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

Mr. Bowen, from the select committee of nine, reported the following entitled bills complete :

Assembly, “An act to amend chapter 77 of the Laws of 1870, and chapter 538 of the Laws of 1871, passed, respectively, March 16, 1870, and April 15, 1871, entitled 'An act to amend the act to combine into one act the several acts relating to the city of Albany, passed April 12, 1842, and the several acts amendatory thereof, in so far as they relate to the city of Albany."

Assembly, “An act to release the title and interest of the people of the State of New York in and to certain real estate in the city of Brooklyn to Sarah Groom."

Assembly, "An act confirming a conveyance of real estate to Dennis Murphy, and authorizing him to hold real estate.” [With amendments.]

Assembly, “An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to amend the act entitled An act to incorporate the village of Bath, in the county of Steuben,' passed June 20, 1851, and the act amendatory thereof, passed April 25, 1866.”

Assembly, “An act to prevent the taking of fish from Loon lake in the town of Wayland, Steuben county.” [With amendments.]

“An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to supply the city of Binghamton with pure and wholesome water,' passed April 25, 1867, and the acts amendatory thereof."

“An act to amend chapter 766 of the Laws of 1871, entitled 'An act to allow the justices of the supreme court, assigned to hold the general terms thereof in the several judicial departments of this State, to fix the times and places of holding the same,' passed April 27, 1871."

“An act to authorize the Brooklyn Improvement Company to issue preferred and special stock.”

Assembly, "An act to authorize the trustees of the village of Andes, in Delaware county, to proceed to protect said village from the effect of high water, and to raise money to pay for the same; also to amend chap. ter 731 of the Laws of 1865 in relation thereto.”

Assembly, "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act for the appointment of commissioners to lay out a plan for roads and streets in the towns of Kings county,' passed May 7, 1869."

Assembly, "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Elmira Park Association, passed April 13, 1871."

Assembly, "An act to authorize the Pelham and Portchester Railroad Company to cross such arms of the sea, bays, inlets or navigable streams as may be found necessary to build said road, and to build draw-bridges over the same."

Assembly, "An act relative to the Hudson Suspension Bridge and New England Railway Company, and authorizing the extension of its road.”

Assembly, “An act authorizing the construction and maintenance of a highway from the north line of the township of Hollywood, in the county of St. Lawrence, into township No. 25 in Franklin county.” · Assembly, "An act to erect an armory in Greenpoint, seventeenth ward, in the city of Brooklyn.”

Assembly, “An act to amend section 1 of chapter 730 of the Laws of 1871, entitled 'An act in relation to highways in the county of Rockland.” (SENATE JOURNAL.]

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

Ordered, That said bills be engrossed for a third reading.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Bowen asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act extending the provisions of certain laws permitting municipal corporations to aid in the construction of railroads to the village of Middleport, in the county of Niagara,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time.

On motion of Mr. Bowen, and by unanimous consent, said bill 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 AFFIRMATIVI
Allen
Cock
Lewis
Perry

Winslow
Baker

Dickinson Lowery Robertson D. P. Wood Bowen Graham O'Brien

Wagner J. Wood Chatfield Harrower Palmer

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

Mr. Benedict offered the following:

Resolved (if the Assembly concur), That the Legislature on Wednesday, the 24th instant, at 12 o'clock at noon, proceed to elect a Regent of the University in place of Erastus Corning, deceased.

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 deliver said resolution to the Assembly immediately, and request their concurrence therein.

The President announced Messrs. D. P. Wood, Madden, and Johnson as a committee of conference upon the resolution authorizing the appointment of two commissioners to attend the International Congress, to be held in London, for the prevention and suppression of crime.

The Assembly bill entitled “An act to authorize the board of supervisors of the county of Warren to raise and levy the sum of four thousand dollars on the town of Caldwell, in said county of Warren,” 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
Graham Lowery Robertson

D. P. Wood
Bowen
Harrower McGowan Wagner

J. Wood
Chatfield Lewis

O'Brien

Weismann Woodin Cock

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.

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The Assembly bill entitled “An act to authorize the trustees of the village of Flushing to issue bonds and raise money for the purchase of a steam fire-engine, and for the mapping and establishment of lines and grades for the streets and public places in said village,” 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 Graham Perry

Winslow
Cock

Harrower Robertson D. P. Wood
Dickinson Lord

J. Wood
Foster

McGowan Weismann Woodin
Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a mes-
sage informing that the Senate have concurred in the passage of the same.

On motion of Mr. Lewis, and by unanimous consent, the committee of the whole was discharged from further consideration of the bill entitled "An act extending the provisions of certain laws permitting municipal corporations to aid in the construction of railroads to the county of Erie,” and said bill 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 McGowan Weismann
Cock
Johnson
O'Brien

Winslow
Foster
Lewis
Palmer

J. Wood
Benedict
Graham Lowery Perry

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

Mr. Graham, from the committee on internal affairs, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to authorize the board of supervisors of Franklin county to assess upon the town of Fort Covington five hundred dollars for the purpose of building sidewalks in said town,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Graham, from the committee on internal affairs, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act in relation to the alteration of town boundaries in the county of Franklin,” reported in favor of the passage of the

same,

and said bill was committed to the committee of the Mr. Graham, from the committee on internal affairs, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act authorizing the supervisors of the town of Johnsburgh, in the county of Warren, to sell and convey by deed a lot of land known as the town poor lot in the aforesaid town, reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Graham, from the committee on internal affairs, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to amend an 'act entitled "An act to create a board of trustees for the town of Morrisania, in the county

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of Westchester, and to define their powers, passed April 22, 1864, and the acts amending the same," 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 amend an act entitled 'An act to extend the powers of boards of supervisors, except in the counties of New York and Kings,' passed May 11, 1869," 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
Cock
Lowery
Palmer

Winslow
Baker

Dickinson McGowan Robertson D. P. Wood
Benedict
Foster
Madden

Wagner J. Wood
Bowen
Harrower O'Brien

Weismann Woodin
Chatfield Johnson

22 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 incorporate the Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in the city of Rochester," 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
Dickinson Lord

Palmer

Winslow
Allen
Foster
Lowery

Robertson D. P. Wood
Benedict Harrower McGowan Wagner

J. Wood
Bowen
Johnson
O'Brien

Weismann Woodin
Chatfield

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, with amendments.

The hour of twelve o'clock having arrived, the Senate then resolved itself into a committee of the whole, and proceeded to the consideration of the special order, being the bill entitled as follows:

"An act to incorporate the New York City Rapid Transit Company, and to authorize the said company to construct and operate an underground railway in the city of New York.”

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. J. Wood, from said committee, reported progress on said named bill, and asked and obtained leave to sit again.

Mr. Robertson moved that the session be extended until half past two o'clock, P. M.

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

Mr. Robertson moved that the Senate again resolve itself into a committee of the whole on the bill last under consideration.

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

The Senate again resolved itself into a committee of the whole, and proceeded to the consideration of the special order, being the bill cnti. iled as follows:

"An act to incorporate the New York City Rapid Transit Company, and to authorize the said company to construct and operate an underground railway in the city of New York.”

After some time spent therein, the President resumed the chair, and Mr. J. Wood, from said committee, reported in favor of the passage of said named bill, with amendments, which report was agreed to, and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Palmer moved that when the Senate adjourn to-day it adjourn to meet at half past seven o'clock, P. M.

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

The hour of half past two o'clock having arrived, the Senate took a recess until half past seven o'clock, P. M.

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The Senate again met. Mr. Lewis, from the committee on canals, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to reappropriate moneys for construction of new work upon, and extraordinary repairs of, the canals of this State, and for the payment of awards made by the Canal Appraisers,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, with an amendment, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Lewis, from the committee on canals, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to improve the navigation of the Baldwinsville canal,” reported adversely thereto, which report was agreed to.

Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a message informing that the Senate have non-concurred in the passage of the same.

Mr. Benedict, from the committee on the affairs of cities, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act concerning the responsibility of certain officers of the city and county of New York," reported adversely thereto, which report was agreed to.

Mr. Perry, from the committee on the affairs of cities, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to authorize the common council of the city of Brooklyn to open, grade, pave, and complete Douglass street in said city,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Winslow, from the committee on banks, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Brooklyn City Safe Deposit Company,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Chatfield, from the committee on the affairs of cities, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to provide for the payment of certain indebtedness of the city of Elmira,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, and said bill was committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Chatfield, from the committee on the affairs of cities, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the city of Rome,' passed February 23, 1870,”

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