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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:

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

The bill entitled "An act to authorize the incorporation of Juvenile Reformatory Asylums," 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 negative, a majority of all the members elected to the Senate not voting in favor thereof, as follows:

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Johnson
Loveland

0. B. Wheeler

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Diven

Brandreth Darling
Burhans

Mr. Mather moved to reconsider the vote just taken, and that that motion lie on the table.

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

By unanimous consent, Mr. Smith moved to amend the bill, entitled "An act to extend the time for the collection of taxes in the county of Herkimer, in the town of Pomfret, Chautauque county, and in the town of Kingston, Ulster county," by adding to the title and to the bill, after the word “Herkimer," the words “Suffolk, Queens and Chemung, and the town of Chateaugay, in the county of Franklin.”

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

Said bill, as amended, was then 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:

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

The Assembly bill entitled "An act to appropriate the proceeds of the State tax for the support of schools," 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:

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Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a message informing that the Senate have passed the same, without amendment.

The Assembly bill entitled "An act authorizing persons convicted before magistrates or courts of special sessions of the peace, in the town of Waterford, in the county of Saratoga, and sentenced to imprisonment in the county jail, at hard labor, to be transported directly to the Albany Penitentiary," 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.

Foote
Johnson
Lailin
Loveland
Mandeville

Mather
Noxon
Paterson
Schell

Brandreth

Scott

W.A. Wheeler Burhans

Smith

J. A. Willard Darling

Spinola

John D. Willard. Diven

0. B. Wheeler Williams Ely

22 Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a message informing that the Senate have passed the same, without amendment.

The bill entitled "An act to amend chapter 458, of the Laws of 1857, entitled 'An act to authorize the payment of money to George Guenther, for work done on the Erie canal," " 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:

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

The bill entitled "An act in relation to the town Insurance Company of the town of Brunswick," 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 negative, a

majority of all the members elected to the Senate not voting in favor thereof, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.

Brandreth Ely

Loveland
Schell

W.A. Wheeler
Burhans
Johnson
Mandeville Scott

J. A. Willard Diven Lafiin Paterson 0. B. Wheeler John D. Willard

15 FOR THE NEGATIVE. Ames Darling Foote Spinola Williams

5 Mr. John D. Willard moved to reconsider the vote just taken, and that that motion lie on the table.

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 to authorize the Board of Directors of the Sennett and Auburn Plankroad Company, to assess the stockholders of said company for the payment of the debts thereof, and to make the same into a gravel road," 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.

Ames
Brandreth
Darling
Diven

Ely
Foote
Johnson
Loveland

Mather
Noxon
Paterson
Schell

Smith

J. A. Willard
O. B. Wheeler John D. Willard
W. A. Wheeler Williams

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Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a message informing that the Senate have passed the same, without amendment.

The bill entitled "An act to repeal chapter 626, of the Laws of 1853, and chapter 495, of the Laws of 1855, so far as applicable to the village of Hamilton, and to amend section 1, of chapter 129, of the Laws of 1854," 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:

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FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.
Lailin
Paterson

W. A. Wheeler
Loveland
Schell

J. A. Willard
Mather
Smith

John D. Willard
Noxon

O. B. Wheeler Williams 20

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

By unanimous consent, Mr. John D. Willard moved to amend the bill entitled "An act in relation to the village of Whitehall," by striking out in the third section the word “ six," and inserting the word “two."

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

Said bill, as amended, was then 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:

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

The bill entitled "An act to amend the act entitled 'An act to prevent the issue of false receipts, and to punish fraudulent transfers of property by warehousemen, wharfingers and others, passed April 17th, 1858,” 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 negative, a majority of all the members elected to the Senate not voting in favor thereof, as follows:

FOR THE AFFIRMATIVE.

John D. Willard

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FOR THE NEGATIVE.

Diven
Ely
Foote

Johnson
Laflin
Loveland

Mandeville
Paterson
Schell

J. A. Willard
Williams 15

Brandreth

0. B. Wheeler Burhans Darling

Mr. Ames moved to reconsider the vote just taken.

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

Mr. Ames moved to recommit said bill to the committee on commerce and navigation, with instructions to report back forthwith, with the following amendment: add in the first section, after the word “applicable," the words to bills of lading, and."

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

Mr. Ames, from the committee on commerce and navigation, then reported said bill back amended, as instructed by the Senate, and as amended, recommended its passage.

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

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:

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

Mr. Diven offered the following resolutions :

Resolved, That in the death of Hon. Horatio J. Stow, the Senate has lost an able and faithful member, the country an enlightened statesman, and society an honest man. That with our regrets at the loss to the Senate, the country and society, we mingle our sympathy with the bereaved family of our late distinguished fellow Senator, and in token of our respect to his memory recommend that each Senator and officer of the Senate wear crape on the left arm for one week; that the flag of the Capitol be kept at half-mast the remainder of the session,

Resolved, That a copy of these resolutions be sent to the family of the deceased.

Resolved, That a copy of the above resolutions be communicated to the Assembly.

Resolved, that the Senate now adjourn.

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

Mr. Laflin moved that a committee of two Senators be appointed to present the foregoing resolutions to the Assembly.

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

Messrs. Laffin and Brandreth were appointed such committee. On motion of Mr. Diven, the Senate adjourned.

HALF-PAST SEVEN O'CLOCK, P. M.,

The Senate again met. 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:

"An act to incorporate the Corpus Christi Ship Channel Company."

“An act to increase the powers and duties of public administrators."

"An act to extend the term of service of supervisors."

And after some time spent therein, Mr. Noxon, from said committee, reported progress on said bills, and asked and obtained leave to sit again.

On motion of Mr. Schell, the Senate adjourned.

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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 1859.

The Senate met pursuant to adjournment.
Prayer by the Rev. Dr. Gregory.
The journal of yesterday was read and approved.

Mr. Mather presented a remonstrance of merchants and other citizens of New York, against the passage of an act closing the canal locks on the Sabbath, which was read and laid on the table.

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