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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 authorising Hezekiah Beers Pierpont to erect a dock or docks in the city of Brooklyn,” was referred to a select committee, consisting of the members attending this House from the counties of Kings, Queens and Suffolk; and the bill entitled “An act to amend the act entitled “An act in relation to the trustees of the Sailors' snug harbor in the city of New-York,’ passed April 23d, 1834,” was referred to the committee on the judiciary, severally to consider and report thereon. Mr. Suffern, from the committee on engrossed bills, reported, that the committee had examined the engrossed bill entitled “An act to repeal so much of the Revised Statutes as relates to the inspection of fish in the county of Jefferson;” and the engrossed bill entitled “An act relating to the Cayuga and Susquehannah turnpike company,” and find the said bills severally correctly engrossed. Thereupon, The said engrossed bill, entitled “An act to repeal so much of the Revised Statutes as relates to the inspection of fish in the county of Jefferson,” was read the third time. Resolved, That the bill do pass. The said engrossed bill, entitled “An act relating to the Cayuga and Susquehannah turnpike company,” was read the third time. Resolved, That the bill do pass. 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 incorporating the Chenango canal bridge company in the county of Broome;” and the engrossed bill entitled “An act to amend the charter of the minister, elders and deacons of the Second Protes. tant Reformed Dutch church in the city of Albany,” and find the said bills severally correctly engrossed. Ordered, That the said bills be laid upon the table. On motion of Mr. Speaker, Resolved, That the petition of E. Smith Sweet, with the bill which passed this House for his relief at the last session, be referred to the committee on claims. On motion of Mr. Wilkinson, Ordered, That the bill entitled “An act to prohibit the circula. tion of small bills,” be made the special order of the day for Wednesday next. Ordered, That Mr. W. S. Paddock have leave of absence for twelve days, and Mr. Moore for twelve days. In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Moore asked for and obtained leave to bring in a bill, entitled “An act to vest certain additional powers, in the supreme court commissioner appointed for the town of Whitehall in the county of Washington;” 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. In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Cuykendall asked for and obtained leave to bring in a bill, entitled “An act to provide for the payment of costs in certain cases;” 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 engrossed bill from the Senate, entitled “An act in relation to the canals;” and after some time spent thereon, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Wylie, 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, and the bill ordered to a third reading.

The House then resolved itself into a committee of the whole, on the bill entitled “An act for the relief of Josiah Rawson and Robert Toan;” and after some time spent thereon, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Richmond, 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.

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

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 1835.

The House met pursuant to adjournment.

The remonstrance of sundry inhabitants of the county of Queens, against the passage of an act authorising the erection of a new court-house at Hempstead in said county, was read, and committed to the committee of the whole when on the bill to which it relates. The remonstrance of sundry inhabitants of the town of Buffalo in the county of Erie, against a division of said town, was read, and committed to the committee of the whole when on the bill upon that subject. Three several petitions of sundry inhabitants of the counties of Orange, Delaware and Otsego, praying the aid of the State in the construction of the New-York and Erie 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 county of Suffolk, raying for the establishment of additional ferries between Nework and Brooklyn, was read, and committed to the committee of the whole when on the bill upon that subject. .

The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Niagara, praying for the passage of an act authorising the Canal Commissioners to survey and estimate the expense of a ship canal from the Niagara river, by way of Lockport, to Lake Ontario, was read, and referred to the committee on canals and internal improvements. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the counties of Ontario and Livingston, praying for the incorporation of a mutual insurance company, whose operations shall be confined to the said counties, was read, and committed to the committee of the whole when on the bill upon that subject. The remonstrance of the mayor, aldermen and commonalty of the city of Troy, against the erection of a bridge across the Hudson river at Albany, 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 St. Lawrence, praying for the construction of a canal, and for the improvement of the navigation of the river between Canton and Ogdensburgh, was read, and referred to the committee on canals and internal improvements. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Yates, praying that the office of inspector of sole leather in said county may be abolished, was read, and referred to the committee on trade and manufactures. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Cortland, praying for the incorporation of the village of Homer in said county, was read, and referred to the committee on the incorporation of cities and villages. The remonstrance of sundry inhabitants of the village of Kingston in the county of Ulster, against the bill amending the charter of said village, 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 county of Chenango, praying for the incorporation of the Wool-Growers' Bank, to be located at Norwich in said county, was read, and reserred to the committee on the incorporation and alteration of the charters of banking and insurance companies. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Essex, praying for aid from the State in the construction of a road from Elizabethtown to Schroon in the county of Warren, 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 village of Syracuse in the county of Onondaga, praying for an amendment of the charter of said village, was read, and referred to the committee on the incorporation of cities and villages. Mr. Phillips, from the committee on the establishment and improvement of roads and bridges, and the incorporation of turnpike companies, to which was referred the petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Queens, praying for the incorporation of a company to construct a turnpike road through the towns of North

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Hempstead, Flushing and Oysterbay in said county, reported a bill, entitled “An act to incorporate the North-Hempstead and Flushing turnpike road and bridge 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. Roosevelt, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the engrossed bill from the Senate, entitled “An act to amend the act entitled ‘An act in relation to the trustees of the Sailors' snug harbor in the city of New-York,' passed April 23d, 1834,” 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. King, from the committee on public lands, to which were referred two several petitions of Charles M'Lain, with the report of the Commissioners of the Land-Office on one of the same, reported; and offered the following resolution:

[See Document JNo. 239.]

Resolved, That the prayer of the petitioner ought not to be granted. Mr. Speaker put the question whether the House would agree the said resolution, and it was determined in the affirmative. Mr. Hicks, from the committee on the establishment and improvement of roads and bridges, and the incorporation of turnpike companies, to which was referred the petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Washington, praying for the erection of a bridge across the Hudson river at Schuylerville, reported a bill, entitled “An act to incorporate the Schuylerville bridge 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. Tomlinson, from the select committee to which was referred the engrossed bill from the Senate, entitled “An act authorising the Phoenix cotton manufactory to continue a dam across the Susuehannah river,” 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, and the amendment ordered to be engrossed, and the bill ordered to a third reading. The annual report of A. Van Sinderen, president of the Brooklyn Savings Bank, was received and read.

[See Document JNo. 335.]

Ordered, That the said report be laid upon the table.
A communication from James Porter, register of the Court of
Chancery, was received and read.

[See Document JNo. 238.]

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Ordered, That the said communication be laid upon the table. A communication from Alexander Forbus, clerk in chancery for the second circuit, was received and read.

[See Document JNo. 243.]

Ordered, That the said communication be laid upon the table. A communication from S. A. Goodwin, clerk in chancery for the seventh circuit, was received and read.

[See Document JNo. 244.]

Ordered, That the said communication be laid upon the table. A communication from John Keyes Paige, clerk of the Supreme Court, was received and read. s

[See Document .No. 241.]

Ordered, That the said communication be laid upon the table. A communication from Samuel L. Selden, clerk in chancery for the eighth circuit, was received and read.

- [See Document JNo. 249.]

Ordered, That the said communication be laid upon the table. A communication from James Watson Williams, clerk in chancery for the fifth circuit, was received and read.

[See Document .No. 240.]

Ordered, That the said communication be laid upon the table. A communication from G. M. Davison, clerk in chancery for the fourth circuit, was received and read.

[See Document JNo. 245.]

Ordered, That the said communication be laid upon the table.

Mr. Suffern, from the committee on engrossed bills, reported, that the committee have examined the engrossed bill entitled “An act extending the time for the collection of taxes in the city of Albany;” the engrossed bill entitled “An act for the relief of Josiah Rawson and Robert Toan;” the engrossed bill entitled “An act authorising Samuel D. Ferguson to convey by deed his title to a certain parsonage house and lot in the village of Plattsburgh, to the trustees of the Methodist Episcopal church of said village;” and the engrossed bill entitled “An act authorising James L. Voorhees and Asher Tappan to erect a toll-bridge across the Seneca river,” and find the said bills severally correctly engrossed.

Thereupon,

The said engrossed bill, entitled “An act extending the time for the collection of taxes in the city of Albany,” was read the third time.

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