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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. D. Sibley, from the select committee to which was referred the petition of sundry inhabitants of the city of Rochester, praying for the incorporation of a company by the name of the Rochester Water-Works Company, reported; and asked leave to introduce a bill.

[See Document No. 233.)

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

Mr. D. Sibley, according to leave, brought in the said bill, entitled "An act to incorporate the Rochester water-works 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. Livingston, from the select committee to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to amend the charter of the minister, elders and deacons of the Second Protestant Reformed Dutch church in the city of Albany,” 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.

Mr. Crain, from the select committee to which was referred the bill entitled "An act relative to the Cayuga and Susquehannah turnpike company," 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.

Mr. A. Hascall, fron the select committee to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to repeal so much of the Revised Statutes as relates to the inspection of fish taken in the county of Jefferson,” 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.

Mr. Cash, from the select committee to which was referred the bil! entitled "An act incorporating the Chenango canal bridge com. pany in the county of Broome," 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.
Mr. Quackenboss, from the select committee to which was re-

ferred the engrossed bill from the Senate, entitled “An act providing for the erection of a bridge over the Esopus creek,” reported, that the committee had gone through the said bill, and agrecd 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, and the bill ordered to a third reading.

The engrossed bill from the Senate, entitled "An act providing for the erection of a bridge over the Esopus creek," was read the third time.

Resolved, That the bill do pass.

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

Mr. A. Hascall gave notice that he would hereafter ask leave to introduce a bill to prohibit the sale of ardent spirits to the St. Regis Indians in the counties of Franklin and St. Lawrence, and to repeat so much of the act entitled “An act to amend the act entitled 'An act relative to the different tribes and nations of Indians in this State,'” passed April 11th, 1826, as relates to the St. Regis Indians.

Mr. Tomlinson gave notice that he would, on some future day, ask leave to introduce a bill, authorising the supervisors of the county of Essex to raise an additional sum of money for the com. pletion of a fire-proof clerk's office in said county,

On motion of Mr. Shepard, Resolved, That the bill for the relief of Josiah Rawson and Robert Toan, be made the special order for to-morrow.

On motion of Mr. Adams, Resolved, That the bill entitled "An act to amend the act entitled 'An act to abolish imprisonment for debt, and to punish frau. dulent debtors,' passed April 26th, 1831,” be made the special order of the day for Thursday next.

Mr. Cuykendall gave notice that he would, on some future day, ask leave to bring in a bill entitled "An act to provide for the pay. ment of costs in certain cases."

Mr. Moore gave notice that he would, at some future time, ask leave to introduce a bill to vest certain additional powers in the Supreme Court commissioner appointed for the town of Whitehall in the county of Washington.

Ordered, That Mr. Benjamin have leave of absence for six days, and Mr. Carpenter for twelve days.

The House then proceeded to the consideration of the resolution heretoforc offered by Mr. Brasher; the same was again read, in the words following, to wit:

Resolved, (if the Senate concur,) That the following amendment be proposed to the Constitution of this State, and relerred to the Legislature next to be chosen, and published in pursuance of the first section of the eighth article of said Constitution, viz:

“ The mayor of the city of Brooklyn shall be elected annually by the male inhabitants of said city entitled to vote for members

of the common council thereof, in such manner as the Legislature shall by law prescribe; and so much of the tenth section of article fourth of the Constitution of this State, as is inconsistent with this amendment, is abrogated."

Mr. Speaker put the question whether the House would agree the said resolution, and it was determined in the affirmative, twothirds 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. Bennet
Mr. Blatchly
Mr. Brasher
Mr. Brooks
Mr. A. Brown
Mr. G. Brown
Mr. Burhans
Mr. Burke
Mr. Barnum
Mr. Burr
Mr. Cadwell
Mr. Carpenter
Mr. Carr
Mr. Cash
Mr. A. Clark
Mr. J. Clark
Mr. Clinch
Mr. Coe
Mr. Conklin
Mr. Crain
Mr. Crary
Mr. Crosby
Mr. Crowell
Mr. Cuykendall
Mr. Davis
Mr. Denniston
Mr. Eldred
Mr. Farwell
Mr. Finch
Mr. Fisher

Mr. Gray

Mr. Phillips
Mr. Griswold

Mr. Philo
Mr. Groom

Mr. Plumb
Mr. Harvey

Mr. Preston
Mr. A. Hascall Mr. Quackenboss
Mr. J. Haskell Mr. Rice
Mr. Healy

Mr. Richmond
Mr. Hendee

Mr. Ringgold
Mr. Hicks

Mr. Roosevelt
Mr. Hildreth

Mr. Seger
Mr. Hiller

Mr. Shaser
Mr. Hillyer

Mr. Shepard
Mr. Huichinson Mr. D. Sibley
Mr. Ingersoll

Mr. M. H. Sibley
Mr. Jackson

Mr. Simmons
Mr. Judd

Mr. Speaker
Mr. Kent

Mr. Springer
Mr. King

Mr. Stetson
Mr. J. W. Lewis Mr. Suffern
Mr. T. Lewis

Mr. Thorn
Mr. Livingston Mr. Tillinghast
Mr. Lockwood Mr. Tomlinson
Mr. Loomis

Mr. Tyrrel
Mr. Lytle

Mr. Van Benthuisen
Mr. Mallory

Mr. Van Bergen
Mr. M'Kie

Mr. Wager
Mr. M'Neil

Mr. Waldron
Mr. Moore

Mr. Warren
Mr. Moseley

Mr. Wheeler
Mr. Murphy

Mr. Wilcoxson
Mr. Ogden

Mr. Wilkinson
Mr. Ostrom

Mr. Woodward
Mr. P. W. Paddock

Mr. W. Woodworth
Mr. W. S. Paddock Mr. Wylie
Mr. Patterson

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Ordered, That the Clerk deliver a copy of the said resolution to the Senate, and request their concurrence in the same.

A communication from the Commissioners of the Land-Office, was received and read, in the words following, to wit:

The Commissioners of the Land Office, on the petition of John S. Quackenboss and others, asking of the Legislature two hundred acres of land, being a class right conveyed to their deceased father, Lieutenant Abraham D. Quackenbuss, by a class in Col. Fisher's regiment of New-York militia, or asking an equivalent in money, respectfully report:

[See Document No. 236.]

Ordered, That the said report be referred to the committee on public lands.

The Senate sent for concurrence, a bill entitled "An act authorising the comptroller to loan money to the county of Chautauque.”

The said bill was rcad the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read a second time, and referred to a select committee, consisting of Mr. M'Cluer, Mr. Woodward and Mr. Moseley.

A message from the Senate was read, informing that they have passed the bill entitled “An act to increase the salaries of the chancellor, justices of the supreme court, and circuit judges,” with the amendments therewith delivered.

The said bill and amendments were read; and the amendments having been again read, Mr. Wager

made a motion that the House should agree to concur with the Senate in their said amendments.

Thereupon,
Mr. Livingston moved the previous question.

Mr. Speaker put the question, “Shall the main question be now put?" and it was determined in the negative.

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

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 1835.

The House met pursuant to adjournment.

The petition of sundry inhabitants of the counties of Cayuga, Seneca and Ontario, praying for the incorporation of a company to construct a rail-road from Rochester to Auburn, 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 Orange, Steuben and Delaware, praying the aid of the State in the construction of the New-York and Érie rail-road, were 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 Niagara, Monroe, Genesee and Erie, praying for the incorporation of a company to construst a rail-road from Batavia to Lockport, was read, and referred to the committee on rail-roads.

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