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Mr. E. Strong, from the committee on the petitions of aliens, to which was referred the petition of Elizabeth Favie, Jaque Favie, Elizabeth Sainetmeme, Piere Favie and Margaret Bosspout, aliens, reported; and asked leave to introduce a bill.

[See Document.No. 100.]

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

Mr. E. Strong, according to leave, brought in the said bill, entitled “An act for the relief of Elizabeth Favie, Margaret Bossrout, Jaque Favie, Elizabeth Sainetmeme and Piere Favie;” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read a second time, and committed to a committee of the whoke house.

Mr. M. H. Sibley, from the committee on claims, to which was referred the petition of Channeey Persons, for relief, reported; and asked leave to introduce a bill.

[See Document .No. 104.]

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

Mr. M. H. Sibley, according to leave, brought in the said bill, entitled “An act for the relief of Chauncey Persons;” 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. Livingston, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the petition of the board of supervisors of the county of Dutchess, relative to the eompensation of the district attorney of said county for his services, reported; and recommended that the prayer of the petitioners be denied.

[See Document.No. 114.)

Ordered, That the said report be laid upon the table. Mr. Livingston, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the engrossed bill from the Senate, entitled “An act authorising the appointment of a supreme court commissioner, to reside in the county of Chenango,” 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. Herttell, from the select committee to which was referred so much of the Governor's message as relates to the insane poor, reported; and asked leave to introduce a bill.

[See Document JNo. 167.]

Ordered, That leave be given to bring in such bill. Mr. Herttell, according to leave. brought in the said bill, entitled “An act to authorise the establishment of the New-York lunatic

asylum;” 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. *

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

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

The Canal Board, to whom was referred the petition of Holmes Hutchinson, respectfully report:

{See Document JNo. 140.]

Ordered, That the said report be referred to the committee on canals and internal improvements.

The annual report of Robert Usher, an inspector of beef and pork in the city of New-York, was received and read.

[See Document .No. 188.]

Ordered, That the said report be referred to the committee on trade and manufactures.

The annual report of the Seamen's Bank for Savings in the city of New-York, was received and read.

{See Document JNo. 186.]

Ordered, That the said report be referred to the committee on on the incorporation and alteration of the charters of banking and unsurance companics.

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

To the Legislature of the State of .New-York.

The Canal Commissioners, pursuant to a suggestion contained in their annual report, here with submit a special report on the improvement of the Eric canal.

[See Document JNo. 143.]

Ordered, That the said report be referred to the committee on canals and internal improvements.

Ordered, That four times the usual number of copies of the said report without the documents, and twice the usual number of the said report with the documents, be printed for the use of the Legislature, and two hundred copies in addition thereto, with the documents, for the use of the Commissioners.

The annual report of Isaac Leonard, an inspector of leather in the city of Rochester, was received and read.

[See Document No. 184.]

Ordered, That the said report be referred to the committee on trade and manufactures.

Hoop, James Hoop and Willian Hoop,

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

The Canal Commissioners, to whom was referred by the Assembly, the petition of Joseph E. Smith & Co., respectfully report:

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Ordered, That the said report be referred to the committee on claims. Mr. Niles, from the committee on engrossed bills, reported, that the committee have examined the engrossed bill entitled “An act in relation to masters in chancery in the county of Oneida;” the engrossed bill entitled “An act for the relief of Ann Hoop, James Hoop and William Hoop;” the engrossed bill entitled “An act relative to the destruction of bears in the town of Florence, Oneida county;” and the engrossed bill entitled “An act for the relief of Samuel S. Lush;” and find the said bills severally correctly engrossed. . Thereupon, The said engrossed bill, entitled “An act in relation to masters in chancery in the county of Oneida,” was read the third time. Resolved, That the bill do pass. The said engrossed bill, entitled “An act for the relief of Ann ” was read the third time. Resolved, That the bill do pass. The said engrossed bill, entitled “An act relative to the destruction of bears in the town of Florence, Oneida county,” was read the third time. Resolved, That the bill do pass. The said engrossed bill, entitled “An act for the relief of Samuel S. Lush,” was read the third time. Mr. Speaker put the question whether the House would agree to the final passage of the said bill, and it was determined in the af. firmative.

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Mr. Baker Mr. Hendee Mr. Preston
Mr. Beecher Mr. Herttell Mr. Quackenboss
Mr. Benjamin Mr. Hildreth Mr. Rice
Mr. Bennet Mr. Horton Mr. Richmond
Mr. Blatchly Mr. Hough Mr. Ringgold
Mr. A. Brown Mr. Ingersoll Mr. Seger
Mr. Burhans Mr. Krum Mr. D. Sibley
Mr. Burr Mr. Livingston Mr. M. H. Sibley

Mr. A. Clark Mr. Loomis Mr. Simmons

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Ordered, That the clerk deliver the said several bills to the Se

nate, and request their concurrence in the same.

The engrossed bill entitled “An act relative to supplying the village of Whitehall with pure and wholesome water,” was read

the third time.

Resolved. That the bill do pass. Ordered, That the clerk deliver the said bill to the Senate, and request their concurrence in the same. On motion of Mr. Tyrrel, Resolved, That the committee on the judiciary be instructed to inquire into the propriety of repealing that part of the law allowing other persons than the proper executive officers of the county, to

serve declarations.

Ordered, That Mr. Burke have leave of absence for five days. Mr. Adams gave notice that he would, on some future day, ask leave to introduce a bill to amend the act entitled “An act to abo

lish imprisonment for debt, and to punish fraudulent debtors.”

On motion of Mr. Dayan, Resolved, That the Comptroller report to this House, the amount of tolls received for transportation on the Chemung canal during the last year, on each of 'the following articles, to wit, lumber, . coal, wheat and flour.

On motion of Mr. Livingston, and by the unanimous consent of the House, Resolved, (if the Senate concur,) That the two Houses will, on Monday the second day of February next, at twelve o'clock at noon, proceed to the choice of an Attorney-General of this State. Ordered, That the clerk deliver a copy of the preceding resolution to the Senate, and request their concurrence in the same. On motion of Mr. Krum, Resolved, That the committee on colleges, academies and common schools, be instructed to inquire into the expediency of so amending the law, as to require the commissioners of common schools to report to the county clerk by the first day of August, (instead of the first day of October;) and that the county clerk report to the Superintendent of Common Schools by the first day of October, instead of the first day of December. In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Roosevelt asked for and obtained leave to bring in a bill, entitled “An act to amend and extend the act entitled ‘An act relative to incorporations for manufacturing purposes,' passed March 22d, 1811;” 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. Ordered, That the usual number of copies of the said bill be printed for the use of the Legislature. In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. M. H. Sibley asked for and obtained leave to bring in a bill, entitled “An act to amend article second, title fifth, chapter sixth, part third of the Revised Statutes, entitled “Of executions against property;’” 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. Ordered, That the usual number of copies of the said bill be printed for the use of the Legislature. In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Crain asked for and obtained leave to bring in a bill, entitled “An act to abolish capital punishment, and to provide for the punishment of certain crimes;” 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. Ordered, That the usual number of copies of the said bill be printed for the use of the Legislature. A copy of a resolution of the Senate was received and read, informing that they have concurred with this House in its resolution of the thirtieth instant, fixing the time for choosing a Treasurer of this State. The House then resolved itself into a committee of the whole, on the engrossed bill from the Senate, entitled “An act relative to the Port-Kent and Hopkinton road;” and after some time spent thereon, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Cuykendall, 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

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