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was suspended and said bill referred back to the committee, to report complete.

Mr. Halsted, from the committee on the incorporation of cities and villages, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “ An act relating to the city of Rochester, and to amend the charter thereof;"> reported in favor of the passage of the same.

On motion of Mr. Paterson, and by unanimous consent, the rule was suspended, and said bill relerred back to the committee, with power to report complete.

Mr. Halsted, from the committee on the incorporation of cities and villages, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act for the regulation of the Central Park in the city of New York, passed April 17, 1857," 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 Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend the charter of the village of Lansingburgh, and the several acts amending the same," reported in favor of the passage of the same, which report was agreed to, and said bill committed to the comınittee of the whole.

Mr. Halsted, from the committee on the incorporation of cities and villages, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend an act incorporating the village of Plattsburgh, and the several acts amendatory thereof, and to extend the powers of the corporation of said village," 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 Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Fulton Fire department,' passed April 16, 1857," 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 Assembly bill entitled “An act to declare the village of Cuba a separate road district, and to provide for raising money by tax therein for highways and sidewalks, and compel owners of property therein to build sidewalks, and for other purposes," 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 Assembly bill entitled “An act to amend the charter and several acts relating to the village of Waterford, and to incorporate the same into one act,” reported in favor of the passage of the sanie.

On motion of Mr. Scott, and by unanimous consent, the rule was suspended, and said bill referred back to the committee, with power to report complete. (SENATE JOURNAL.]

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Mr. Halsted, from the committee on the incorporation of cities and villages, to which was referred the Assembly hill entitled 6 An act in relation to taxes and assessments in the city of New York, and to amend the several acts in relation thereto," reported in favor of the passage of the same.

On motion of Mr. Mather, and by unanimous consent, the rule was suspended and said bill referred back to the committee, with power to report complete.

Mr. Paterson, from the committee on claims, to which was referred the Assenably bill entitled "An act for the relief of Eleanor Swart, for canal damages," 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. Paterson, from the committee on claims, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act conferring jurisdiction upon the Canal Appraisers to examine the claims of James Woodward and others," 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. Paterson, from the committee on claims, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to pay Edward Roggen for certain water privileges taken for the canals,” 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. Paterson, from the committee on claims, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act authorizing the Canal Buard to settle the contract of Charles H. Moore & Co., contractors on the Erie canal enlargement,” 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. Paterson, from the committee on claims, to which was referred the Assenibly bill entitled "An act for the relief of David Wagner," reported the same to the Senate, for its consideration, which report was agreed to and said bill committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Paterson, from the committee on elaims, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to provide for the payment of canal damages in certain cases," reported the same to the Senate for its consideration, 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 an act entitled 'An act to amend an act incorporating the village of Geneva, Ontario county, passed May 6, 1837, passed April 14, 1855, and to confer certain powers on the board of trustees of that village, fur the year 1859," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, which report was agreed to, and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Loveland, from the committee on State prisons, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to reorganize the State

Lunatic Asylum for insané convicts," 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. Noxon, from a majority of the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act relating to wills,” reported in favor of the passage of the same.

On notion of Mr. Smith, and by unanimous consent, the rule was suspended and said bill referred back to the committee, with power to report complete.

A message from the Assembly was received and read, informing that they had concurred in the passage of the following entitled bills, without amendment :

"An act to release the interest of the State to a portion of the abandoned Erie canal, in the city of Rochester, to Daphna A. Hanvey."

"An act in relation to the duties of the assistant clerks of the New York police courts."

“An act to amend the charter and change the name of the Central America Commercial and Industrial company, passed April 16, 1858."

"An act to release the interest of the people of this State in certain real estate, in Essex county, which escheated on the death of Henry Qnion, to the mother and sister of said Henry Quinn."

Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bills to the Guvernor.

Mr. Noxon, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act for the relief of William Dickey, of the town of Nunda, in the county of Livingston," reported in favor of the passige of the sum, which report was agreed to, and sail bill committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Noxon, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Niagara County Protection Association," 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. Noxon, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assenıbly bill entitled “An act for the relief of Jairus H. Munger and others," reported in favor of the passage of the saine, which report was agreed to, and said bill committed to the coinmittee of the whole.

Mr. Noxon, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to legalize the official acts of Clark H. Brown as justice of the peace," 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. Noxon, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act in relation to reports of State officers," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, with amendments, which report was agreed to, and saiz bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

Mr. Laflin, from the committee on literature, to which was refer

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red the petitions of various citizens, for aid to Troy University, Madison University and the Elmira Female College, reported in writing, with the following resolution : Resolred, That the prayer of the petitioners be denied, which report was agreed to.

Mr. Laflin, from the committee on commerce and navigation, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act to incorporate the Long Island Steamboat company," reported in favor of the passage of the same, with an amendment, which report was agreed to, and said bill committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. J. A. Willard, from the committee on the internal affairs of owns and counties, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Union Stage Association of Westchester county, New York," 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. J. A. Willard, from the committee on the internal affairs of towns and counties, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act respecting the town records of the town of Montgomery, Orange county, destroyed by fire,” 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. J. A. Willard, from the committee on the internal affairs of towns and counties, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend the charter of the Camden Spring Water company, in the county of Oneida," 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. J. A. Willard, from the committee on the internal affairs of towns and counties, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled "An act to authorize the town and village of Canandaigua, in the county of Ontario, to purchase the old court house, in said county, to pay for the same, and to fix upon the conditions of holding and using the same," reported in favor of the passage of the same.

On motion of Mr. Boardman, and by unanimous consent, the rule was suspended, and said bill referred back to the committee, with power to report complete.

Mr. Noxon, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act relating to wills," with power to report complete, reported the same complete, with an amendment, which report was agreed to, and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading.

On motion of Mr. Paterson, Resolved, That the Assembly bill entitled “An act to authorize increased compensation to the contractors on section number 207 of the Erie canal enlargement,” be made the special order to-morrow, at.4 o'clock.

On motion of Mr. Diven, Resolved, That the Assembly bill entitled "An act to amend 'An act for the removal of the Quarantine station, passed March 6, 1857,be made the special order to-morrow, at 71 o'clock P. M.

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On motion of Mr. Loveland, Resolved, That the bill for the enlargement of the Clinton, Auburn and Sing Sing prisons, and for other purposes, be made the special order for Friday, at 12 o'clock.

Mr. Noxon offered the following resolution:

Resolved, That the concurrent resolutions amending the Constitution, so as to abolish the property qualification, be made the special order for tomorrow morning, at 12 o'clock, and that the final vote be taken thereon, at or before 1 o'clock P. M.

Mr. Mather moved to lay the resolution on the table.

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

Mr. Mather moved that said resolution be indefinitely postponed.

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

Mr. Brandreth moved that the Senate now adjourn.

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

Mr. Mather moved to amend the resolution by striking out all after the word "Resolved," and inserting as follows: "That the bill entitled 'An act to repeal an act to establish a Metropolitan Police District, and to provide for the government thereof, be made the special order to-morrow, at 12 o'clock, noon."

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

Mr. Smith noved to lay the resolution on the table until to-mor

row.

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

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The President then put the question whether the Senate would agree to so much of said resolution as makes the special order at 12 o'clock, noon, and it was decided in the affirmative. .

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