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Mr. Spinola moved to amend by striking out "one" and inserting

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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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Mr. Foote moved to amend the resolution by striking out “one" and inserting“ ten minutes past one.

Mr. Spinola moved to amend by striking out ten minutes past ten,' and inserting ten."

Mr. Smith 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, as follows:

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

Mr. Spinola moved to amend by striking out “ten minutes past one," and inserting " ten minutes past ten.”

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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Mr. Truman moved to amend the motion by striking out “ten” and inserting “fifteen."

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

Mr. Spinola moved to amend the resolution by striking out "fifteen minutes past one,” and inserting "fifteen minutes past eleven.”

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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Mr. Spinola moved to amend by striking out“ fifteen minutes past one," and inserting “twenty minutes past eleven."

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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Noxon Mr. Spinola moved to amend by striking out“ fifteen minutes past one," and inserting “half past eleven."

Mr. Diven moved that the Sergeant-at-Arms be directed to bring in the absent Senators.

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

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

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FOR THE NEGATIVE.

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17 Mr. Spinola moved to amend by striking out “fifteen minutes past one,” and inserting “twenty-five minutes past eleven."

Mr. Scott moved that the Sergeant-at-Arms be sent after absent Senators.

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

Mr. W. A. Wheeler moved a call of the Senate.

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

The doors were closed and the lobbies directed to be cleared.

On calling the roll the following Senators were found present : Boardman Foote Loveland Scott

W. A. Wheeler Brandreth Halsted Noxon Spinola

J. A. Willard
Darling
Laffin
Paterson
Truman

Williams
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Lamont
Prosser
Wetnjore

19 Mr, Spinola moved that the further call of the Senate be suspendled.

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

Mr. W. A. Wheeler moved that the call of the Senate be discontinued.

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

By unanimous consent, Mr. Foote moved to amend by striking out all after the word “ Resolved," and inserting “That the resolutions proposing an amendment to the Constitution, so as to abolish the property qualification, be made the special order to-morrow, at 12 o'clock, and that the final vote be taken at that time, without delay or debate.

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

Mr. Diven moved that the committee on finance, be discharged from the further consideration of the bill entitled “An act to facilitate the construction of the Albany and Susquehanna Railroad," and that the same be referred to the committee on railroads.

Mr. Latlin moved that the Senate now adjourn.

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

Mr. Noxon moved to amend, that the committee on finance be discharged from the further consideration of said bill, and that it be committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Smith 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 affirmative, as follows:

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

A message from the Assembly was received and read, requesting the concurrence of the Senate to the following entitled bills:

"An act appointing commissioners to lay out and open a highway in the town of Plainfield, in the county of Otsego," 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 providing for the appointment of an additional number of notaries public in the city and county of New York,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the

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second time, and referred to the committee on the incorporation of cities and villages.

“An act to repeal an act entitled 'An act to provide for laying out and opening a road in township number six, in Old Military Tract, Clinton county,' passed April 15, 1857," 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 for the relief of the commissioners of highways of the town of Hurley, in the county of Ulster," 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 authorizing the assessment of highway labor upon the Callicoon Depot and Ruckland Turnpike road,” 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 to make separate road districts of the third election district of the town of Southfield, and the first election district of the town of Castleton, in the county of Richmond, and to provide for draining 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 internal affairs of towns and counties.

"An act for the relief of the Fort Plain and Palatine Free Bridge Association,” 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 to provide against unsafe buildings in 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 the incorporation of cities and villages.

"An act authorizing the Napanock and Denning Plankroad company, to convey a part of their road to the Honk Falls Plankroad company,” 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 to authorize the supervisors of the town of Corning to loan money and provide for the payment thereof,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on the internal affairs of towns and counties.

A message from the Assembly was received and read, informing that they had non concurred in the amendments of the Senate to the following entitled bill:

"An act to amend an act entitled "An act to amend an act to revise the charter of the city of Syracuse, passed April 17, 1858."

Mr. Noxon moved that the Senate adhere to their amendments, and request a committee of conference.

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

The President appointed as such committee, Messrs. Noxon, Laflin and Mather. [SENATE JOURNAL.]

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Ordered, That the Clerk return said bill to the Assembly, with a message informing that the Senate adhere to their amendments, and request a committee of conference.

A niessage from the Assembly was received and read, informing that they had concurred in the passage of the following resolutions, with an amendment:

Resolved, (if the Assembly concur,) That section 2 of article 2 of the Constitution of this State be amended so as to read as follows:

82. Laws may be passed excluding from the right of suffrage all persons who have been or may be convicted of bribery, of larceny, or of any infamous crime, or who may be convicted of receiving or consenting to receive a bribe; and also depriving every elector who shall make or become directly or indirectly interested in any bet or wager depending upon the result of any election, or who shall, in reference to any election, or with the intent to affect, wholly or in part, the result thereof, do any act prohibited by the laws of this State, relating to elections, from the right to vote at such election, and from holding any office for which he shall receive votes at such election.

Resolved, (if the Assembly concur,) That the foregoing amendment be referred to the Legislature to be chosen at the next general election of Senators, and that in conformity to section 1 of article 13 of the Constitution, it be published for three months previous to the time of such election.

The following is the amendment of the Assembly, viz:

Add to the first section, “And no person shall hereafter be permitted to exercise the elective franchise who shall not be duly registered as a voter, according to provisions to be made by law.

Mr. Scott. moved that the Senate non-concur in said amendment.

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

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Mr. Scott moved that a committee of conference be appointed.

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

The President appointed as such committee, Messrs. Scott, Noxon and W. A. Wheeler.

Ordered, That the Clerk return said resolutions to the Assembly, with a message informing that the Senate have non-concurred in their amendment thereto, and request a committee of conference.

Mr. Smith, from the committee on charitable and religious societies, to which was referred the Assembly bill entitled “An act for the incorporation of the trustees of the Parochial Fund of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of New York," with power

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