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with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. J. Wood, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act giving the consent of the State of New York to the purchase by, and ceding jurisdiction to, the United States over certain land on Cumberland head, Clinton county, within this State, to be occupied as site of light-house, keeper's dwelling, etc.,” reported in favor of the passage of the saine, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. J. Wood, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred 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," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was 'committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. J. Wood, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred 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," reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

The Assembly bill entitled “An act to divide the county of Sullivan into two school commissioner districts,” 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
Dickinson Lord

Perry

Winslow
Baker
Foster

McGowan Robertson D. P. Wood
Benedict
Graham
Madden

Tiemann J. Wood
Cock
Lewis
Palmer

Weismann Woodin 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.

The Assembly bill entitled “An act to legalize the acts of Stafford Wade, Leverett Spring and Aaron A. Spencer, commissioners of the town of Arcade, in purchasing certain bonds and coupons of said town with moneys arising from the sale of certain railroad stock belonging to said town, and to authorize said commissioners to cancel the same,' 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
Dickinson Lord

Perry

Winslow
Baker
Foster

McGowan Robertson D. P. Wood
Benedict Graham

Madden

Tiemann J. Wood
Cock
Lewis
Palmer

Weismann Woodin 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.

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The bill entitled "An act authorizing the Cattaraugus County Agricultural Society to borrow money, to be used in improving its fair grounds," 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, a majority of all the members elected to the Senate voting in favor thereof, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Allen
Dickinson Lord

Perry

D. P. Wood
Baker
Foster

McGowan Robertson J. Wood
Benedict Graham

Madden
Tiemann

Woodin
Cock
Lewis
Palmer
Weismann

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

The Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend the charter of the village of Potsdam,” 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-fitths of said members being present, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Allen
Dickinson Lord

Perry

Winslow
Baker
Foster

McGowan Robertson D. P. Wood
Benedict
Graham
Madden
Tiemann

J. Wood
Cock
Lewis
Palmer

Weismann Woodin 20 Ordereil, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a message informing that the Senate have concurred in the passage of the same.

Jir. Benedict offered the following:

Resolved, That, till otherwise ordered, the Senate will meet on Saturdays at half past ten A. m., and adjourn at twelve, m., till the next Monday evening at balf past seven.

Jir. Madden moved to lay said resolution on the table.

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

Mr. Lord moved that when the Senate adjourn to-day it adjourn to meet on Tuesday evening next at half past seven o'clock.

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.
Baker
Lord
Palmer

Winslow Woodin
Madden
Perry
J. Wood

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FOR THE NEGATIVE.
Adams
Dickinson Lewis

Robertson Weismann
Allen
Foster

McGowan Tiemann D. P. Wood
Benedict
Graham

12 Mr. J. Wood, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to extend the powers of notaries public," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments; and have amended the title so as to read as follows: "An act to extend the powers of notaries public in the city and county of New York, and in the county of Kings," and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

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Mr. Baker, from the committee on charitable and religious societies, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to incorporate the German Bricklayers Benevolent Society, No. 30, of the city of New York," reported adversely thereto, which report was agreed to.

Mr. Winslow moved that the bill entitled “An act to amend the act entitled 'An act to authorize the business of banking,

" " be recommitted to the committee on banks.

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 Assembly bilis entitled as follows:

“An act to amend the charter of the Agricultural Insurance Company of Watertown, Jefferson county, New York.”

“An act to provide for the formation of free public libraries.” "An act to repeal section 27 of chapter 721 of the Laws of 1871." After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Allen, from said committee, reported progress on said bills, and asked and obtained leave to sit again.

Mr. Tiemann moved that when the Senate adjourn to-day it adjourn until Monday evening at seven o'clock.

Mr. Lord moved to amend by substituting “Tuesday evening."

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

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Baker
Cock

Lewis
Lord

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Madden

Perry
Palmer

Winslow

J. Wood
Woodin

10

FOR THE NEGATIVE.
Benedict Foster

McGowan Tiemann D. P. Wood
Dickinson Graham
Robertson Weismann

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

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Baker
Lewis
Madden Perry

J. Wood
Cock
Lord
Palmer

Winslow Woodin 10

FOR THE NEGATIVE.
Allen
Dickinson Graham

Robertson Weismann
Benedict Foster

McGowan Tiemaun D. P. Wood 10 Mr. Allen moved that when the Senate adjourn to-day it adjourn to meet on Monday evening at half past seven P. M.

Mr. Winslow moved to amend by substituting “Tuesday at eleven,

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

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Baker
Graham
Madden
Winslow

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Allen
Benedict
Cock

Dickinson
Foster
Lewis

FOR THE NEGATIVE.
Lord:

Robertson
McGowan Tiemann
Perry

Weismann
Woodin

13

Mr. Perry moved to amend said amendment by substituting “Tuesday at half past seven P. M."

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

Baker
Cock

J. Wood

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Lord

Perry
Madden

Winslow

Graham
Lewis

9

FOR THE NEGATIVE.
Adams
Dickinson Palmer

Tiemann D. P. Wood
Allen
Foster

Robertson Weismann Woodin Benedict McGowan

12 The President then put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion of Mr. Allen, and it was decided in the negative, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Allen
Cock
Graham
Palmer

J. Wood
Baker

Dickinson McGowan D. P. Wood Woodin 10

Cock

FOR THE NEGATIVE.
Adams
Foster
Madden

Robertson Weismann
Benedict Lord

Perry

Tiemann Winslow 10 Mr. D. P. Wood moved that when the Senate adjourn to-day it be until Monday evening next at quarter past seven o'clock.

Mr. Winslow moved to amend by substituting “ Tuesday at quarter past seven P. M."

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion of Mr. Winslow, and it was decided in the affirmative, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Allen
Graham
Lord
Perry

J. Wood
Baker
Lewis
Madden
Winslow Woodin

11 FOR THE NEGATIVE. Adams

Dickinson McGowan Robertson Weismann Benedict Foster

Palmer

Tiemann D. P. Wood 10 The President then put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion of Mr. D. P. Wood, as amended, and it was decided in the affirmative, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Allen
Graham Lord

Perry

J. Wood
Baker
Lewis
Madden

Winslow Woodin
Cock

11 FOR THE NEGATIVE. Adams

Dickinson McGowan Robertson Weismann Benedict Foster

Palmer

Tiemann D. P. Wood 10 Mr. Winslow moved that the bill entitled "An act to amend the charter of the Agricultural Insurance Company of Watertown, Jefferson county, New York,” be referred to the first committee of the whole.

The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion, and it was decided in the affirmative, two-thirds of all the Senators present voting in favor thereof. (SENATE JOURNAL.]

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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:

“An act relating to the town officers and local government of Newtown, in Queens county."

“An act to amend the charter of the Agricultural Insurance Company of Watertown, Jefferson county, New York."

Assembly, “An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to amend an act passed March 23, 1850, entitled "An act for the protection of purchasers of real estate upon sales by order of surrogates," passed April 20, 1869."

After some time spent therein the President resumed the chair, and Mr. Lewis, 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 engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Lewis, 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 to a third reading.

The Assembly returned the following entitled bills, with a message that they had concurred in the passage thereof.

“An act to authorize the city of Watertown to borrow money and issue bonds of the city therefor, for the purpose of liquidating its present indebtedness.”

“An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the city of Cohoes,' passed May 19, 1869, and the act amendatory of the same, passed May 11, 1871."

Ordere That the Clerk deliver said bill to the Governor.

The Assembly returned the following entitled bill, with a message that they had concurred in ihe amendments of the Senate thereto:

"An act authorizing the Canal Commissioner of the eastern division to raise a certain road bed in the town of Kingsbury, county of Washington."

On motion of Mr. Winslow, the Senate adjourned.

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TUESDAY, MARCH 5, 1872.

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.
Prayer by Rev. Dr. Halley.
The journal of Saturday, March 2, was read and approved.

This being the evening set apart by resolution of the Senate for the consideration of the general orders, the Senate resolved itself into a committee of the whole, and proceeded to the consideration of the same, being the bills entitled as follows:

“An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to establish a department of police in the city of Buffalo, and to provide for the government thereof, passed April 26, 1871."

“An act to release the title and interest of the people of this State in certain real estate in the town of Frankfort, Herkimer county, to Owen Salisbury.”

“An act relating to courts of record and other courts in the city and county of New York."

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