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Those who voted in the negative are

Mr. Blatchly Mr. T. Lewis Mr. Richmond
Mr. A. Brown Mr. M'Cluer Mr. D. Sibley
Mr. G. Brown Mr. M'Kie Mr. Simmons
Mr. Burr Mr. M'Neil Mr. C. Strong
Mr. C. Clark Mr. Moore Mr. Tyrrel
Mr. Hendee Mr. Moseley Mr. Van Bergen
Mr. Hildreth Mr. Patterson Mr. Woodward
Mr. Horton Mr. Plumb Mr. A. Woodworth 24

Mr. Van Bergen gave notice that he would, on some future day, move a reconsideration of the question on the resolution to amend the Constitution relative to salt and auction duties. On motion of Mr. Davis, Resolved, That the committee on the establishment and improvement of roads and bridges, and the incorporation of turnpike companies, be discharged from the further consideration of the petition of the Great Southwestern Turnpike Company, and that the petitioners have leave to withdraw the same. On motion of Mr. Cash, Resolved, That the petition of the Young Men's Association of the city of Albany, presented to the Legislature at its last session, praying for an act of incorporation, be referred to the committee of the whole when on the bill upon that subject. Mr. Springer gave notice that he would, on some future day, ask leave to introduce a bill to legalize the acts of Andrew Follet of the town of Lansingburgh in the county of Rensselaer, as a justice of the peace, and to authorise him to take the oath of office. Ordered, That Mr. Lytle have leave of absence for three days, and Mr. Hendee for eight days. Mr. Roosevelt gave notice that he would, on Friday of next week, move a call of the House, at twelve o'clock at noon. On motion of Mr. Burhans, Resolved, That the committee on claims be discharged from the further consideration of the petition of Franklin Rose, praying remuneration from the State for the deficiency in quantity of a certain lot of land formerly purchased from the State; and that the petitioner have leave to withdraw his petition, and the papers accompanying the same. In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. T. Lewis asked for and obtained leave to bring in a bill, entitled “An act to confirm the of. cial acts of Russel Whiting, as first secretary of the Genesee manual labor seminary;” 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 House then resolved itself into a committee of the whole, on the bill entitled “An act for the relief of Joseph A. Norton;” and after some time spent thereon, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Baker, from the said committee, reported, that the committee had gone through the said bill, and agreed to the samo 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 read, and agreed to by the House. Ordered, That the bill be engrossed. The House then resolved itself into a committee of the whole, on the bill entitled “An act to extend the time for the collection of taxes in the town of Great-Valley, and for other purposes;” and after some time spent thereon, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Niles, 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 read, and agreed to by the House. Ordered, That the bill be engrossed. The House then resolved itself into a committee of the whole, on the bill entitled “An act to amend title sixth, chapter third, part first of the Revised Statutes;” and after some time spent thereon, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. King, from the said committee, reported, that the committee had gone through the said bill, made an amendment 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, and agreed to by the House. Ordered, That the bill be engrossed. The House then resolved itself into a committee of the whole, on the bill entitled “An act to incorporate the Peaconick navigation company;” and after some time spent thereon, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Plumb, 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, and agreed to by the House. Ordered, That the bill be engrossed. The House then resolved itself into a committee of the whole, on the bill entitled “An act authorising money to be raised by tax on certain towns in the county of Erie, for improving the road through the Indian reservation in said county;” and after some time spent thereon, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. M'Cluer, 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, and agreed to by the House. Ordered, That the bill be engrossed. The House then resolved itself into a committee of the whole, on the bill entitled “An act for the relief of Holbrook Anderson;” and after some time spent thereon, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. E. Strong, from the said committee, reported progress, and asked for and obtained leave to sit again. The House then resolved itself into a committee of the whole, on the bill entitled “An act authorising the clerk of the city and county of New-York to procure a book of record, and to make entries therein;” and after some time spent thereon, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Shepard, 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 read, and agreed to by the House.

Ordered, That the bill be engrossed.

And then the House adjourned till eleven o'clock to-morrow morning.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 1835.

The House met pursuant to adjournment.

The petition of sundry inhabitants of the city of New-York, praying for the repeal of the law proscribing 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 counties of Tompkins and Cayuga, praying for the incorporation of a company to construct a rail-road from Auburn to Ithaca, was read, and referred to the committee on rail-roads. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the town of Nelson in the county of Madison, praying for the abandoment of the construction of the Eaton reservoirs of the Chenango canal, and for other purposes, was read, and referred to the committee on canals and internal improvements. The remonstrance of sundry inhabitants of the town of Volney in the county of Oswego, against the incorporation of the village of Fulton, was read, and referred to the committee on the incorporation of cities and villages. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the town of Collins in the county of Erie, praying for the passage of an act authorising the correction of the record of the survey of a certain road through said town, was read, and referred to the committee on the establishment and improvement of roads and bridges, and the incorporation of turnpike companies. Three several petitions 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, were 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 Lockport to Rochester, was read, and referred to the committee on rail-roads. Six several petitions of sundry inhabitants of the county of Genesee, praying for the incorporation of a company to construct a rail-road from Attica to Buffalo, were read, and referred to the committee on rail-roads. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Wayne, praying for the erection of a new county from parts of the counties of Wayne and Ontario, 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 Schenectady, against the erection of a bridge across the Mohawk river by the Utica and Schenectady Rail-Road Company, was read, and referred to the committee on rail-roads. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Otsego, praying for the construction of a M’Adam road from Albany to Owego, 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 the heirs of Samuel Merry junior, deceased, of the county of Herkimer, praying for compensation for the discovery of certain escheated lands by the deceased in his lifetime, was read, and referred to the committee on claims. The petition of Peter J. Enders of the county of Montgomery, praying for damages alleged to have been sustained by the raising of the dam across the Schoharie creek by the Canal Commissioners, was read, and referred to the Canal Commissioners. The remonstrance of the Mohawk Bridge Company, against the proposed termination of the Utica and Schenectady rail-road, was read, and referred to the committee on rail-roads. Four several petitions of sundry inhabitants of the county of Genesee, praying for the incorporation of a company to construct a rail-road from Batavia to Buffalo, were read, and referred to the committee on rail-roads. The petition of J. L. Richardson and others of the county of Cayuga, in behalf of Noah Burnham, a convict in the Auburn State Prison, was read, and referred to the the committee on the judiClary. #. petition of sundry inhabitants of the town of Pulteney in the county of Steuben, praying for the passage of an act to locate the place of holding their town meeting, was read, and referred to the committee on the judiciary. The petition of sundry, inhabitants of the county of Genesee, praying for the incorporation of a bank, to be located at Attica in said county, was read, and referred to the committee on the incorporation and alteration of the charters of banking and insurance companies. Two several petitions of sundry inhabitants of the counties of Genesee and Monroe, praying for the construction of a M’Adam road from the village of Brockport to the village of Le Roy, were read, and referred to the committee on the establishment and im

provement of roads and bridges, and the incorporation of turnpike companies. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Genesee, praying for the passage of an act, to appoint commissioners to la out a road from the village of Pike in the county of Allegany, to the village of Attica in the county, of Genesee, was rend, and referred to the committee on the establishment and improvement of roads and bridges, and the incorporation of turnpike companies. The proceedings of sundry citizens of the city of Utica, relative to the construction of a ship canal between Lake Ontario and the Hudson river, were read, and referred to the committee on canals and internal improvements. Ordered, That six times the usual number of copies of the same be printed for the use of the Legislature.

[See Document .No. 158.]

Mr. Wager, from the committee on canals and internal improveprovements, to which was referred the engrossed bill from the Senate, entitled “An act for the relief of William Buell,” 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. Hough, from the committee on grievances, to which was referred the petition of Wessel Ten Broeck, for relief, reported; and recommended that the prayer of the petitioner be denied.

[See Document JNo. 166.]

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 report of the Chancellor, in answer to a resolution of this House of the fourteenth of January, relative to a reorganization of the Chancery circuits, reported a bill, entitled “An act to .#. the chancery circuits, and to provide for the appointment of additional vice-chancellors;” 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 resolution of this House of the fourteenth January, relative to authorising the assignees or trustees of insolvent debtors to prosecute in their own names in certain cases, reported a bill, entitled “An act relative to voluntary assignments;” 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 bill entitled “An act to prevent the sale of strong or spirituous liquors to certain persons therein mentioned,” report

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