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Ordered, That the said report be referred to the select committee on so much of the Governor's message as relates to the poor.

The annual report of E. L. Boynton, an inspector of beef and pork in the city of Troy, was received and read.

[See Document JNo. 270.]

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

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

The Comptroller, in obedience to a resolution from the Assembly, requiring him to report to the 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, respectfully reports:

[See Document JNo. 159.]

Ordered, That the said report be referred to the committee on canals and internal improvements. Mr. Stetson gave notice that he would, at some future day, ask leave to introduce a bill, amending the act entitled “An act relative to the Port-Kent and Hopkinton road.” Mr. T. Lewis gave notice that he would, on some future day, ask leave to introduce a bill, to amend the act entitled “An act to incorporate the Genesee manual labor seminary,” passed March 27, 1834. Mr. Wylie gave notice that he would, at some future day, ask leave to introduce a bill. to amend so much of the Revised Statutes as relates to the removal of causes from justices' courts, by appeal or certiorari, to the court of common pleas, and provide for the removal of the same to a special justice's court in the town where they may originate. Ordered, That the committee on the erection and division of towns and counties, be discharged from the consideration of the remonstrance of sundry inhabitants of the county of Allegany, against a division of the town of Grove in said county; and that the same be committed to the committee of the whole when on the bill upon that subject. Ordered, That Mr. Van Benthuisen have leave of absence for three days. On motion of Mr. Krum, Resolved, That the committee on public lands be instructed to inquire into the expediency of amending the act so as to extend the time of filing the bond for the payment of a portion of the purchase money for lands hereafter sold by the Surveyor-General. On motion of Mr. Adams, Resolved, That the committee on grievances be discharged from the further consideration of the petition of inhabitants of the count of Tioga, for damages sustained by the construction of the Chewnumg canal; and that the same be referred to the committee on canals and internal improvements. 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.

And then the House adjourned until eleven o'clock on Monday morning next.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 1835.

The House met pursuant to adjournment.

The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Steuben, praying for the appointment of commissioners to lay out a road from the city of Buffalo to the village of Bath 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. Two several petitions of sundry inhabitants of the counties of Onondaga and Wayne, praying for the incorporation of a company to construct a rail-road from Syracuse to Rochester, were read, and referred to the committee on rail-roads. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the counties of Chautauque and Cattaraugus, praying for the erection of a new county from parts of said counties, was read, and referred to the committee on the erection and division of towns and counties. The petition of the New-York and Erie Rail-Road Company, praying the Legislature to authorise a subscription on the part of the State, of two millions of dollars of the stock of said company, or a loan of the credit of the State to the like amount, was read, and referred to the committee on rail-roads. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Delaware, praying for aid from the State in the construction of the New-York and Erie rail-road, was read, and referred to the committee on rail-roads. The petition of Joseph Waggoner of the county of Montgomery, praying for damages alleged to have been sustained by the construction and reparation of the Erie canal, was read, and reserred to the Canal Commissioners. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Essex, praying for aid from the State in the construction of a road from Whitehall in the county of Washington, to Port Henry in the county of Essex, was read, and referred to the committee on the establish

ment and improvement of roads and bridges, and the incorporation of turnpike companies. • 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 rai!-roads. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Tioga, praying for the extension of the Chenango canal from Binghamton to Owego, was read, and referred to the committee on canals and internal improvements. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Chautauque, praying for the incorporation of a mutual fire insurance company 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 city and county of New-York, praying for an alteration in the public school system in the said city, was read, and referred to the committee on colleges, academies and common schools. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Madison, praying that the construction of the reservoirs on the Chenango canal in said county may be abandoned, and that the waters of the Oriskany creek may be taken to supply said canal, was read, and referred to the committee on canals and internal improvements. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Queens, praying for the incorporation of a turnpike road and bridge 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 Genesee, praying for the incorporation of a company to construct a rail-road from Batavia to Buffalo, was read, and referred to the committee on rail-roads. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the city of New-York, praying for additional ferries between that city and Long Island, was read, and committed to the committee of the whole when on the bill upon that subject. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the city of New-York, praying for the construction of a canal connecting the waters of the Genesee and Allegany rivers, was read, and referred to the committee on canals and internal improvements. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of 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 the county of Ulster, praying for the incorporation of a steam-boat company, was read, and referred to the committee on trade and manufactures. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Allegany, praying for the construction of a rail-road from Lake Erie to the city of New-York, was read, and referred to the committee on rail-roads.

The remonstrance of sundry butchers of the city of New-York, against the passage of a law vesting certain powers in the common council of said city, was read, and referred to a select committee, consisting of the members attending this House from the city and county of New-York. The petition of Posteritas Pope Benton of the city of New-York, praying for the passage of an act authorising him to change his name, was read, and referred to a select committee, consisting of Mr. Clinch, Mr. Ringgold and Mr. Lockwood. The remonstrance of sundry inhabitants of the county of Cortland, against the incorporation of a bank, to be located in said county, was read, and referred to the committee on the incorporation and alteration of the charters of banking and insurance companies. * The remonstrance of sundry inhabitants of the county of Niagara, against the passage of an act giving to John Phillips the right of keeping a ferry across the Niagara river at Youngstown, was read, and committed to the committee of the whole when on the bill upon that subject. The remonstrance of sundry inhabitants of the village of Kingston in the county of Ulster, against the act amending the charter of said village, was read, and committed to the committee of the whole when on the bill upon that subject. The memorial of the Auburn and Syracuse Rail-Road Company, praying for the passage of an act authorising the keeper of the Auburn State Prison to hire the convicts in said prison to said company, to be employed in making their road, 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 Niagarn, praying for the incorporation of a company to construct a canal around the Niagara falls on the American side, was read, and referred to the committee on canals and internal improvements. The petition of Mary Seymour of the county of Washington, praying for a divorce, was read, and referred to the committee on the judiciary. The remonstrance of sundry inhabitants of the town of Almond in the county of Allegany, against the division of said town, was read, and ordered to be laid upon the table. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Chenango, praying for the incorporation of a bank, to be located in said county, was read, and referred to the committee on the incorporation and alteration of the charters of banking and insurance companies. Mr. Cash, from the committee on ways and means, to which was referred the communication from the commissioners under the act of the last session of the Legislature, entitled “An act authorising a loan for the benefit of the people of this State,” reported; and offered the following resolution:

[See Document JNo. 144.]

Resolved, That inasmuch as the act entitled “An act authorising a loan for the benefit of the people of this State,” has expired by its own limitation, and the object for which it was enacted (and which it so admirably accomplished) having passed away, there is no necessity at the present time for its revival, and that no further legislation is required on the subject.

Mr. Speaker put the question whether the House would agree to the said resolution, and it was determined in the affirmative.

Mr. Livingston, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the petition of Parley Eaton, praying for the passage of an act authorising him to hold the office of commissioner of deeds, and for other purposes, reported a bill, entitled “An act to authorise Parley Eaton to take the oath of a commissioner of deeds;” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read a second time.

Thereupon,

Mr. Livingston made a motion that the House should agree to order the said bill to be engrossed.

Mr. Speaker put the question whether the House would agree to the said motion of Mr. Livingston, and it was unanimously determined in the affirmative.

Mr. Livingston, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the petition of Charles Waggoner of the town of Palatine in the county of Montgomery, praying for the passage of an act authorising him to hold the office of justice of the peace in said town, and for other purposes, reported a bill, entitled “An act to authorise Charles Waggoner to take the oath of office prescribed by law for a justice of the peace;” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read a second time.

Thereupon,

Mr. Livingston made a motion that the House should agree to

order the said bill to be engrossed. Mr. Speaker put the question whether the House would agree to the said motion of Mr. Livingston, and it was unanimously determined in the affirmative. Mr. Roosevelt, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the resolution of the Senate of the 30th January, relative to transmitting copies of the Revised Statutes and Session Laws, and also a copy of Burr's map and atlas, and other documents, to the Commissioners of Public Records of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, reported, that the committee had examined the said resolution, and recommend that the same be amended, by inserting the word “instructed” in lieu of the word “authorised,” where it occurs in the said resolution; and also by striking out all of the said resolution after the word “Ireland,” where it occurs in the said resolution, and inserting in lieu thereof the following: “communicating to them at the same time the respectful acknowledgments of the Legislature, for the valuable present of a set of the Record Publications of Great Britain, recently transmitted by them to the Trustees of the State Library.”

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