

Wagner
Allen
Chatfield Harrower Perry

Weismann
Baker
Cock

Lowery Robertson J. Wood
Benedict Dickinson O'Brien

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

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The bill entitled “An act to incorporate the Batavia Library Association and appropriating certain money thereto,” 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.
Adams
Chatfield Johnson

Palmer
Allen
Cock
Lord
Perry

Weismann
Baker
Dickinson Lowery

Robertson D. P. Wood
Benedict Foster

O'Brien

Tiemann J. Wood
Bowen
Harrower

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

The bill entitled "An act to provide for the repair, improvement, con

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struction and protection of bridges on the Cattaraugus Indian reservations, in the counties of Erie and Cattaraugus," 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. ·
Adams

Chatfield Harrower Palmer Weismann
Allen
Cock
Lord
Perry

D. P. Wood
Baker
Dickinson Lowery

Robertson J. Wood
Benedict Foster

O'Brien

Tiemann Woodin Bowen

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

The Assembly bill entitled "An act to authorize the village of Silver Creek, in the county of Chautauqua, to purchase, hold, use, and convey certain real estate, and to legalize proceedings relative thereto,” 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.
Adams
Chatfield Harrower Perry

Weismann
Allen
Cock
Lord

Robertson D. P. Wood
Baker
Dickinson O'Brien

Tiemann J. Wood
Bowen
Foster
Palmer
Wagner

Woodin 30 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.

The bill entitled “An act to protect purchasers on sales of real estate of infants by special guardian prior to January 1, 1852,” 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.
Adams
Chatfield Johnson Perry

Weismann
Allen
Cock
Lord

Robertson D. P. Wood
Baker
Dickinson O'Brien

Tiemann J. Wood
Benedict Foster

Palmer

Wagner Woodin
Bowen
Harrower

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

The bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Little Valley Waterworks 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, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Adams
Chatfield Johnson Perry

Weismann
Allen
Cock
Lord

Robertson D. P. Wood
Baker
Dickinson O'Brien

Tiemann J. Wood
Benedict Foster

Palmer
Wagner

Woodin
Bowen
Harrower

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

The bill entitled “An act to alter the map or plan of the city of 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:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Allen
Chatfield Harrower Perry

Weismann
Baker
Cock
Lord

Robertson D. P. Wood
Benedict Dickinson O'Brien

Tiemann J. Wood
Bowen
Foster
Palmer
Wagner

Woodin 20 Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bill to the Assembly, and request their concurrence therein.

The Assembly bill entitled "An act releasing the interests of the State in certain lands of which Hannah Jane Butcher died possessed to William Butcher, her surviving husband," 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.
Adams
Chatfield Johnson

Robertson Winslow
Allen
Cock
Lord

Tiemann D. P. Wood
Baker
Dickinson O'Brien Wagner

J. Wood
Benedict Foster

Palmer

Weismann Woodin
Buwen
Harrower Perry

23 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.

The Assembly bill entitled "An act to release the interest of the people of the State of New York in and to certain lands in Sullivan county io Henry Eisner," was read a third time.

The President then 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.
Adams
Chatfield Harrower Perry

Weismann
Allen
Cock
Johnson

Robertson D. P. Wood
Baker
Dickinson O'Brien

Tiemann J. Wood
Benedict Foster

Palmer
Wagner

Woodin
Bowen

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.

Mr. Chatfield offered the following:

Resolved, That the sympathy of the Senate be, and is hereby extended to Senator Lewis, who is detained at home on account of the death of a daughter.

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

Mr. Chatfield offered the following:

Whereas, The desired object in relation to the Erie railroad having been obtained without legislative interference, therefore

Resolved, That the special order on that subject for Wednesday next be, and is hereby indefinitely postponed.

Ordered, That said resolution be laid on the table.

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

Assembly, “An act in relation to the law of limited partnership."

Assembly, “An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to facilitate the forming of agricultural and horticultural societies,' passed April 13, 1855."

“An act to repeal an act entitled 'An act to provide a further supply of pure and wholesome water for the city of New York, passed February 27, 1871; and also an act entitled An act to re-enact and amend an act entitled An act to provide a further supply of pure and wholesome water for the city of New York,' passed April 6, 1871."

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

Mr. Bowen, from the same committee, reported in favor of the passage of the last named bill.

Mr. Lord moved to disagree with the report of the committee of the whole, and that the said bill be recommitted to the committee on the judiciary.

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

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Benedict Cock

Johnson
Lord

Tiemann
FOR THE NEGATIVE.
Adams
Chatfield Lowery Perry

Di P. Wood
Allen
Dickinson Madden

Robertson J. Wood
Baker
Foster
O'Brien

Weismann Woodin
Bowen

Harrower Palmer The President then put the question whether the Senate would agree to the report of the committee of the whole, and it was decided in the affirmative.

Ordered, That said bill be engrossed for 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:

Assembly, "An act to supply the deficiency in the appropriation to pay the expenses of the superintendence, ordinary repairs and maintenance of the canals for the remainder of the fiscal year which commenced on the first day of October, 1871, and to regulate the manner of drawing warrants by the auditors of the canal department upon the treasury."

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“An act to regulate places of public amusement in the city of New York.” “An act to provide for the better administration of the estates of deceased persons.” After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Dickinson, from said committee, reported in favor of the passage of the first named bill, which report was agreed to, and said bill ordered to a third reading. Mr. Dickinson, from the same committee, reported progress on the two last named bills, and asked and obtained leave to sit again. The Assembly returned the following entitled bill, with a message that they had concurred in the amendment of the Senate thereto : “An act in relation to trustees and directors of charitable and benevolent institutions.” Ordered, That the Clerk return said bills to the Assembly. On motion of Mr. Cock, the Senate took a recess until 73 o'clock P. M.

SEVEN AND A HALF O'CLOCK, P. M.

The Senate again met.

The Senate again resolved itself into a committee of the whole, and proceeded to the consideration of general orders, being the Assembly bills entitled as follows: “An act to regulate the ferries running from the foot of Tenth street and Twenty-third street, in the city of New York, across the East river to Greenpoint, in the city of Brooklyn.” “An act in relation to non-resident highway taxes upon certain lands in the counties of Hamilton and Warren.” “An act to establish a board of health and of vital statistics in the county of Richmond, and to define its powers and duties. After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Chatfield, from said committee, reported progress on said named bills, and asked and obtained leave to sit again. The Assembly sent for concurrence the bill entitled as follows: “An act to authorize the extension of the time for the collection of taxes in the town of Plattsburgh, in the county of Clinton,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time. On motion of Mr. D. P. Wood, and by unanimous consent, the rule was suspended, and said bill 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.

Allen Chatfield Johnson Perry Winslow

Baker Dickinson Lowery Robertson D. P. Weed

Benedict Foster McGowan Tiemann - J. Wood

Bowen Harrower O'Brien Weismann Woodin 20. [SENATE Journal.] 45

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