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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 the Erie canal, reported; and offered the following resolution:

[See Document No. 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 No. 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 No. 178.]

Resolved, That the prayer of the petitioner ought not to be granted.

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 village 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.

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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.
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The said engrossed bill, entitled “An act for the relier 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 affirmative, 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. Anthony
Mr. Baker
Mr. Barnes
Mr. Beecher
Mr. Benjamin
Mr. Blatchly
Mr. Brooks
Mr. A. Brown
Mr. G. Brown
Mr. Burhaps
Mr. Burke
Mr. Barnum
Mr. Burr
Mr. Carpenter
Mr. Cash
Mr. A. Clark
Mr. C. Clark
Mr. Coe
Mr. Conklin
Mr. Crain
Mr. Crary
Mr. Crosby
Mr. Crowell
Mr. Cuykendall
Mr. Davis
Mr. Dayan

Mr. Groom
Mr. Hall
Mr. Healy
Mr. Hertteli
Mr. Hildreth
Mr. Hiller
Mr. Horton
Mr. Hough
Mr. Jones
Mr. Judd
Mr. Kent
Mr. J. W. Lewis
Mr. T. Lewis
Mr. Livingston
Mr. Lockwood
Mr. Loomis
Mr. Mallory
Mr. M'Cluer
Mr. Moore
Mr. Moseley
Mr. Niles
Mr. Odell
Mr. Ogden
Mr. Ostrom
Mr. P. W. Paddock
Mr. W. S. Paddock
Mr. Parker

Mr. Powers
Mr. Preston
Mr. Quackenboss
Mr. Rice
Mr. Richmond
Mr. Ringgold
Mr. Seger
Mr. Shepard
Mr. D. Sibley
Mr. M. H. Sibley
Mr. Simmons
Mr. Springer
Mr. Stevens
Mr. C. Strong
Mr. E. Strong
Mr. Suffern
Mr. Tillinghast
Mr. Tyrrel
Mr. Van Benthuisen
Mr. Van Bergen
Mr. Wager
Mr. Waldron
Mr. Warren
Mr. Wheeler
Mr. Wilcoxson
Mr. Wilkinson
Mr. Williams

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Ordered, That the clerk deliver the said several bills to the Senate, 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 Caltàraugus, to the town of Ashford in said county, presented to this House during the session of 1834, be referred 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 cntitled "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, 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 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.

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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