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“An act to provide an armory in the city of Brooklyn, county of Kings, for the use of the Twenty-third regiment of the National Guard of the State of New York."

“An act to incorporate a railroad company to construct a street railroad in the city and town of Oswego, in the county of Oswego.

“An act concerning the duties of assessors and collectors of taxes in the several town and counties of the State, except in the counties of New York and Kings.

“An act to incorporate the National American University of Music and other liberal Arts in the city of New York.”

Mr. Dickinson, from the committee on the affairs of villages, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to amend the charter of the village of White Plains, in the county of Westchester," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the comraittee of the whole.

Mr. Dickinson, from the committee on the affairs of villages, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to authorize the trustees of the village of White Plains, in the county of Westchester, to regulate, grade, macadamize or pave Railroad avenue in said village,' passed April 19, 1871, and for the protection of the pavement on the said street or avenue,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Dickinson, from the committee on the affairs of villages, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to authorize the village of Greenbush to issue bonds for the purpose of raising money,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Dickinson, from the committee on the affairs of villages, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the village of New Brighton,' passed April 26, 1866, and an act amending the same, passed April 22, 1867, and also an act amending the same, passed April 27, 1871,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Robertson, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to authorize the surrogates' courts of Erie county to appoint auditors,” reported in favor of the passage of the the same, with amendments, and have amended the title so as to read as follows: "An act to authorize the surrogates' courts in all the counties of this State to appoint auditors,” and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Robertson, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to incorporate the New York Construction Company of the city of New York,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Robertson, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act relating to resolutions and ordinances adopted by the common council of the city of New York," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Robertson, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act relating to lands devised by David

Stanley, deceased,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Robertson, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to amend the act entitled 'An act to authorize the formation of gas-light companies,' passed February 16, 1848,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Robertson, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was recommitted the bill entitled "An act relating to courts of record and other courts in the city and county of New York,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Robertson, from the committee on commerce and navigation, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to authorize the Morrisania Steamboat Company to issue bonds, and to change the place of their principal office," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Lewis, from a majority of the committee on canals, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to provide for the construction of a canal bridge over the Erie canal at Madison street, in the city of Rome,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

By únanimous consent, Mr. Dickinson asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act in relation to the First Baptist church and society in Ogdensburgh," 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. Lewis, from the commitiee on canals, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to prevent the flooding of lands by reason of the construction of the State dam across the Tonawanda creek at the village of Tonawanda, passed June 5, 1871," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Lewis, from the committee on canals, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act for the improvement of the navigation of the Cayuga and Seneca canal,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

The President presented the statement of the comptroller of the city of New York relative to the sums paid on account of the new county court-house for building, furniture, etc., and the amount necessary to finish the same, in reply to a resolution of the Senate; which was laid on the table and ordered printed.

(See Doc. No. 61.) A message from the Governor was received and read, in the words following:

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ALBANY, March 20, 1872. To the Senate :

In compliance with the joint resolution of the Senate and Assembly, I return herewith for correction Senate bill No. 6, entitled "An act to amend an act in relation to stenographers in the circuit courts, courts of oyer and terminer and special terms in the sixth, seventh and eighth judicial districts, etc.?

JOHN T. HOFFMAN. (SENATE JOURNAL.]

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Wagner

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to reconsider the vote upon 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 Graham

Madden Weismann
Allen
Cock
Harrower Murphy

Winslow
Baker
Dickinson Johnson

Robertson D. P. Wood Benedict Foster

Lowery
Tiemann

19 On motion of Baker, and by unanimous consent, the bill was amended as follows:

Add at the end of first section “and in the third judicial district the justices of the supreme court may, in their discretion, appoint two stenographers.”

Said bill, as amended, was then read a third time.

The President then put the question whether the Senate would agree to the final passage of said bill, as amended, and it was decided in the affirmative, a majority of all the memkers elected to the Senate voting in favor thereof, and three-fifths of said members being present, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Adams
Bowen
Foster

Madden
Allen

Chatfield Harrower Murphy Weismann
Baker
Cock
Lewis
O'Brien

Winslow
Benedict Dickinson Lewery

Robertson D. P. Wood 20 Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bill to the Assembly, and request their concurrence in said amendment.

The Assembly sent for concurrence the following entitled bills :

“An act to amend chapter 348 of the Laws of 1867, being an act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Young Mens' Christian Association of the city of Poughkeepsie,' passed April 12, 1867," 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.

“An act to legalize the acts of Sherman B. Daboll, as notary public of Madison 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 amend an act in relation to the rates of wharfage, and to regnlate piers, wharves, bulk-heads and slips, in the cities of New York and Brooklyn, passed May 6, 1870,” 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.

"An act confirming a conveyance of real estate to Dennis Murphy, and authorizing bim to hold real estate,” 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 amend title i2 of the charter of the city of Albany entitled the Police Department,' passed March 16, 1870,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the affairs of cities.

"An act to anthorize the Montour Cemetery Association of the village of Havana, Schuyler county, New York, to remove the bodies buried in

the old burial-ground in said village, to the new cemetery of said association, and to vest the title of said old burial-ground in the said' association,” 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.

"An act to incorporate the Riverhead Savings Bank,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on banks.

"An act to provide for supplying the village of Peekskill with water, and authorizing the issue of bonds therefor, and to create a board of water commissioners,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the affairs of villages.

“An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to amend the charter of the village of New Rochelle, in the county of Westchester,' passed April 20, 1864,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the affairs of villages.

“An act to confer upon Horace C. Tracy and Peter Fish the right to establish a ferry across Cayuga lake, and to extend in their behalf an act to establish such ferry, passed April 5, 1844, and extended by chapter 31, Laws of 1858, to Horace C. Tracy and Isaac A. Brokaw, for the term of fourteen years from the 5th day of April, 1858,” 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.

"An act to secure religious ministration to convicts in the State prisons and penitentiaries in this State,” 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.

“An act to amend chapter 853 of the Laws of 1867, entitled 'An act to incorporate St. Agnes' Cemetery, passed May 9, 1867,” 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.

“An act to amend 'An act to enable Ezra Cornell to found a public library and literary institution in the village of Ithaca, and to incorporate the same,' passed April 5, 1864,” which was read the first time, and by ananimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on literature.

"An act establishing a ferry from Barber's Point, in the town of Westport, in the county of Essex, across Lake Champlain, and to repeal chapter 495 of the Laws of 1871,” which was read the first time, and by ananimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on commerce and navigation.

“An act for the removal of a certain burial-ground connected with the Second Reformed church of Bethlehem to the Bethlehem cemetery," 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.

“An act for the relief of the Coney Island and Brooklyn Railroad Company,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on railroads.

"An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to consolidate and amend the several acts relating to the village of Watkins, and to enlarge the powers of the corporation of said village,' passed April 3, 1861," which was read

the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the affairs of villages.

“An act to amend chapter 657 of the Laws of 1871, entitled 'An act to amend the act passed February 17, 1848, entitled An act to authorize the formation of corporations for manufacturing, mining, mechanical or chemical purposes,' passed April 20, 1871,” 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 incorporate St. Agnes Cemetery of Syracuse, New York,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous cousenu was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on charitable and religious societies.

"An act providing for additional compensation to deputies, clerks, and assistants in the various departments of the State governinent,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on finance.

“An act to amend chapter 65 of the Laws of 1871, entitled 'An act to revise and consolidate the laws in relation to the village of Geneva, in the county of Ontario,' passed March 3, 1871,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the affairs of villages.

Mr. Winslow, from the committee on banks, to which was recommitted the bill entitled “An act to incorporate the German American Loan and Mortgage Company," reported that the committee have had the same under consideration, have made some amendments thereto, and have directed their chairman to report the same for the consideration of the Senate.

Mr. D. P. Wood, from the committee on finance, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to amend chapter 12 of the Laws of 1872, entitled 'An act prescribing the officers and employes that may be elected, appointed or employed by the Senate and Assembly, fixing the salary and compensation thereof, and regulating the proceedings, reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Lewis asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to prevent the furtive possession and use of slung shot and other dangerous weapons,' passed April 20, 1866,” 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. Lewis asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act requiring the district attorney of the county of Erie to give a bond to pay over all moneys received by him as such district attorney, and to provide for the appointment of an assistant district attorney for that county,' passed April 13, 1857,” 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. Baker asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to facilitate the construction of the New York and Canada railroad, and extending thereto the provisions of certain laws relating to the Whitehall and Plattsburgh Railroad Company, which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on railroads.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Cock asked and obtained leave to intro

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