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Resolved, That the bill do pass.

The said engrossed bill, entitled "An act for the relief of Josiah Rawson and Robert Toan," was read the third time.

Resolved, That the bill do pass.

The said 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,” was read the third time.

Resolved, that the bill do pass.

The said engrossed bill, entitled "An act authorising James L. Voorhees and Asher Tappan to erect a toll-bridge across the Seneca river," 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. Anthony
Mr. Baker
Mr. Barnes
Mr. Bennet
Mr. Blatchly
Mr. Brasher
Mr. Brooks
Mr. A. Brown
Mr. G. Brown
Mr. Burhans
Mr. Barnum
Mr. Cadwell
Mr. Cash
Mr. A. Clark
Mr. J. Clark
Mr. Conklin
Mr. Crain
Mr. Crary
Mr. Crosby
Mr. Crowell
Mr. Cuykendall
Mr. Davis
Mr. Dayan
Mr. Denniston
Mr. Eldred
Mr. Farwell
Mr. Finch
Mr. Fisher
Mr. Gray

Mr. Groom

Mr. Philo
Mr. Hall

Mr. Plumb
Mr. Harvey

Mr. Preston
Mr. A. Hascall Mr. Richmond
Mr. Healy

Mr. Seger
Mr. Hendee

Mr. Shepard
Mr. Hicks

Mr. D. Sibley
Mr. Hildreth

Mr. M. H. Sibley
Mr. Hiller

Mr. Simmons
Mr. Hillyer

Mr. Speaker
Mr. Horton

Mr. Springer
Mr. Hutchinson Mr. Stetson
Mr. Ingersoll

Mr. Stevens
Mr. Jackson

Mr. C. Strong
Mr. Judd

Mr. Suffern
Mr. Kent

Mr. Thorn
Mr. J. W. Lewis Mr. Tillinghast
Mr. T. Lewis

Mr. Tyrrel
Mr. Livingston

Mr. Van Benthuisen
Mr. Loomis

Mr. Wager
Mr. Mallory

Mr. Waldron
Mr. M'Neil

Mr. Warren
Mr. Moseley

Mr. Whecler
Mr. Murphy

Mr. Wilkinson
Mr. Ogden

Mr. Woodbury
Mr. Ostrom

Mr. Woodward
Mr. P. W. Paddock Mr. W. Woodworth
Mr. Patterson Mr. Wylie
Mr. Phillips

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Those who voted in the negative are Mr. J. Haskell

Mr. King

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Ordered, That the clerk deliver the said several bills to the Senate, and request their concurrence in the same.

The engrossed bill from the Senate, entitled "An act authorising the Phenix cotton manufactory to continue a dam across the Susquehannah river," with the engrossed amendments, was read the third time.

Mr. Speaker put the question whether the House would agree to the final passage of the said bill and ainendments, 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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Those who voted in the affirmative are
Mr. Anthony Mr. Groom

Mr. Phillips
Mr. Baker
Mr. Hall

Mr. Philo
Mr. Barnes
Mr. Harvey

Mr. Preston
Mr. Bennet

Mr. A. Hascall Mr. Rice
Mr. Blatchly

Mr. J. Haskell Mr. Richmond
Mr. Brasher
Mr. Healy

Mr. Ringgold
Mr. Brooks
Mr. Hendee

Mr. Roosevelt
Mr. A. Brown
Mr. Hicks

Mr. Seger
Mr. G. Brown
Mr. Hildreth

Mr. Shepard
Mr. Burhans
Mr. Hiller

Mr. D. Sibley
Mr. Burke
Mr. Hillyer

Mr. M. H. Sibley
Mr. Barnum
Mr. Horton

Mr. Simmons
Mr. Cadwell

Mr. Huichinson Mr. Speaker
Mr. Cash
Mr. Ingersoll

Mr. Springer
Mr. A. Clark
Mr. Jackson

Mr. Stetson
Mr. J. Clark
Mr. Kent

Mr. Stevens
Mr. Clinch
Mr. King

Mr. C. Strong
Mr. Coe

Mr. J. W. Lewis Mr. Suffern
Mr. Conklin
M:. T. Lewis

Mr. Thorn
Mr. Crain

Mr. Livingston Mr. Tillinghast
Mr. Crary

Mr. Lockwood Mr. Tyrrel
Mr. Crosby
Mr. Loomis

Mr. Van Benthuisen
Mr. Crowell

Mr. Mallory
Mr. Cuykendall Mr. M'Cluer

Mr. Waldron
Mr. Davis
Mr. M'Neil

Mr. Warren
Mr. Dayan
Mr. Moseley

Mr. Wheeler
Mr. Denniston
Mr. Murphy

Mr. Wilkinson
Mr. Eldred
Mr. Ogden

Mr. Woodbury
Mr. Farwell
Mr. Ostrom

Mr. Woodward
Mr. Finch

Mr. P. W. Paddock Mr. W. Woodworth
Mr. Fisher
Mr. Patterson

Mr. Wylie
Mr. Gray

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Mr. Wager

Ordered, That the clerk return the said bill to the Senate, and inform them that this House have passed the same, with the amendments therewith delivered.

On motion of Mr. Phillips, Resolved, that the committee on colleges, academies and common schools, inquire into the propriety of so amending the laws of this State in relation to the distribution of the income of the Literature fund, as to require that the amount of such fund which may be apportioned to the Deaf and Dumb Institution in the city of NewYork, shall be deducted from the total amount of such income, instead of the amount apportioned to the incorporated academies in the first senate district; and that said committee report thereon by bill or otherwise, as soon as may be convenient.

On motion of Mr. Dayan, Resolved, That the bill for the construction of the Black river canal, be made the special order for Monday next.

Ordered, That Mr. Lytle have leave of absence for two weeks.

A message from the Senate was read, informing that they have passed the bill entitled “An act extending the time for the collection of taxes in the city of Albany,” without amendment.

Ordered, That the Clerk deliver the said bill to the Governor.

Mr. Ogden offered for the consideration of the House, certain resolutions, in the words following, to wit:

Resolved, That the register, assistant register and clerks of the Court of Chancery, and clerks of the Supreme Court, do severally keep an accurate account of all fees received and charged by them for their official services, from the

day of next, to the

day of

next, designating what amount has been received, and what amount charged: And that they also keep an account of all disbursements or expenses paid out or incurred by them in the discharge of their official duties respectively during the said time, specifying the amount paid for office rent, if any; the amount paid for clerk hire; the names of the deputies and clerks employed by them respectively, and the length of time each person is so employed, and the amount paid for stationary; and report the same to the Assembly, on or before the day of

next. Resolved, That the Clerk of this House transmit a copy of the above resolution to each of the officers named therein, and obtain evidence of the same having been delivered to them respectively, without delay.

Resolved, that the resolution of this House of the tenth instant, requiring the officers referred to in the foregoing, to report to this House, on or before the first day of March next, a full and accurate account of all sums of money received and charged by them respectively for their official services, between the first day of January 1834, and the first day of January 1835, &c. be, and the same is hereby rescinded.

The first of the foregoing resolutions having been amended, the same was again read, in the words following, to wit:

Resolved, That the register, assistant register and clerks of the Court of Chancery, the clerks of the Supreme Court, and the register of deeds in and for the city and county of New York, be required severally to keep an accurate account of all fees received or charged by them for their official services, from the first day of April next, to the first day of January next; designating what amount has been received, and what amount charged: And that they also keep an account of all disbursements or expenses paid out or incurred by them in the discharge of their official duties respectively during the said time, specifying the amount paid for office rent, if any; the amount paid for clerk hire; the names of the deputies and clerks employed by them respectively, and the length of time each person is so employed, and the amount paid for stationary; and report the same to the Assembly, on or before the fifteenth day of January next: And that the register of deeds in and for the city of New York, continue to keep his account until the first of April 1836, and then report to the Assembly.

Debates were had on the said resolutions; and while the same were under discussion,

Mr. Patterson made a motion that the question on adopting them be divided, and that the question on each be put separately.

Mr. Speaker put the question whether the House would agree to the motion of Mr. Patterson, and it was decided in the affirmative.

Debates having been had upon the first resolution,

Mr. Speaker put the question whether the House would agree thereto, and it was decided in the affirmative.

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

On motion of Mr. Roosevelt,
The third resolution was so amended as to read as follows:

Resolved, That the resolutions of this House of the tenth instant, requiring the officers referred to in the foregoing resolutions, to report to this House, on or before the first day of March next, a full and accurate account of all sums of money received and charged by them respectively for their official services, between the first day of January 1834, and the first day of January 1835, &c. be, and the same is hereby extended (as to the time of making the returns) to the twentieth day of March next.

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

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And then the House adjourned until ten o'clock on Monday morning next.

MONDAY, MARCH 2, 1835.

The House met pursuant to adjournment.

The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Queens, praying for permission to lay out a road from the Flushing turnpike io the ferry at Halleti's cove, 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 Orange, praying the aid of the State in the construction of the New-York and Eric rail-road, was read, and committed to the committee of the whole when on the bill upon that subject.

The petition of the trustees of the town of Flushing, praying for the passage of an act authorising a restriction of the grant authorising Elijah Peck to erect a dock on Flushing creek in said town, was read, and committed to the committee of the whole when on the bill upon that subject.

The petition of sundry officers of the militia of the city of NewYork, praying for an amendment of the military law, was read, and referred to the committee on the militia and public defence.

The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Steuben, praying for an amendment of the act abolishing imprisonment for debt, was read, and committed to the committee of the whole when on the bill upon that subject.

Four several petitions of sundry inhabitants of the county of Wayne, praying for the incorporation of a company to construst a rail-road from Syracuse to Rochester, were read, and referred to the committee on rail-roads.

The memorial of the common council of the city of New York, in favor of the construction of a ship canal from Oswego to Utica, was read, and referred to the committee on canals and internal improvements.

The petition of sundry inhabitants of the counties of Niagara, Orleans and Monroe, praying for the incorporation of a company to construct a rail-road from Rochester to Lockport, was read, and referred to the committee on rail-roads.

The petition of sundry inhabitants of the counties of Chenango and Broome, praying for aid 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.

The remonstrance of sundry inhabitants of the county of Madison, against the construction of the reservoirs in said county for the Chenango canal, was read, and referred to the committee on canals and internal improvements.

The remonstrance of sundry dealers in lumber in the city of New-York, against the appointment of an additional inspector of lumber in said city, was read, and referred to the select committee on that subject, of which Mr. Ringgold is chairman.

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