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ants of the village of Fulton in the county of Oswego, praying for the incorporation of said village, reported a bill, entitled "An act to incorporate the village of Fulton;" 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 mayor, aldermen and commonalty of the city of New York, praying for the passage of an act authorising a percentage to be added to unpaid taxes, reported; and asked leave to introduce a bill.

[See Document No. 208.] Ordered, That leave be given to bring in such bill.

Mr. Ringgold, according to leave, brought in the said bill, entitled "An acı authorising a percentage to be added to unpaid taxes in the city of New-York;" 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. Crain, from the committee on canals and internal improvements, to which was referred the petition of John W. Wisner, praying for compensation for extra labor done in the construction of a lock on the Chemung canal, reported; and offered the following resolution:

[See Document No. 102.]

Resolved, That the petition of John W. Wisner, for remuneration for extra labor on the lock at the junction of the Chemung canal with the river, be denied.

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

Mr. Thorn, from the committee on the incorporation of charitable and religious societies, to which was referred the petition of John N. Hindley and others, praying for the incorporation of the Genesee Seminary, reported a bill, entitled "An aci to incorporate the Genesee seminary;" which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read a sccond time, and committed to a committee of the whole house.

Mr. Roosevelt, from the committee on rail-roads, to which was referred the petitions of sundry inhabitants of the county of Genesee, praying for the incorporation of a company to construct a railroad from Attica to Buffalo, reported a bill, entitled "An act to provide for the construction of a rail-road from Attica to Buffalo;" 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. Thorn, from the committee on the incorporation of charitatable and religious societies, to which was referred the petition of sundry inhabitants of the city of Buffalo, for the incorporation of the Sailors' and Boatmen's Friend Society in the city of Buffalo,

reported a bill, entitled "An act to incorporate the Sailors' and Boatmen's friend society;" 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. Springer, from the select committee to which was referred the bill entitled "An act confirming the official acts of Andrew Follet, a justice of the peace in and for the county of Rensselaer," 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 annual report of James Radcliff

, inspector-general of staves and heading in the city and county of Albany, was received and read.

[See Document No. 275.) Ordered, That the said report be referred to the committee on trade and manufactures.

The engrossed bill from the Senate, entitled "An act for the relief of William Buell,” 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 af. firmative, two-thirds of all the members elected to this House voting in favor thereof, as follows, to wit:

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Mr. Crain
Mr. Crary
Mr. Crosby
Mr. Crowell
Mr. Cuykendall
Mr. Davis
Mr. Dayan
Mr. Denniston •
Mr. Eldred
Mr. Finch
Mr. Fisher
Mr. Gray
Mr. Griswold

Mr. Lockwood

Mr. C. Strong
Mr. Loomis

Mr. Suffern
Mr. Lytle

Mr. Thorn
Mr. Mallory Mr. Tillinghast
Mr. M'Cluer

Mr. Van Benthuisen
Mr. M'Kie

Mr. Van Bergen
Mr. Murphy

Mr. Wager
Mr. Odell

Mr. Warren
Mr. Ogden

Mr. Wheeler
Mr. P. W. Paddock Mr. Wilkinson
Mr. W. S. Paddock Mr. Williams
Mr. Palmer

Mr. A. Woodworth
Mr. Parker

Mr. Wylie

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Those who voted in the negative are

Mr. Blatchly
Mr. A. Brown
Mr. G. Brown
Mr. Burke
Mr. Burr
Mr. C. Clark
Mr. A. Hascall
Mr. J. Haskell

Mr. Hildreth
Mr. Hillyer
Mr. Horton
Mr. Moore
Mr. Moseley
Mr. Niles
Mr. Ostrom

Mr. Patterson
Mr. Plumb
Mr. Roosevelt
Mr. E. Strong
Mr. Tyrrel
Mr. Waldron
Mr. Woodward

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

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Judd asked for and obtained leave to bring in a bill, entitled "An act to amend the. Revised Statutes in relation to laying out public highways;" which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read a second lime, and committed to a committee of the whole house.

Ordered, That the usual number of copies of the said bill be printed for the use of the Legislature.

The House then again resolved itself into a committee of the whole, on the bill entitled “An act directing the appointment of four inspectors of flour and meal for the city and county of NewYork, and regulating the inspection thereof;" and after some time spent thereon, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Moore, from the said committee, reported progress, and asked for and obtained leave to sit again.

Ordered, That the usual number of copies of the substitute offered by Mr. Mallory while in committee of the whole on the said bill, be printed for the use of the Legislature.

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

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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 1835.

The House met pursuant to adjournment.

Mr. Brasher, the member of Assembly duly elected in the county of Kings, appeared in the Assembly chamber, and took and subscribed the oath required by the Constitution of this State.

Ordered, That Mr. Brasher do take his seat.

The petition of the trustees of the village of Newburgh, and of sundry inhabitants of the counties of Delaware, Steuben, Cattaraugus, Rockland, Chenango, Broome, and the city and county of New-York, praying the aid of the State in the construction of the New-York and Erie rail-road, was read, and committed to the committee of the whole when on the bill upon that subject.

Two several petitions of sundry inhabitants of the counties of Onondaga and Madison, praying for a repeal of the law prohibiting botanic practice, were read, and committed to the committee of the whole when on the bill upon that subject.

The remonstrance of T. R. Beck and James M’Naughton, against the passage of the bill for the relief of Geneva College, was read, and committed to the committee of the whole when on the bill to which it relates.

The petition of sundry inhabitants of the counties of Queens and Suffolk, praying for the establishment of additional ferries between the cities of New-York and Brooklyn, was read, and committed to the committee of the whole when on the bill upon that subject.

A communication from Cornelius W. Lawrence, mayor of the city of New York, relative to a report and resolutions unanimously adopted by the two boards of the common council of the said city, on the subject of a rail-road from New York to Lake Erie, was read, and committed to the committee of the whole when on the bill upon that subject.

The petition of sundry inhabitants of the counties of Cayuga and Tompkins, 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 W. H. Fairservice of the county of Oneida, praying remuneration for services alleged to have been performed for the State, was read, and referred to the committee on claims.

The petition of sundry inhabitants of the city of Rochester, praying for the incorporation of the Rochester Water-works Company, was read, and referred to a select committee, consisting of Mr. V. Sibley, Mr. Hildreth and Mr. Fisher.

Three several petitions of sundry inhabitants of the county of Madison, praying that the reservoirs constructing in said county for the Chenango canal may be abandoned, and the waters of the Oriskany creek taken to supply said canal, were read, and referred to the committee on canals and internal improvements.

The petition of sundry inhabitants of ihe county of Ontario, (ASSEMBLY JOURNAL.] 33

praying for the incorporation of a company to construct a rail-road from Auburn to Rochester, was read, and referred to the commitice on rail-roads.

The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of St. Lawrence, praying for an amendment of the poor laws of said county, was read, and referred to the select committee on so much of the Governor's message as relates to that subject.

The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Clinton, praying for the repeal of the law which allows the service of declarations in civil causes by persons other than sheriffs, was read, and ordered to be laid upon the table.

The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Genesee, praying for the passage of an act authorising the appointment of commissioners to lay out a road from Pike in the county of Allegany, 1o Attica in the county of Genesec, 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 Allegany, praying for the passage of an act authoising the supervisors of said county to raise two thousand five hundred dollars, to build a bridge across the Genesee river at Portage in said county, was read, and referred to the committee on the establishment and improvement of roads and bridges, and the incorporation of turnpike companies.

The remonstrance of sundry inhabitants of the counties of Kings and Queens, against the petition of John Waters of the county of Kings, praying for the incorporation of a turnpike road and bridge company, was read, and referred to the committee on the establishmeni and improvement of roads and bridges, and the incorporation of turnpike companies.

The petition of sundry inhabitants of the counties of Albany and Rensselaer, praying for the passage of an act authorising the construction of a bridge across the Hudson river opposite the city of Albany, was read, and referred to the committee on on the establishment and improvement of roads and bridges, and the incorporation of turnpike companies.

The petition of Adonijah Carter of the county of Onondaga, praying for relief in consequence of injuries alleged to have been sustained while performing military service in obedience to the laws of this State, was read, and referred to the committee on grievances.

Mr. Livingston, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the petition of Mary Seymour of the town of Salem in the county of Washington, praying for a divorce, reported; and recommended that the petitioner have leave to withdraw her petition.

[See Document No. 215.]

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

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