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Mr. Brandreth, from said committee, reported in favor of the passage of said second and third mentioned bills, which report was agreed to, and said bills ordered engrossed for 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:

"An act in relation to the Troy Orphan Asylum."

"An act to amend an act to provide for the incorporation of insurance companies, passed June 25, 1853."

"An act to amend chapter 20, title 21, of part 1st of the Revised Statutes, relative to insurance on property by individuals and associations unauthorized by law.”

And after some time spent therein, Mr. Pratt, from said committee, reported in favor of the passage of said first mentioned bill, which report was agreed to, and said bill ordered engrossed for a third reading

Mr. Pratt, from said committee, reported progress on said second and third mentioned bills, and asked and obtained leave to sit again.

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:

An act to legalize the acts of the assessors of the village of Wolcott, in making and completing the assessment roll of said village, May 25, 1858."

"An act in relation to the theatres in the city of New York."

"An act to divide the county of Oswego into three school commissioner districts, and to provide for the appointment of a school commissioner therein."

And after some time spent therein, Mr. Johnson, from said committee, reported in favor of the passage of said first mentioned bill, which report was agreed to, and said bill ordered to a third reading.

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

Mr. Johnson, from said committee, reported progress on said third mentioned bill, and asked and obtained leave to sit again.

The President presented a communication from His Excellency, the Governor, transmitting the annual report of the Commissioners of Pilots, with an accompanying bill; which report was laid on the table and ordered printed, and said bill referred to the committee on commerce and navigation.

(See Doc. No. 31.) On motion of Mr. Spinola, the Senate adjourned.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 26, 1859.

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

Mr. Scott presented a petition of inhabitants of Mechanicsville, and vicinity, for aid to the Troy university, which was read and referred to the committee on literature.

Mr. Johnson presented the memorial of John S. Van Rensselaer, one of the commissioners for adjusting the claims of the militia of 1812, which was read and referred to the committee on militia and public defence; also, two petitions of inhabitants of Cohoes and Green Island, for construction of a bridge across Champlain canal, which were read and referred to the committee on roads and bridges.

Mr. John D. Willard presented a petition of the Troy and Boston Railroad Company, for leave to extend their track in the city of Troy, which was read and referred to the committee on railroads.

Mr. Diven presented the petition of Wm. B. Pratt, for tax on dogs, which was read and referred to the committee on grievances.

Mr. Paterson presented a petition of citizens of Monroe county, for a law for a more speedy appraisal of canal damages, which was read and referred to the committee on canals.

Mr. Scott, from the committee on claims, to which was referred the petition of Henry A. Van Wie, for canal damages, reported, in writing, a bill entitled "An act for the relief of Henry A. Van Wie, for damages caused by the breaking of a canal bridge,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and committed to the committee of the whole.

(See Doc. No. 36.) Mr. Scott, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to amend title 1, of chapter 2, of the 4th part of the Revised Statutes, relative to proceedings to prevent the commission of crimes," 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. Scott, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to extend the term of service of supervisors," reported the same for the consideration of the Senate, which report was agreed to, and said bill committed to the committee of the whole.

Mr. Foote, fron, the committee on militid and public defence, to which was referred several petitions for an act to limit the tenure of commissions in the militia, and to relieve from command the present officers after ten years' service, reported the following resolution :

Resolved, That the prayer of the petitioners ought not to be granted

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

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

“An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to facilitate the formation of agricultural and horticultural societies,' passed April 13, 1855."

"An act for the payment of certain moneys to the Ingham University.

"An act in relation to the Troy Orphan Asylum."
"An act in relation to theatres in the city of New York."

"An act to incorporate the German Savings Bank in the city of New York."

The President presented the reply of the Comptroller, as to amount paid Lieut. Governors, aside from compensation as President of Senate; which was laid on the table and ordered printed.

(See Doc. No. 29.) Mr. Johnson gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill, entitled "An act to incorporate the Mohawk Savings Bank, of Schenectady."

Mr. Pratt gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to provide for an additional superintendent of the poor in Ulster county."

Mr. W. A. Wheeler gave notice that he would, at an early day, ask leave to introduce a bill, entitled "An act authorizing the Potsdam and Watertown Railroad Company to increase its rates of fare."

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Prosser asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act to amend the charter of the University of Buffalo, and to authorize it to establish an academical school,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on literature.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Ames asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to prevent the issue of false receipts and bills of lading, and to punish fraudulent transfers of property by ship owners, carriers and others," 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.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Smith asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill, entitled "An act to amend the sixth section of an act entitled 'An act for the incorporation of associations for improving the breed of horses, passed April 15, 1854, aud to repeal the amendment passed April 15, 1857, to the fifth section of said act,” 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.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Sloan asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Brooklyn Academy of Music,” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on literature.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Mather asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill entitled "An act to authorize the incorporation of Juvenile Reformatory Asylums," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on charitable and religious societies.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Boardman asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill, entitled "An act 'in relation to Waterloo Union School districts, Nos. 1 and 15, in the town of Waterloo," which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read the second time, and referred to the committee on literature.

The bill, entitled "An act to incorporate the German Savings Bank, in the city of New York,” 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
Burhans
Darling

Ely
Foote
Halsted
Hubbell

Mandeville
Mather
Paterson
Pratt

O. B. Wheeler
W.A. Wheeler
J. A. Willard
Williams 20

Prosser
Sloan
Spinola

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

The bill entitled "An act for the payment of certain moneys to the Ingham University," 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 to amend an act entitled "An act to facilitate the formation of Agricultural and Horticultural Societies, passed April 13, 1855," 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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Brandreth
Foote
Mandeville Sloan

J. A. Willard
Burhans
Halsted
Mather
Smith

John D. Willard Darling Hubbell Paterson Spinola

Williams 25 Ordered, That the Clerk deliver said bill to the Assembly, and request their concurrence therein.

The bill entitled "An act in relation to the Troy Orphan Asylum,” 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 deliver said bill to the Assembly, and request their concurrence therein.

The Assembly bill, entitled "An act to legalize the acts of the assessors of the village of Wolcott, in making and completing the assessment roll of said village, passed May 25, 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 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.

Boardman
Brandreth
Darling
Diven
Ely

Foote
Halsted
Hubbell
Laflin

Mather
Paterson
Pratt
Prosser

Scott

W. A. Wheeler Smith

J. A. Willard Truman

John D. Willard O. B. 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 in relation to the theatres in the city of New York," 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 deliver said bill to the Assembly, and request their concurrence therein.

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