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county of Madison, praying for the abandonment of the construction of the Eaton reservoirs of the Chenango canal, and for other purposes, was read, referred to the committee on canals and internal improvements.

The memorial of Robert Sanders and others of the town of Glenville in the county of Schenectady, relative to the Utica and Schenectady Rail-Road Company, was read, and referred to the committee on rail-roads.

The petition of sundry inhabitants of the city and county of New-York, praying for the construction of thc Rochester and Olean canal, was read, and referred to the committee on canals and internal improvements.

The petition of sundry inhabitants of the counties of Delaware and Otsego, praying for the incorporation of a company to construct a turnpike road from Oneonta in the county of Otsego, to the village of Franklin in the county of Delaware, 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 Dutchess, praying for a repeal or modification of the law abolishing imprisonment for debt, was read, and referred to the select committee on that subject, of which Mr. Jones is chairman,

The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Ulster, praying for the repeal of the law which prohibits botanic practice, was read, and referred to the select committee on that subject, of which Mr. J. Haskell is chairman,

The remonstrance of sundry inhabitants of the town of Hermon in the county of St. Lawrence, against any change of the name of said town, was read, and referred to the committee on the erection and division of towns and counties.

The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Delawarc, 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 petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Niagara, praying for the repeal of the law restricting botanic practice, was read, and referred to the select committee on that subject, of which Mr. J. Haskell is chairman.

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 companies.

The petition of sundry inhabitants of the counties of Niagara, Orleans and Monroe, praying for the incorporation of a company to construct a rail-road from Rochester to Lockport, was read, and referred to the committee on rail-roads,

The petition of sundry inhabitants of the counties of Oneida and Jefferson, praying for an amendment of the charter of the Oneida and Jefferson Turnpike Road Company, was read, and referred to the committee on the establishment and improvement of roads and bridges, and the incorporation of turnpike companies.

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The petition of sundry inhabitants of the counties of Ontario and Seneca, 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 Chenango, praying for the incorporation of the Wool-Growers' 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 petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Herkimer, praying for an alteration of the law which authorises the service of declarations in suits at law by persons other than sheriffs, was read, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

The petition of the commissioners of the New-York and Albany Rail-Road Company, praying for an amerdment of their charter, was read, and referred to the committee on rail-roads.

The petition of the president, directors and company of the New-York and Harlaem Rail-Road Company, praying for an amendment of their charter, was read, and referred to the committee on rail-roads.

The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Steuben, praying for the passage of an act authorising Thomas M'Burney and others to construct a canal from the Chemung canal dam to the village of Centerville in said county, 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 the New-York and Erie rail-road, was read, and referred to the committee on rail-roads.

Eleven several petitions of sundry persons residing on or near the line of the Crooked lake canal, praying for damages alleged to have been sustained by the diversion of the waters of said lake to supply the canal, were read, and referred to the select committee on that subject, of which Mr. Wilcoxson is chairman.

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 town of Manlius in the county of Onondaga, praying for a division of said town, reported a bill, entitled "An act to divide the town of Manlius in the county of Onondaga;" 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. Dayan, - from the committee on ways and means, 10 which was referred the engrossed bill from the Senate, entitled “An act relative to sales of lands for taxes," 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. Adams, from the committee on grievances, to which was referred the petitions of Nathan Bumpus and others, asking for a compensation for claims upon lots of land, numbers twenty-eight

and sixty-four in the Freemason's patent in the town of Litchfield in the county of Herkimer, reported; and asked leave to introduce

a bill.

[See Document No. 137.)

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

Mr. Adams, according to leave, brought in the said bill, entitled "An act to settle the claims of Nathan Bumpus and others, against the State, for money paid on lots twenty-eight and sixty-four in the Freemason's patent, county of. Herkimer;" 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. M. H. Sibley, from the committee on claims, to which was referred the petition of Zebulon Douglass, for compensation for extra labor done on the Erie canal, reported; and offered the following resolution:

[See Document No. 142.)

Resolved, That the prayer of the petition of Zebulon Douglass, for compensation for extra labor on the Erie canal, be denied.

Thereupon, Mr. Hough made a motion that the House should agree to a substitute for the said resolution, in the words following, to wit:

Resolved, That the committee on claims be instructed to bring in a bill for the relief of Zebulon Douglass, under their report upon his petition.

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

Thereupon, , Mr. M. H. Sibley, in pursuance of the said resolution, brought in • a bill, entitled "An act to compensate Zebulon Douglass for extra labor on the Erie canal;" 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 Senate sent for concurrence, a bill entitled “An act for the relief of William Buell;" and a bill entitled “An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Croton turnpike company,' passed April 6th, 1807."

The said bills were severally read the first time, and by unanimous consent were also read a second time, and the bill entitled “An act for the relief of William Buell,” was referred to the committee on canals and internal improvements; and the bill entitled An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Croton turnpike company,' passed April 6th, 1807," was referred to the committee on the establishment and improvement of roads and bridges, and the incorporation of turnpike companies, severally to consider and report thereon.

A message from the Senate was read, informing that they have

concurred with this House in its amendments to the resolution re-
lative to transmitting copies of the Revised Statutes, &c. to the
Commissioners of Public Records of the United Kingdom of Great
Britain and Ireland, and have amended the same accordingly.

The said amended resolution having been examined,
Ordered, That the Clerk return the same to the Senate.

Mr. Suffern, from the committee on engrossed bills, reported, that the committee had examined the engrossed bill entitled "An act to authorise Parley Eaton to take the oath of office as a commissioner of deeds;" 'the engrossed bill entitled "An act to authorise Charles Waggoner to take the oath of office prescribed by law for a justice of the peace;" and the engrossed bill entitled "An act to increase the salaries of the chancellor, justices of the supreme court, and circuit judges;” and find the said bills severally correctly engrossed.

Thereupon,
The said engrossed bill, entitled "An act to authorise Parley
Eaton to take the oath of office as a commissioner of deeds," was
read the third time.

Resolved, That the bill do pass.

The said engrossed bill, entitled "An act to authorise Charles Waggoner to take the oath of office prescribed by law for a justice of the peace,” was read the third time.

Resolved, That the bill do pass.

The said engrossed bill, entitled "An act to increase the salaries of the chancellor, justices of the supreme court, and circuit judges,” 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 affirmative.

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The ayes and nays being required by ten members,

Those who voted in the affirmative are

Mr. Adams
Mr. Anthony
Mr. Barnes
Mr. Brooks
Mr. Burhans
Mr. Carr
Mr. Cash
Mr. A. Clark
Mr. Clinch
Mr. Conklin
Mr. Crain
Mr. Crary
Mr. Crosby

Mr. Gray
Mr. Griswold
Mr. Hall
Mr. J. Haskell
Mr. Herttell
Mr. Hough
Mr. Judd
Mr. Kent
Mr. King
Mr. Krum
Mr. Livingston
Mr. Lockwood
Mr. Loomis

Mr. Powers
Mr. Quackenboss
Mr. Rice
Mr. Ringgola
Mr. Roosevelt
Mr. Shepard
Mr. Speaker
Mr. Springer
•Mr. Stetson
Mr. Stevens
Mr. Tomlinson
Mr. Van Bergen
Mr. Wager

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Mr. Lytle

Mr. Warren
Mr. Niles

Mr. Wetmore
Mr. Ogden

Mr. Wheeler
Mr. P. W. Paddock Mr. Wilcoxson
Mr. Palmer

Mr. Wilkinson
Mr. Parker

Mr. Woodbury
Mr. Pettit

Mr. A. Woodworth
Mr. Phillips

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Those who voted in the negative are

Mr. Baker
Mr. Beecher
Mr. Benjamin
Mr. Blatchly
Mr. A. Brown
Mr. Burke
Mr. Barnum
Mr. Burr
Mr. Carpenter
Mr. C. Clark
Mr. Coe
Mr. Groom
Mr. Healy
Mr. Hendee
Mr. Hildreth
Mr. Horton

Mr. Hutchinson
Mr. Jones
Mr. T. Lewis
Mr. Mallory
Mr. M'Cluer
Mr. M'Kie
Mr. M'Neil
Mr. Moore
Mr. Moseley
Mr. Odell
Mr. Ostrom
Mr. Patterson
Mr. Peck
Mr. Plumb
Mr. Preston
Mr. Richmond

Mr. Seger
Mr. D. Sibley
Mr. M. H. Sibley
Mr. Simmons
Mr. C. Strong
Mr. E. Strong
Mr. Suffern
Mr. Tillinghast
Mr. Tyrrel
Mr. Van Benthuisen
Mr. Waldron
Mr. Williams
Mr. Woodward
Mr. W. Woodworth
Mr. Wylie

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Ordered, That the clerk deliver the said several bills to the Senate, and request their concurrence in the same.

Ordered, That Mr. Shafer have leave of absence for eight days, and Mr. Tomlinson for ten days.

Ordered, That the committee of the whole be discharged from the consideration of the bill entitled "An act fixing the time of holding the annual town meeting in the town of Gates in the county of Monroe," and that the same be ordered to be engrossed.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Adams asked for and obtained leave to bring in a bill, entitled “An act to prevent the sale of strong or spirituous liquors to persons hereinafter mentioned, and for other purposes;" which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read a second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

Ordered, That the committee of the whole be discharged from the consideration of the engrossed bill from the Senate, entitled “An act relative to the sales of lands for taxes,” and that the same be ordered to a third reading.

Thereupon,
The said bill was read the third time.
Resolved, That the bill do pass.

Ordered, That the Clerk deliver the said bill to the Senate, and inform them that this House have passed the same without amendment.

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