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On motion of Mr. Patterson, Resolved, That the register and assistant register in Chancery, the clerks in the Court of Chancery, and the clerks of the Supreme Court, do severally report to this House, on or before the first day of March next, a full and accurate account of all sums of money received and charged by them respectively for their official services, between the first day of January, 1834, and the first day of January, 1835; including therein as well sums due to them for such services, as sums actually received: And that they also report at the same time, the amount of all the expenses incurred by them in the discharge of their official duties respectively, between the days before mentioned; specifying the amount paid for office rent, if any; the amount paid for clerk hire, and the names of the deputies and clerks employed by them respectively, and the length of time for which each person was employed, and the amount paid for stationary. Resolved, That the Clerk of this House be directed to transmit a copy of the above resolution to each of the officers named therein, and obtain evidence of the same having been delivered to them respectively, without delay. Mr. Ostrom gave notice that he would, on some future day, ask leave to introduce a bill in relation to mortgages upon personal property for the county of Schenectady. Mr. Phillips gave notice that he would, on some future day, ask leave to introduce a bill to regulate the taking and summoning of juries in justices' courts. Mr. Hough gave notice that he would hereafter ask leave to introduce a bill to provide for the appointment of a Supreme Court commissioner, to reside in the north part of the county of Madison. Mr. Roosevelt gave notice of his intention to introduce a bill, to place the circuit judges on the same footing as the judges of the Supreme Court, in respect to the receiving of fees for judicial services. On motion of Mr. Ogden, Resolved, That the Clerk of this House be instructed to obtain two copies of volumes first, second and third of the American RailRoad Journal, for the use of this House. The House then again resolved itself into a committee of the whole, on the bill entitled “An act relative to the Mountain turnpike road in the county of Schoharie;” and after some time spent thereon, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. D. Sibley, from the said committee, reported progress, and asked for and obtained leave to sit again. The House then again resolved itself into a committee of the whole, on the bill entitled “An act to provide for auditing the accounts of certain town officers in the county of Dutchess;” and after some time spent thereon, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Burke, from the said committee, reported progress, and asked for and obtained leave to sit again. And then the House adjourned until eleven o'clock to-morrow morning. [Assembly Journal.] 27

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1 1, 1835.

The House met pursuant to adjournment.

The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Delaware, praying the aid of the State in the construction of the New-York and Erie raik-road, was read, and referred to the committee on rail-roads. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Cayuga, praying for the incorporation of a company to construct a rail-road from Rochester to Auburn, was read, and referred to the committee on rail-roads. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the town of Ashford in the county of Cattaraugus, praying that part of said town may be annexed to the town of Otto in said county, 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 Cattaraugus, praying for the erection of a new county from parts of the counties of Erie, Cattaraugus and Chautauque, was read, and referred to the committee on the erection and division of towns and counties. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the town of Eaton in the county of Madison, praying that the reservoirs for the Chenango canal, now constructing in said town, may be abandoned, and the waters of the Oriskany creek taken to supply said canal, was read, referred to the committee on canals and internal improvements. The petition of John Johnson, an Indian of the Brothertown tribe, praying for the passage of an act authorising him to sell and convey real estate, was read, and committed to the committee of the whole when on the bill relative to Holbrook Anderson. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the city of New-York, praying for the construction of a canal from Rochester to Olean, was read, and referred to the committee on canals and internal improvements. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Onondaga, praying for the incorporation of a company to construct a rail-road from Syracuse to Rochester, was read, and referred to the committee on rail-roads. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the counties of Albany and Rensselaer, praying for the passage of an act authorising the erection of a bridge across the Hudson river, 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 Washington, praying for the incorporation of a company to erect a bridge across the Hudson river at Schuylerville, 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 counties of Cayuga, Seneca, Ontario 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 rail-roads. . 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 school district number one in the town of Salina; praying for the passage of an act authorising them to raise money by tax, to build a new school-house, and for other purposes, was read, and referred to the committee on colleges, academies and common schools. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Onondaga, praying for the incorporation of a company to construct a rail-road from Utica to Syracuse, was read, and referred to the committee on rail-roads. Mr. Wager, from the committee on canals and internal improveprovements, to which was referred the several petitions and memorials of sundry inhabitants of the counties of Oneida, Lewis, Jefferson and St. Lawrence, praying for the construction of a canal from Rome in the county of Oneida, to the High falls on the Black river, and for the improvement of said river from the High falls to Carthage, reported; and asked leave to introduce a bill.

[See Document JNo. 150.]

Ordered, That leave be given to bring in such bills,

Mr. Wager, according to leave, brought in the said bill, entitled “An act for the construction of the Black river 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.

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

Mr. Livingston, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred a resolution, instructing them to inquire into the propriety of repealing the law allowing other persons than the proper executive of the respective counties, to serve declarations, reported against making such repeal:

[See Document JNo. 146.]

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

Mr. Livingston, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to exempt females from imprisonment on executions issued for costs only,” 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. Anthony, from the committee on the establishment and improvement of roads and bridges, and the incorporation of turnpike companies, to which was referred the engrossed bill from the Senate, entitled “An act to amend an act entitled ‘An act to incorporate the Croton turnpike company,’ passed April 6th, 1807,” reported, that the committee have czamined 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. Ringgold, from the committee on the incorporation of cities and villages, to which was referred the petition of the inhabitants of the village of Canastota, praying for an act of incorporation of said village, reported a bill, entitled “An act to incorporate the village of Canastota;” 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 claims, to which was referred the petition of Horace Hurlbut and David Porter, praying compensation for services rendered and expenses incurred in the construction of certain works connected with the Chemung canal feeder, together with the report of the Canal Commissioners thereon, reported, that the committee are of the opinion that the prayer of the petitioners ought not to be granted.

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

Mr. Wilkinson, from the committee on the incorporation and alteration of the charters of banking and insurance companies, to which was referred the resolution of the Assembly of the thirteenth of January, instructing the said committee to inquire into the expedieney of requiring all banks in this State, subject to the Safety fund law, to keep their bills at par in the city of New-York, &c. reported:

[See Document JNo. 189.]

Ordered, That the said report be laid upon the table.

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

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

[See Document JNo. 141.]

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 Paisley Laing;" 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. Ringgold, from the select committee to which was referred the memorial of the common council of the city of New-York, relative to the enlargement of Centre market, reported; and offered the following resolution:

[See Document JNo. 145.]

Resolved, That the application of the common council of the city of New-York, relative to Centre market, be denied.

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

Mr. Livingston, from the select committee to which was referred the petition of Isaac B. Bucklin and others, asking for the passage of a law to incorporate the West-Troy Caoutchouc Manufacturing Company, with a capital not exceeding two hundred thousand dollars, reported; and asked leave to introduce a bill.

[See Document .No. 140.]

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

Mr. Livingston, according to leave, brought in the said bill, entitled “An act to incorporate the Caoutchouc manufacturing 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. Clinch, from the select committee to which was referred the petition of Posteritas Pope Benton of the city of New-York, praying for the passage of a law authorising the petitioner to change his name, reported; and asked leave to introduce a bill.

[See Document JNo. 147.]

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

Mr. Clinch, according to leave, brought in the said bill, entitled “An act altering the name of Posteritas Pope Benton;” 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 communication from the Comptroller was received and read, in the words following, to wit:

The Comptroller, to whom was referred by the Assembly, the petition of John Hill, Jenny Hill and Anthony Otsequette, respectfully reports:

[See Document JNo. 151.]

Ordered, That the said report be referred to the committee on Indian affairs. The annual report of Jeffry Hand was received and read.

[See Document JNo. 268.]

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

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