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The annual report of C. P. Tappen, an inspector of flour in the city of New-York, was received and read.

- [See Document JNo. 129.]

Ordered, That the said report be laid upon the table. The annual report of John Lane, an inspector of flour in the city of New-York and county of Kings, was received and read.

[See Document JNo. 128.]

Ordered, That the said report be laid upon the table. The annual report of I. Ingersoll, an inspector of beef and pork in the county of Madison, was received and read.

[See Document JNo. 72.]

Ordered, That the said report be laid upon the table. A copy of two several resolutions of the Senate was received and read, in the words following, to wit: Resolved, (the Assembly concurring herein,) That the Senators from this State in the Congress of the United States, be and they are hereby instructed to use their best efforts to cause to be expunged from the Journals of the Senate of the United States, the resolution of the 28th March, 1834, declaring, “That the President, in the late executive proceedings, in relation to the public revenue, has assumed upon himself authority and power not conferred by the constitution and laws, but in derogation of both.” Resolved, That the Governor be requested to transmit a copy of the preceding resolution to each of the Senators from this State in the Congress of the United States. Ordered, That the said resolutions be laid upon the table. Mr. Patterson gave notice that he would, at some future day, ask leave to introduce a bill to amend the law in relation to the granting of licenses in the several towns and wards in this State. On motion of Mr. Carr, Resolved, That the Attorney-General be requested to report to this House, his opinion upon i. question whether the several contracts for the labor of convicts in the State prisons may be legally modified or annulled. On motion of Mr. Williams, Resolved, That the select committee to whom was referred the petition of the inhabitants of the county of Onondaga, for an act to regulate the tolls, &c. on the canal at Baldwinsville, be discharged from the further consideration of the same, and that the petition be referred to the delegation from the county of Onondaga. Mr. Wilkinson gave notice that he would, on some future day ask leave to introduce a bill to repeal the fifth subdivision of section tenth of the “Act to abolish imprisonment for debt, and to punish fraudulent debtors,” passed April 26th, 1831.

On motion of Mr. Livingston, Resolved, That the Clerk purchase for the use of this House, twelve copies of Clark's Manual. Ordered, That the committee on claims be discharged from the consideration of the petition of Nathan Bumpus, relative to lot number twenty-eight in Freemason's patent in the county of Herkimer; and that the same be referred to the committee on grie•vances. The House then again resolved itself into a committee of the whole, on the bih entitled “An act relative to supplying the village of Whitehall with pure and wholesome water;” and after some time spent thereon, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Groom, from the said committee, reported, that the committee had gone through the said bill, made amendments thereto, and agreed to the same; which he was directed to report to the House, and he read the report in his place, and delivered the same in at the table, where it was again read, and agreed to by the House. Ordered, That the bit be engrossed.

And then the House adjourned till eleven o’clock to-morrow morning. - *

SATURDAY, JANUARY 24, 1835.

The House met pursuant to adjournment.

The petition of sundry inhabitants of the eounties of Monroe, Livingston, Allegany, Genesee and Steuben, praying for the construction of a canal from Rochester to Olean, with a branch to Dansville, was read, and referred to the committee on canals and internal improvements.

The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Delaware, praying the aid of the State in the construction of the New-York and Erie rail-road, was read, and referred to the committee on rail-roads.

The memorial of Holmes Hutchinson, praying relief relative to a survey made by him of certain of the canals of this State, was read, and referred to the Canal Board.

The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Onondaga, praying a reduction of tolls on the canal at Baldwinsville in said county, was read, and referred to a select committee, consisting of the members attending this House from the county of Onondaga.

The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Monroe, praying for the incorporation of the Rochester and Charlotte RailRoad Company, was read, and referred to the committee on railroads.

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The petition of Luther Pardee and others of the county of Herkimer, praying for an amendment of the charter of the East Creek Turnpike Company, was read, and referred to the committee on the establishment and improvement of roads and bridges, and the incorporation of turnpike companies. The remonstrance of sundry inhabitants of Peekskill in the county of Westchester, against the petition of St. John Constant for a ferry between that place and Caldwell's landing in the county of Rockland, was read, and referred to the committee on the establishment and improvement of roads and bridges, and the incorporation of turnpike companies. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the village of Avon in the county of Livingston, praying for an amendment of the electoral - law, was read, and referred to the committee on privileges and elections. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Allegany, praying for the passage of an act authorising the supervisors of said county to raise money by tax, to build a bridge across the Genesee river in said county, was read, and referred to the committee on the establishment and improvement of roads and bridges, and the incorporation of turnpike companies. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Herkimer, praying for an appropriation from the State treasury, to construct a road around Fall hill in said county, was read, and referred to the committee on canals and internal improvements. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the counties of Cayuga, Seneca, Ontario, Wayne and Monroe, praying for the incorporation of a company to construct a rail-road from Auburn to Rochester, was read, and referred to the committee on rail-roads. The petition of sundry inhabitants of Peekskill, Westchester county, praying for the establishment of a ferry across the Hudson river, was read, and referred to the committee on the establishment of roads and bridges, and the incorporation of turnpike comanies. p The petition of sundry inhabitants of the town of Great-Valley in the county of Cattaraugus, praying for an extension of the time allowed by law for the collection of taxes in said town, was read, and referred to a select committee, consisting of Mr. Burke, Mr. Burr and Mr. Moseley. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the counties of Erie, Genesee, Allegany and Steuben, praying for the passage of an act authorising the appointment of commissioners to locate a road from Bath in the county of Steuben, to the city of Buffalo, was read, and referred to the committee on the establishment and improvement of roads and bridges, and the incorporation of turnpike companies. The petition of sundry citizens of Mount-Hope in the county of Orange, praying for the repeal of the law prohibiting botanic practice, was read, and referred to the select committee on that subject, of which Mr. J. Haskell is chairman.

Two several petitions of sundry inhabitants of the county of Chautauque, praying the aid of the State in the construction of the New-York and Erie rail road, were read, and referred to the committee on rail-roads. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Tioga, praying for the repeal of the act entitled “An act to incorporate the Cayuga and Susquehannah turnpike company, was read, and referred to the committee on the establishment and improvement of roads and bridges, and the incorporation of turnpike companies. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Schoharie, F. for the passage of an act authorising the commissioners of ighways in the towns through which the Mountain turnpike road in said county passes, to district and work the same as other roads are worked in said county, was read, and referred to the committee on the establishment and improvement of roads and bridges, and the incorporation of turnpike companies. Three several petitions of sundry inhabitants of the counties of Erie and Genesee, praying for the incorporation of a company to construct a rail-road from Attica to Buffalo, were read, and referred to the committee on rail-roads. Mr. Jackson, from the committee on the incorporation of cities and villages, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act further to amend an act entitled ‘An act to incorporate the city of Buf. falo,” reported, that the committee have examined the said bill, and see no reason why the same should not be passed into a law. Ordered, That the said bill be committed to a committee of the whole house. Mr. Wager, from the committee on canals and internal improvements, to which was referred the petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Suffolk, praying for the incorporation of a company, by the name and style of the Peconick Navigation Company, for the purpose of improving the channel of the Peconick river, reported a bill, entitled “An act to incorporate the Peconick navigation company;” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read a second time, and committed to a committee of the whole house. Mr. Wager, from the committee on canals and internal improvements, to which was referred the petition of George Clark, praying for the passage of an act extending the period within which an application may be made for the appraisement of damages on the Erie canal, reported, that in the opinion of the committee, the prayer of the petitioner ought not to be granted. Mr. Speaker put the question whether the House would agree with the committee in their said report, and it was determined in the affirmative. . • . Mr. Anthony, from the committee on the establishment and improvement of roads and bridges, and the incorporation of turnpike companies, to which was referred the petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Erie, praying for authority to raise money by tax on said county, for repairing a certain road from Abbottos corners in Hamburgh, to the bounds of the city of Buffalo in said county, reported a bill, entitled “An act authorising money to be raised by

tax on certain towns in the county of Erie, for improving the road through the Indian reservation in said county;” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read a second time, and committed to a committee of the whole house. Mr. Palmer, from the committee on the erection and division of towns and counties, to which was referred the petition of sundry inhabitants of the towns of Almond, Angelica and Akfred in the county of Allegnny, praying for the erection of a new town from parts of said towns, reported a bill, entitled “An act to erect a new town from parts of the towns of Angelica, Almond and Alfred in the county of Allegany;” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read a second time, and committed to a committee of the whole house. Mr. Hough, from the select committee to which was referred the petition of Holbrook Anderson, praying that John Johnson, an Indian of the Brothertown tribe of Indians, may be authorised by law to convey to him a certain hot of land therein mentioned, reported; and asked leave to introduce a bill.

[See Document JNo. 75.]

Ordered, That leave be given to bring in such bill.

Mr. Hough, according to leave, brought in the said bill, entitled “An act for the relief of Holbrook Anderson;” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read a second time, and committed to a committee of the whole house.

Mr. Wetmore, from the select committee to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to authorise the clerk of the city and

county of New-York to procure a book of record, and transcribe judgments therein,” reported:

[See Document JNo. 77.]

Ordered, That the said bill be committed to a committee of the whole house.

Mr. Suffern, from the committee on engrossed bills, reported, that the committee had examined the engrossed bill entitled “An act relative to supplying the village of Whitehall with pure and wholesome water,” and find the same correctly engrossed.

Thereupon,

Ordered, That the said bill be referred to the committee appointed in pursuance of the forty-seventh rule of this House.

The annual report of George W. Gunn, an inspector of beef and pork in the connty of Cayuga, was received and read.

[See Document JNo. 82.] Ordered, That the said report be laid upon the table. The annual report of Eldridge Havens, an inspector of beef snd pork in the county of Wayne, was received and read.

[See Document JNo. 78.]

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