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Thereupon, The said resolution being amended agreeably to the report of the committee, the same was again real, in the words following, to wit:
Resolved, (if the Assembly concur,) That the Trustees of the State Library be instructed io transmit two copies of the Revised Statutes of this State, with two copies of the Session Laws since the last révision, a copy of Burr's Atlas, and also a copy of the Journal and Legislative Documents so far as the same can be furnished, to the Commissioners of the Public Records of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland; 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.
Thereupon, Ordered, that the Clerk return the said resolution to the Se. nate, and inform them that this House have concurred with them in the said resolution, with the amendments thereto therewith delivered.
Mr. Plumb, from the select committee to which was referred the petition of Hiram Pratt, treasurer of the county of Erie, reported; and asked leave to introduce a bill.
[See Document No. 136.]
Ordered, That leave be given to bring in such bill. Mr. Plumb, according to leave, brought in the said bill, entitled "An act to loan money to the county of Erie;" 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.
A message from the Governor, delivered by his private secretary, was read, in the words following, to wit:
TO THE ASSEMBLY.
I have this day approved and signed the bill entitled “An act to divide the town of Perrysburgh in the county of Cattaraugus."
W. L. MARCY. Albany, February 7, 1835.
A communication from the Commissioners of the Land Office, was received and read, in the words following, to wit:
The Commissioners of the Land-Office, to whom was referred by the Assembly, the memorial of S. Newton Dexter, respectfully Teport:
[See Document No. 134.] Ordered, That the said report be referred to the committee on public lands.
The annual report of the trustees of the Geenwich Savings Bank in the city of New York, was received and read.
[See Document No. 278.] Ordered, That the said report be laid upon the table.
The annual report of Henry Strang, an inspector of beef and pork in the county of Westchester, was received and read.
[See Document No. 279.]
Ordered, That the said report be referred to the committee on trade and manufactures.
On motion of Mr. Carr, Resolved, That the committee on the incorporation and alteration of the charters of banking and insurance companies, be directed to inquire into the propriety of altering the charter of the New York Life Insurance and Trust Company, so as to limit the duration of said company
On motion of Mr. King, Resolved, That the committee on the judiciary be instructed to inquire into the expediency of extending the time of holding the terms of the Supreme Court.
Mr. Adams gave notice that he would, on some future day, ask leave to introduce a bill, prohibiting grocers or other dealers in strong or spirituous liquors from selling or causing to be sold, any such strong or spirituous liquors to paupers or persons in any manner assisted in their support by the public bounty; and to prevent all persons from purchasing any clothing or effects from any such pauper or person, knowing them to be such.
On motion of Mr. Tomlinson, Resolved, That Senate Document No. 14, relative to a road from Whitehall to Port Henry, be referred to the committee on the establishment and improvement of roads and bridges, and the incorporation of turnpike companies.
Ordered, That Mr. Bennet and Mr. Cadwell have leave of absence for ten days each, Mr. Jackson for eight days, Mr. Harvey and Mr. Hicks for six days each, and Mr. Ingersoll for three days.
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, 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.
Thereupon, Mr. Patterson made a motion that the House should agree to amend the report of the committee of the whole, by striking out all after the first section of the said bill, and inserting in lieu thereof the following:
2. There shall be paid by the treasurer, on the warrant of the comptroller, to the register and assistant register in the court of chancery, and to the clerks of the supreme court, each the sum of two thousand dollars annually, to be paid quarterly after the first day of April next.
$ 3. From and after the first day of April next, the register and assistant register of the court of chancery, and the several clerks of the supreme court, shall keep an aceurate account of all perquisites, fees or emoluments received by such clerk, register or assistant register, for any services done or performed by him or his deputy, in his official capacity, by virtue of any law of this State; and of all fees or emoluments which such clerk, register or assistant register shall be entitled to demand and receive for services rendered by them or either of them, in their official capacity, pursuant to law; which several sums of money shall be by them respectively deposited in such bank as the comptroller may direct, to the credit of the treasury of this State, on the first day of July next, and quarterly thereafter.
§ 4. The said register and assistant register, and each of the said clerks, shall make out and transmit quarterly, after the first day of April next, to the comptroller, a statement of the names of all persons from whom they may have received any fees or emoluments, and the amount received from each person; and they shall require payment for all services rendered by them officially for any person.
$5. The statement mentioned in the last preceding section, shall be verified by the oath of the clerk, register or assistant register making the same.
Debates were had thereon; and the question being put whether the House would agree to the said motion of Mr. Patterson, it was determined in the negative.
The ayes and nays being required by ten members,
Mr. Speaker put the question whether the House would agree with the committee of the whole in their report, and it was determined in the affirmative.
The ayes and nays being required by ten members,
Those who voted in the affirmative are
Mr. Adams Mr. Anthony Mr. Baker Mr. Barnes Mr. Brooks Mr. Burhans Mr. Carr Mr. Cash Mr. A. Clark Mr. Clinch Mr. Conklin Mr. Crain Mr. Crary Mr. Crosby
Mr. Fisher Mr. Gray Mr. Griswold Mr. J. HaskeH Mr. Herttell Mr. Hough Mr. Kent Mr. King Mr. Krum Mr. Livingston Mr. Lockwood Mr. Loomis Mr. Lytle Mr. Niles
Mr. Powers Mr. Quackenboss Mr. Rice Mr. Ringgold Mr. Roosevelt Mr. Seger Mr. Shepard Mr. Speaker Mr. Stetson Mr. Stevens Mr. Tomlinson Mr. Van Bergen Mr. Wager Mr. Warren
Ordered, That the bill be engrossed.
And then the House adjourned till eleven o'clock to-morrow morning
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 1835.
The House met pursuant to adjournment.
Mr. Hall, a member of Assembly, duly elected in the city and county of New York, appeared in the Assembly chamber, and took and subscribed the oath prescribed by the Constitution. •
Ordered, That Mr. Hall do take his seat.
The petition of sundry inhabitants of the town of Hermon in the county of St. Lawrence, praying for a change of the name of said town, was read, and referred to the committee on the erection and division of towns and counties.
The remonstrance of sundry inhabitants of the county of Oneida, against oppressive practices on the part of certain manufacturing incorporations, was read, and referred to the committee on trade and manufactures.
The petition of sundry inhabitants of the town of Eaton in the