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Assembly bill, "An act to amend section 1, of chapter 216 of the Laws of 1850, in relation to the Troy Savings Bank."

And after some time spent therein, Mr. Sloan, from said committee, reported progress on said first mentioned bill, and asked and obtained leave to sit again.

Mr. Sloan, from said committee, reported in favor of the passage of said second mentioned bill, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Sloan, from said committee, reported in favor of the passage of said third mentioned bill, which report was agreed to, and said bill ordered to a third reading.

The Senate again resolved itself into a committee of the whole, and proceeded to the consideration of the general orders, being the bills entitled as follows:

Assembly bill, “An act to incorporate the Board of Domestic Missions of the Second Reformed Protestant Dutch Church, of Tarrytown, New York."

"An act for the relief of Albert G. Sage."

Assembly bill, "An act to authorize the stockholders of the Buffalo City Bank, to reduce the capital stock of said bank.”

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

Mr. Mather, from said committee, reported in favor of the passage of said third mentioned bill, which report was agreed to and said bill ordered to a third reading.

On motion of Mr. Boardman, the Senate adjourned.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 1859.

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

Mr. J. A. Willard presented a petition of 189 citizens of Jefferson co., for a law exempting premium or contingent notes of Mutual Fire Insurance Companies from taxation, which was read and referred to the committee on insurance companies.

Mr. Laflin presented a petition of 109 inhabitants of the town of Little Falls, county of Herkimer, for aid to the N. Y. State Inebriate Asylum, which was read and laid on the table.

Mr. Boardman presented a petition of a large number of citizens of Seneca county, for the better regulation of railroads and their freight tariffs, which was read and referred to the committee on railroads.

Mr. Paterson presented a petition of 200 German citizens of Buffalo, for a pro-rata railroad freight tariff, which was read and refer red to the committee on railroads.

Mr. Smith presented a petition of 980 citizens of the county of Queens, asking for a law exempting from taxation the premium or contingent notes of Mutual Insurance Companies, which was read and referred to the committee on insurance companies.

Mr. John D. Willard presented a petition of tax payers of Rensselaer county, for change of law for the support of poor in that county, which was read and referred to the committee on the internal affairs of towns and counties.

Mr. Pratt presented a petition of Abijah Smith of Kingston, Ulster co., relative to State prisons, which was read and referred to the committee on State prisons.

Mr. Loveland presented a petition of S. F. Vilas, and others, for a law exempting from taxation the premium notes of Mutual Insurance Companies, which was read and referred to the committee on insurance companies.

Mr. Sloan presented a petition of citizens of New York and Brooklyn, relative to gas companies, which was read and referred to the committee on the incorporation of cities and villages.

Mr. Mather presented a petition of merchants and citizens of New York city, asking for increased capacity in the canals of the State, which was read and referred to the committee on canals.

Mr. Darling presented a petition of citizens of Fredonia, Chautauque co., for a law exempting from taxation the premium notes of Mutual Insurance Companies, which was read and referred to the committee on insurance companies.

Mr. Pratt, from the committee on engrossed bills, reported as correctly engrossed, the bill entitled as follows:

"An act to legalize the proceedings of the school commissioner and trustees of the Union Free School, district No. 4, in the town of Newtown, county of Queens.”

Mr. Prosser, from the committee on canals, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to provide the means for the enlargement and completion of the canals of this state, specified in section three, of article seven of the constitution, for the fiscal year commencing October 1st, 1859, and for other purposes," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, which report was agreed to, and said bill committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Hubbell, from the committee on insurance companies, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act further to amend an act to incorporate the Montgomery county mutual insurance company, passed March 30, 1856,” reported in favor of the passage of the same, which report was agreed to, and said bill committed to the committee of the whole

Mr. Hubbell, from the committee on insurance companies, to which was referred the Assembly bill, entitled "An act to increase the capital stock of the Brooklyn Fire Insurance Company," reported in favor of the passage of the same, which report was agreed to, and said bill committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Halsted, from the committee on the incorporation of cities and villages, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to amend the charter of the city of Utica," reported in favor of the passage of the same, which report was agreed to, and said bill committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Ely, from the committee on the incorporation of cities and villages, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to revise and consolidate the act to incorporate the village of Hoosick Falls, and the several acts amending the same," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with amendments, which report was agreed to, and said bill committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Laflin, from the committee on literature, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act for the relief of the trustees of Onondaga Academy," reported in favor of the passage of the same, which report was agreed to, and said bill committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Ames, from the committee on commerce and navigation, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to regulate the rates of wharfage in the cities of New York and Brooklyn," reported the same to the Senate, with amendments, and recommended its passage.

Mr. Mather move to lay said report on the table.

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, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to repeal an act entitled 'An act for the removal of the Quarantine Station," reported against the passage of the same.

Mr. Smith moved to lay said report on the table.

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

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

Mr. Spinola moved to reconsider the vote last taken, and that that motion lay on the table.

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

On motion of Mr. Mather, the executive session was postponed until half-past 12 o'clock.

Mr. Mather gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill in addition to the Code of Procedure.

Mr. Scott gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to amend the Revised Statutes in relation to proceedings in criminal cases before arrest.

Mr. Ely gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to facilitate and regulate daily exchanges between banks, and the settlement and payment of the balances thereof.

Mr. Pratt gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill to consolidate school district libraries.

Mr. Schell gave notice that he would, at an early day; ask leave to introduce a bill to provide for the settlement with certain parties for the balance of money due them and paid to the health commissioners of the city of New York.

By unanimous consent, Mr. J. A. Willard asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to exempt premium or contingent notes of mutual fire insurance companies from taxation," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on insurance companies.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Smith asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill, entitled "An act to authorise the board of supervisors of the county of Suffolk, to raise money by tax to build a bridge across the East Connecticut river,” 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.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Prosser asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill, entitled "An act to expedite the canvass of votes taken at special elections held to supply vacancies in the office of member of the Legislature, under a proclamation of the Governor," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Ely asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to incorporate the New York Bay Steamboat Company," 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.

By unanimous consent, Mr. Mather asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act in addition to the Code of Procedure,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

The Assembly bill entitled "An act to divide the county of Oswego into three school commissioner districts, and to provide for the appointment of a school commissioner therein,” 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, with amendments,

The Assembly bill entitled "An act relating to the term of office of the county treasurer of the county of Monroe,” 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:

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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 legalize the proceedings of the school commissioner and trustees of the Union Free School, district number four, in the town of Newtown, county of Queens," 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
Foote
Mandeville Schell

W.A. Wheeler Boardman Halsted

Mather
Scott

J. A. Willard
Burhans
Johnson
Paterson
Smith

Johiri D. Willard
Darling
Laflin
Pratt
Truman

Williams
Ely
Loveland

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

The Assembly bill entitled "An act to enable the Shinecock tribe of Indians to exchange certain rights in land with the trustees of the proprietors of the common and undivided lands and marshes in the town of Southampton,” 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:

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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, with amendmnents.

The Assembly bill entitled "An act to extend the charter of the fire department of the city of Albany," was read a third time. (SENATE JOURNAL.]

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