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

By unanimous consont, Mr. Adams asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to amend chapter 280 of the Laws of 1845 relative to the publication of the Session Laws in each county in the State, and acts amen latory thereof,” 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. Tiemann asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act in relation to certain lands in the twelfth ward of the city of New York belonging to the mayor, aldermen, and commonalty of said city,” 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. Perry asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to legalize and confirm the official acts of David B. Phillips, of the city of Brooklyn, county of Kings and State of New York, as notary public,” 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. Perry asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to repeal an act entitled 'An act for the appointment of an interpreter in the police justice and justices' courts of the city of Brooklyn,' passed May 3, 1870,” 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. Benedict asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to provide an assistant clerk of the court of general sessions of the peace in and for the city and county of New York," 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. Foster asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to facilitate the construction of the Lake Ontario Shore railroad, and to amend the several acts in relation thereto," 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. McGowan asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act for the preservation of fish in the waters of Steele's creek and McGowan's creek in the county of Herkimer,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on internal affairs.

The Assembly sent for concurrence the bill entitled as follows: "An act to legalize the vote of the legal voters of the town of Greece, in the county of Monroe, held March 5, 1872, to raise money in aid of the Lake Ontario Shore Railroad Company, and to authorize the board of supervisors to levy

a tax to raise the same. On motion of Mr. Lord, and by unanimous consent, the rule was suspended, and said bill was read a third time. The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to

passage of said 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:

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FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE,
Adams
Bowen
Graham
Lewis

Tiemann
Allen
Dickinson Harrower Lord

Weismann
Baker
Foster

Johnson McGowan J. Wood
Benedict

16 Mr. Lord moved to reconsider the vote by which said bill was lost, and that said motion be laid 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.

On motion of Mr. Dickinson, the Senate adjourned.

SATURDAY, MARCH 30, 1872.

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

Mr. Perry presented two petitions of property holders in the city of Brooklyn for passage of a bill providing for the construction of sewers therein; which were read and referred to the committee on the affairs of cities.

Mr. McGowan presented a petition of citizens of Danuba respecting the vote of the towns of Danube, Manheim and Little Falls relative to Fink's bridge; which was read and referred to the committee on roads and bridges.

Mr. Weismann presented resolutions adopted at a mass meeting of citizens of the sixth senatorial district in favor of the passage of the charter proposed by the committee of seventy; which were read and committed to i he committee of the whole.

Mr. D. P. Wood, from the committee on finance, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act making an appropriation for Sarah Wyatt, widow of Samuel Wyatt,” 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 in relation to certain lands in the twelfth ward of the city of New York belonging to the mayor, aldermen and commonalty of said city,” 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 in relation to imprisonment for contempt in surrogate courts," 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 Assembly bill entitled "An act to prevent frauds in the sale of patent rights,” 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 Assembly bill entitled "An act to legalize and confirm the official acts of Gaylord S. Graves, a justice of the peace of the town of

Bainbridge, in the county of Chenango,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Madden, from the committee on railroads, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act in relation to the Brooklyn City and Newtown Railroad Company," reported in favor of the passage of the same. Mr. Perry moved that the report be laid upon the table. The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said motion, and it was decided in the affirmative.

Mr. D. P. Wood, from the committee on engrossed bills, reported as correctly engrossed the bills entitled as follows:

"An act to provide for increased penalties for riding or driving any animal or animals across bridges or over rivers in the town of Brasher, St. Lawrence county."

"An act for the improvement of the navigation of the Cayuga and Seneca canal." "An act for the better preservation of horse records.” "An act to authorize the construction of a sewer in the county of Kings from the county buildings at Flatbush, in said county."

Ir. Robertson, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Washington Park Association,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed io the committee of the whole.

The President presented the annual report of the American Geographical Society of New York; which was laid on the table and ordered printed.

(See Doc. No. .) Mr. Benedict offered the following: Resolved, That one thousand copies of the annual report of the American Geographical Society of New York (presented to the Legislature in pursuance of law) be printed on fine paper for the use of said society for foreign exchanges, etc. Ordered, That said resolution be referred to the committee on public The Assembly sent for concurrence a resolution in the words following: Resolved (if the Senate concur), That a respectful message be sent to bis Excellency the Governor requesting him to return Assembly bill No. 51, entitled "An act in relation to the Chemung Railroad Company,” for By unanimous consent, the rule was suspended in order that said resolution might be considered immediately. The President put the question whether the Senate would agree to said resolution, and it was decided in the affirmative.

By unanimous consent, the rule was suspended, and the Clerk ordered to return said resolution to the Assembly immediately, with a message informing that the Senate have concurred in the passage of the same. his Excellency the Governor requesting him to return for amendment

Riesolved (if the Senate concur), That a respectful message be sent to Assembly bill No. 111, entitled "An act to amend an act passed May 9, 1868, entitled "An act to amend section 3 of chapter 817 of the Laws of took entitled An act to lay out and construct a road from the river road in township No. 14, in the town of Johnsburgh, to the Carthage road, near the head of Long lake, in the county of Hamilton.””

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amendment.

Also, the following:

(SENATE JOURNAL.]

By unanimous consent, the rule was suspended in order that said resolution might be considered immediately.

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

By unanimous consent, the rule was suspended, and the Clerk ordered to return said resolution to the Assembly immediately, with a message informing that the Senate have concurred in the passage of the same.

Also, the following:

Resolved (if the Senate concur), That a respectful message be sent to his Excellency the Governor requesting him to return to this House, fer the purpose of amendment, Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend an act to authorize the village of Dunkirk to issue bonds for the purpose

of supplying said village with water, and to create a board of water commissioners,” passed April 13, 1872.”

By unanimous consent, the rule was suspended in order that said resolution might be considered immediately.

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

By unanimous consent, the rule was suspended, and the Clerk ordered to return said resolution to the Assembly immediately, with a message informing that the Senate have concurred in the passage of the same.

The Assembly sent for concurrence the bills entitled as follows:

“An act to amend an act entitled 'An act for the erection and maintenance of watering troughs in the public highways,' passed April 7, 1869," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on agriculture.

“An act to authorize the construction of gas works and the manufacture and sale of gas for the purpose of lighting the village of Port Jervis, Orange county, New York, and the streets, avenues and buildings therein, and to lay pipe for that purpose,” 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 incorporate the Mutual Trust Institution of the city of New York,” 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 making appropriations for the payment of the principal and interest on the canal debt, commencing on the first day of October, 1872, and to provide for the payment of the debt contracted under section 12 of article 7 of the Constitution,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on canals.

“An act for the appropriation of fifteen hundred dollars to repair a road across the Onondaga Indian reservation,” 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 releasing the interest of the people of the State of New York in certain real estate to the Five Points House of Industry," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time.

On motion of Mr. Tiemann, and by unanimous consent, said bill was committed to the first committee of the whole.

"An act for the improvement of the navigation of the Hudson river, and to make an appropriation therefor,” which was read the first time,

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and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on commerce and navigation.

"An act to amend the act, chapter 778 of the Laws of 1871, re-appropriating certain moneys for the construction of new work upon, and extraordinary repairs of the canals of this State,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on canals.

"An act to change and fix the number of trustees of the Attica Union Free School and Academy,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on literature.

"An act to erect the village of Greenville into a separate road district,” 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.

"An act granting to the West Shore Land Improvement Company further powers,” 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 so much of chapter 640, Laws of 1870, as relate to non-resident lands in the county of Franklin,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on internal affairs.

“An act to amend chapter 90, Laws of 1869, being an act entitled 'An act to provide for the improvement of the navigation of the Racket river, and of the hydraulic power thereon, and to check freshets therein,' passed April 2, 1869," 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 in relation to the Brooklyn City and Newtown Railroad Company," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also

On motion of Mr. Perry, and by unanimous consent, said bill was committed to the committee of the whole. "An act authorizing the election of a receiver of taxes and assessments for the town and village of Saratoga Springs,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous cousent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the affairs of villages.

** An act releasing the interest of the State in certain lands and premises of which Maurice Roche, late of Coxsackie, in the county of Greene, died seized, and authorizing his heirs at law to hold and convey 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.

"An act to legalize and confirm the official acts of William H. Ireland, a justice of the peace of the town of Coventry, in the county of Chenango," which was read the first time, and bý'unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary. "An act to provide for the dissolution of religious societies, except in the city and county of New York, and for the sale and

disposition of the proceeds of the property of such societies,” 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. New York in and to certain real estate in the city of Brooklyn, to Sarah "An act to release the title and interest of the people of the State of

read the second time,

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