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during the present session, be referred to the committee on trade and manufactures. Ordered, That the committee on claims be discharged from the consideration of the petitions of Henry Van Patten and Henry N. Van Patten, and also of Horace Hurlbut and David Porter; and that the same be referred to the committee on canals and internal improvements. Ordered, That the committee on the judiciary be discharged from the considerrtion of the petition of sundry inhabitants of the cities of New-York and Brooklyn, relative to additional ferries between said cities; and that the same be referred to a select committee, consisting of Mr. Roosevelt, Mr. Jackson, Mr. Phillips, Mr. Adams and Mr. Wager. Ordered, That the committee on claims be discharged from the further consideration of the petition of James Mitchell, and that the same be referred to the committee on grievances. In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Parker asked for and obtained leave to introduce a bill, entitled “An act to exempt females from imprisonment on executions issued for costs only;” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read a second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary. - On motion of Mr. Niles, Resolved, That the petitions, memorials and other papers in relation to the application for a bank in the county of Cortland, presented to the last Legislature, be referred to the committee on the incorporation and alteration of the charters of banking and insurance companies, who have charge of the petition and other papers presented to this House. Mr. Crain gave notice that he would, on some future day, ask leave to introduce a bill to abolish capital punishment in this State, and to provide for a better punishment of criminals. . . Mr. Crain gave notice that he would, on some future day, ask leave to introduce a bill to amend the act entitled “An act to abolish imprisonment for debt, and to punish fraudulent debtors,” passed April 26th, 1831. In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Wilkinson, asked for and obtained leave to bring in a bill, entitled “An act to amend the act entitled ‘An act to abolish imprisonment for debt, and to punish fraudulent debtors;’ ”, which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read a second time, and referred to a select committee, consisting of Mr. Jones, Mr. Wilkinson and Mr. Ogden. Mr. Burr gave notice that he would hereafter ask for leave to bring in a bill, to amend the act entitled “An act to appoint commissioners to lay out a road from the head of the Crooked lake in the county of Steuben, to the village of Angelica in the county of Allegany,” passed May 1st, 1834. In pursuance of the preceding notice, Mr. Burr asked for, and by the unanimous consent of the House, obtained leave to bring in a bill, entitled “An act to amend an act entitled ‘An act to appoint commissioners to lay out a road from the head of the Crooked lake in the county of Steuben, to the village of Angelica in the eounty of Allegany,’ passed May 1st, 1834;” 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.

The House then again resolved itself into a committee of the whole, on the bill entitled “An act to appoint commissioners to lay out a road from the village of Skaneateles to the village of Camilius in the county of Onondaga;” and after some time spent thereon, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. M. H. Sibley, from the said committee, reported, that the committee had gone through the said bill, and agreed to the same without amendment; which he was directed to report to the House, and he read the report in bis place, and delivered the same in at the table, where it was again read, and agreed to by the House.

Ordered, That the bill be engrossed.

The House then again resolved itself into a committee of the whole, on the bill entitled “An act to increase the salaries of the chancellor, justices of the supreme court, and circuit judges;” and after some time spent thereon, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Burhans, from the said committee, reported progress, and asked for and obtained leave to sit again.

* The House then resolved itself into a committee of the whole, on the bill entitled “An act to divide the town of Perrysburgh in the county of Cattaraugus;” and after some time spent thereon, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. D. Sibley, from the said committee, reported, that the committee had gone through the said bill, and agreed to the same without amendment; 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 bill be engrossed.

And then the House adjourned until eleven o'clock to-morrow morning.

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The memorial of sundry mechanics of the county of Oneida, praying relief from the |. system of State prison labor, was read, and referred to the select committee on that subject, of which Mr. Carr is chairman.

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

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The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Steuben, praying for the incorporation of the Canisteo Navigation Company, for the purpose of constructing a boat channel from the Chemung canal to Hornellsville in said county, was read, and referred to the committee on canals and internal improvements. Four several petitions of sundry inhabitants of the counties of Delaware, Chautauque and Steuben, 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 petitions of sundry inhabitants of the counties of New-York, Saratoga, Lewis, Tioga, Cortland, Oneida and Tompkins, praying for a repeal of the law which prohibits botanic practice, were read, and referred to the select committee on that subject, of which Mr. J. Haskell is chairman. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the counties of New-York and Kings, praying for the establishment of additional ferries between the cities of New-York and Brooklyn, was read, and referred to the select committee on that subject, of which Mr. Roosevelt is chairman. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the village of Fulton in the county of Oswego, praying for the incorporation of said village, was read, and referred to the committee on the incorporation of cities and villages. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Genesee, praying for the incorporation of a company to construct a rail-road from Attica to Buffalo, was read, and referred to the committee on rail-roads. The petition of sundry inhabitants of Schuylerville in the county of Saratoga, praying for the incorporation of a company to construct a bridge across the Hudson river in said town, was read, and referred to the committee on the establishment and improve. ment of roads and bridges, and the incorporation of turnpike coman 10s. p The petition of sundry inhabitants of the town of Alexandria in the county of Genesee, praying for the incorporation of a bank, to be located in the village of Attica, was read, and referred to the committee on the incorporation and alteration of the charters of banking and insurance companies. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Chenango, praying for the incorporation of the Wool-Growers' Bank, to be located at Norwich in said county, was read, and referred to the committee on the incorporation and alteration of the charters of banking and insurance companies. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Tioga, praying for the incorporation of a bank, to be located at Owego in said county, was read, and referred to the committee on the incorporation and alteration of the charters of banking and insurance comanies. p The petition of Lawrence Barclay of the county of Wayne praying for compensation for labor alleged to have been performed on the Cayuga and Seneca canal, was read, and referred to the committee on claims.

"The remonstrance of sundry inhabitants of the county of Cortland, against the incorporation of a bank in said county, was read, and referred to the committee on the incorporation and alteration of the charters of banking and insurance companies. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Cayuga, 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 the county of Wayne, praying for the incorporation of a company to construct a rail-road along the valley of the Erie canal, from Syracuse to Rochester, was read, and referred to the committee on rail-roads. Mr. Phillips, 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 Rensselaer, praying for the incorporation of a company to construct a turnpike road from Patroon's mills in said county, to the intersection of the Brunswick and Pittstown turnpike road, reported a bill, entitled “An act to incorporate the Petersburgh, Grafton and Brunswick turnpike 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. Baker, from the committee on canals and internal improvements, to which was referred the petition of the Oneida Lake Canal Company, praying for an increase of their capital, reported a bill, entitled “An act to amend an act to incorporate the Oneida lake canal company, passed March 22d, 1832;” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read a second time, and committed to a committce of the whole house. 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 towns of Broome, Middleburgh and Blenheim in the county of Schoharie, praying for the passage of an act authorising the Mountain turnpike road to be worked as road districts, reported a bill, entitled “An act relative to the Mountain turnpike road in the county of Schoharie;” 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. Blatchly, 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 the Cairo Bridge Company, praying for an amendment of their charter, reported a bill, entitled “An act to amend and extend the charter of the Cairo bridge 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. Krum, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the petition of sundry inhabitants of the town of Whitesborough in the county of Oneida, praying for the passage of an act authorising an appointment of a master in chancery, to be located at Whitesborough, reported; and recommended that the prayes of the petitioners be denied.

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(See Document.No. 97.]

Mr. Speaker put the question whether the House would agree with the committee in their said report, and it was determined in the affirmative.

A message from the Governor, delivered by his private secretary, was read, in the words following, to wit:

TO THE ASSEMBLY. GENTLEMEN, - I have this day approved and signed the bist entitled “An act in relation to the Bowery savings bank in the city of New

York.”
W. L. MARCY.
.Albany, January 30, 1835.

A communication from the Chancellor was received and read, in the words following, to wit:

To The SPEAKER of the Assembly.
I have the honor to enclose a report in answer to the resolution
of the House of the fourteenth instant.
Yours respectfully,
R. HYDE WALWORTH.
.Albany, January 29, 1835. *

[See Document.Wo. 95.]

Ordered, That the said report be referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Ordered, That six times the usual number of copies of the said report be printed for the use of the Legislature.

A communication from the Attorney-General was received and read, in the words following, to wit:

ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S OFFICE, .Albany, January 29, 1835. : To The SPEARER of The Assembly. SIR,

In obedience to a resolution of the Assembly, I submit here with a report in relation to contracts for the labor of convicts in the State prisons.

I am, respectfully,

Your obedient servant,
GREENE C. BRONSON-

[See Document Mo. 106.]

Ordered, That the said report be referred to the select commit tee on the State prison system, of which Mr. Carr is chairman.

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