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ed, 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 petition of James Mitchell, asking for relief on account of the loss of his eyesight, occasioned by being blown up while engaged in blasting rocks at Lockport, as a laborer on #. Erie canal, reported; and offered the following resolution:

[See Document JNo. 153.]

Resolved, That the prayer of the petitioner be denied, and that he have leave to withdraw his petition.

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

Mr. Krum, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the petition of the judges and members of the bar of the county of Schoharie, praying for an alteration of the time of holding the courts in said county, reported a bill, entitled “An act to change the time of holding the court of common pleas and general sessions in the county of Schoharie;” 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 John B. Herrishoff, agent of John Brown, Francis and Sarah Herrishoff, reported; and offered the following resolution:

[See Document JNo. 154.]

Resolved, That the prayer of the petition of John B. Herrishoff, as agent of John Brown, Francis and Sarah Herrishoff, be denied.

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

Mr. M. H. Sibley, from the committee on claims, to which was referred the petition of Gertrude Gates, widow of John Gates deceased, for a grant of bounty lands, or of money in lieu thereof, reported; and offered the following resolution:

[See Document JNo. 178.]

Resolved, That the prayer of the petitioner ought not to be ranted. g Ordered, That the said resolution be laid upon the table. The Senate sent for concurrence, a bill entitled “An act to continue the charter of the Lenox iron company;” and a bill entitled “An act to establish the western boundary line of the village of Le Roy, and to confirm certain proceedings of the inhabitants and officers thereof.”

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 to continue the charter of the Lenox iron company,” was referred to the committee on trade and manufactures; and the bill entitled “An act to establish the western boundary line of the vil. lage of Le Roy, and to confirm certain proceedings of the inhabitants and officers thereof,” was referred to the committee on the incorporation of cities and villages, severally to consider and report thereon. A message from the Senate was read, informing that they have passed the bill entitled “An act authorising the supervisors of the county of Genesee to convey certain lands in the village of Batavia,” without amendment. Ordered, That the Clerk deliver the said bill to the Governor. The Senate sent for concurrence, a bill entitled “An act directing the sale to William Page, of one hundred acres of land in the New-Stockbridge or Oneida reservation.” The said bill was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read a second time, and referred to the committee on Indian affairs, to consider and report thereon. The Senate returned the bill entitled “An act relative to the destruction of bears in the town of Florence, Oneida county;” and the bill entitled “An act to appoint commissioners to lay out a road from the village of Skaneateles to the village of Camillus in the county of Onondaga.” Ordered, That the clerk deliver the said bills to the Governor. The annual report of Samuel Howell, an inspector of lumber, was received and read.

{See Document .No. 274.]

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

Mr. Suffern, from the committee on engrossed bills, reported, that the committee had examined the engrossed bill entitled “An act to amend title sixth, chapter third, part first of the Revised Statutes;” the engrossed bill entitled “An act for the relief of Joseph A. Norton;” the engrossed bill entitled “An act to extend the time for the collection of taxes in the town of Great-Valley, and for other purposes;” the engrossed 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 town;” and the engrossed bill entitled “An act to incorporate the Peaconick navigation company,” and find the said bills severally correctly engrossed.

Thereupon,

The said engrossed bill, entitled “An act to amend title sixth, chapter third, part first of the Revised Statutes,” was read the third time.

Resolved, That the bill do pass.

[Assembly Journ AL.] 29

The said engrossed bill, entitled “An act for the relief of Joseph A. Norton,” was read the third time. Resolved, That the bill do pass. The said engrossed bill, entitled “An act to extend the time for the collection of taxes in the town of Great-Valley, and for other purposes,” was read the third time. Resolved, That the bill do pass. The said engrossed 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 town,” was read the third time. Resolved, That the bill do pass. The said engrossed bill, entitled “An act to incorporate the Peaconick navigation company,” 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 asfirmative, two-thirds of all the members elected to this House voting in favor thereof, as follows, to wit:

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Mr. Adams Mr. Groom Mr. Powers
Mr. Anthony Mr. Hall Mr. Preston
Mr. Baker Mr. Healy Mr. Quackenboss
Mr. Barnes Mr. Herttekl Mr. Rice
Mr. Beecher Mr. Hildreth Mr. Richmond
Mr. Benjamin Mr. Hiller Mr. Ringgold
Mr. Blatchly Mr. Horton Mr. Seger
Mr. Brooks Mr. Hough Mr. Shepard
Mr. A. Brown Mr. Jones Mr. D. Sibley
Mr. G. Brown Mr. Judd Mr. M. H. Sibley
Mr. Burhans Mr. Kent Mr. Simmons
Mr. Burke Mr. J. W. Lewis Mr. Springer
Mr. Barnum Mr. T. Lewis Mr. Stevens
Mr. Burr Mr. Livingston Mr. C. Strong
Mr. Carpenter Mr. Lockwood Mr. E. Strong
Mr. Cash Mr. Loomis Mr. Suffern
Mr. A. Clark Mr. Mallory Mr. Tillinghast
Mr. C. Clark Mr. M'Cluer Mr. Tyrrel
Mr. Coe Mr. Moore Mr. Van Benthuisen
Mr. Conklin Mr. Moseley Mr. Van Bergen
Mr. Crain Mr. Niles Mr. Wager
Mr. Crary Mr. Odell Mr. Waldron
Mr. Crosby Mr. Ogden Mr. Warren
Mr. Crowell Mr. Ostrom Mr. Wheeler
Mr. Cuykendall Mr. P. W. Paddock Mr. Wilcoxson
Mr. Davis Mr. W. S. Paddock Mr. Wilkinson

Mr. Dayan Mr. Parker Mr. Williams

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Mr. Woodbury

Mr. Eldred Mr. Peck Mr. Woodward
Mr. Finch Mr. Pettit Mr. A. Woodworth
Mr. Fisher Mr. Phillips Mr. W. Woodworth
Mr. Gray Mr. Plumb Mr. Wylie
Mr. Griswold - 97
Those who voted in the negative are
Mr. Clinch Mr. Roosevelt Mr. Wetmore
Mr. J. Haskell 4

Ordered, That the clerk deliver the said several bills to the Semate, and request their concurrence in the same. Mr. Suffern, from the committee on engrossed bills, reported, that the committee have examined the engrossed bill entitled “An act to authorise the clerk of the city and county of New-York to procure a book of record, and to make entries therein of judgments docketed in the court of common pleas of said county;” and find the same correctly engrossed. Ordered, That the said bill be laid upon the table. The engrossed bill entitled “An act to provide for auditing the accounts of certain town officers in the several counties therein mentioned,” was read the third time. Resolved, That the bill do pass. Ordered, That the Clerk deliver the said bill to the Senate, and request their concurrence in the same. Mr. Van Bergen offered for the consideration of the House, a resolution, in the words following, to wit: *Resolved, That the vote of this House on the final passage of the engrossed resolution for amending the Constitution of this State, relative to the salt and auction duties, be reconsidered. Ordered, That the said resolution be laid upon the table, and be the order of the day for Friday next. Ordered, That Mr. Krum have leave of absence for five days, Mr. M'Kie for ten days, and Mr. Shepard for six days. Ordered, That the engrossed bill from the Senate, entitled “An act for the relief of William Buell,” be the order of the day for Tuesday next. On motion of Mr. Wetmore, Resolved, That the engrossed bill in relation to the docket book of the court of common pleas of the city of New-York, be referred to the committee of the whole house. On motion of Mr. Williams, Resolved, That the petition of George Thompson, for relief, presented to this House on the sixth January, 1831, be referred to the committee on grievances. Ordered, That the committee on the judiciary be discharged from the consideration of the petition of the Saratoga Manufacturing Company, for authority to amend their charter relative to certain taxes of the town of Saratoga; and that the petitioners have leave to withdraw their petition.

On motion of Mr. Burke,
Resolved, That the petition for annexing a part of the town of
Otto in the county of Cattaraugus, to the town of Ashford in said
county, presented to this House during the session of 1834, be re-

ferred to the committee on the erection and division of towns and

counties.
The House then again resolved itself into a committee of the
whole, on the bill entitled “An act for the relief of Holbrook An-
derson;” and after some time spent thereon, Mr. Speaker resumed
the chair, and Mr. E. Strong, 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 again resolved itself into a committee of the
whole, on the bill entitled “An act to incorporate the Young Men's
association for mutual improvement in the city of Albany;” and
after some time spent thereon, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and
Mr. Wetmore, from the said committee, reported, that the commit-
tee 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. -

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

SATURDAY, FEBUARY 14, 1835. The House met pursuant to adjournment.

Two several petitions of sundry inhabitants of the county of Livingston, praying for the incorporation of a mutual fire insurance company, to be located at West-Bloomfield in said county, were 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 Erie and Rensselaer, praying for the repeal of the law proscribing botanic practice, were 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 Delaware and Steuben, 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.

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