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and internal improvements, be referred to the standing committee on canals and internal improvements. Resolved, That so much of the said message as relates to public instruction, and the subject of education, be referred to the standing committee on colleges, academies and common schools. Resolved, That so much of the said message as relates to State prisons, be referred to a select committee, consisting of one member from each Senate district. Resolved, That so much of the said message as relates to the militia, be referred to the standing committee on the militia and public defence. Resolved, That so much of the said message as relates to agriculture, be referred to the standing committee on agriculture. Resolved, That so much of the said message as relates to poorhouses, be referred to a select committee. Resolved, That so much of the said message as relates to banks, be referred to the standing committee on the incorporation and alteration of the charters of banking and insurance companies. Resolved, That so much of the said message as relates to the insane poor, be referred to a select committee, consisting of one member from each Senate district. Resolved, That so much of the said message as relates to the purity of elections, be reserred to the standing committee on privileges and elections. Resolved, That so much of the said message as relates to the census of this State, be referred to the standing committee on the judiciary. Resolved, That so much of the said message as relates to the sale of lottery tickets in this State, be referred to the standing committee on the judiciary. Resolved, That so much of the said message as relates to the State arsenal, be referred to the standing committee on the militia and the public defence. Resolved, That so much of the said message as relates to railroads, be referred to the standing committee on rail-roads. Resolved, That so much of the said message as relates to the improvement of highways, be referred to the standing committee on the establishment and improvement of roads and bridges, and the incorporation of turnpike companies. 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.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 8, 1835.

The House met pursuant to adjournment.

The Speaker announced to the House the appointment of the following standing committee: Ordered, That Mr. Wilcoxson, Mr. Anthony, Mr. Shepard, Mr. J. Haskell and Mr. M'Neil, be a committee on privileges and electlonS. The petition of suudry inhabitants of the towns of Burns and Almond in the county of Allegany, praying that a certain part of the town of Almond may be annexed to the town of Burns in said county, was read, and referred to the committee on the erection and division of towns and counties. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the towns of Almond, Angelica and Alfred in the county of Allegany, praying for the erection of a new town from parts of said towns, was read, and referred to the committee on the erection and division of towns and counties. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Chenango, praying for the incorporation of the Wool-Growers' Bank, to be located at the village of Norwich in said county, was read, and referred 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 Clinton, praying for the incorporation of the Clinton County Bank, with a capital of two hundred thousand dollars, to be located at the village of Plattsburgh in said county, was read, and referred to the committee on the incorporation and alteration of the charters of banking and insurance companies. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the town of Perrysburgh in the county of Cattaraugus, praying for a division of said town, was read, and referred to the committee on the erection and division of towns and counties. The petition of Joseph Menard of the county of Clinton, praying for a grant of land from the State, as a compensatson for services rendered by his ancestor, a Canadian refugee, was read, and referred to the committee on claims. The petition of Samuel D. Ferguson of the county of Clinton, praying for authority to convey a certain parsonage house and lot in trust to the trustees of the Methodist Episcopal Church of the village of Plattsburgh, was read, and referred to the committee on the incorporation of charitable and religious societies. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Cortland, praying for the incorporation of a bank, to be located at Cortland village in the said county, was read, and referred to the committee on the incorporation and alteration of the charters of banking and insurance companies. The petition of Samuel Trowbridge of the county of Franklin, praying that a certain tax paid to the collector of the town in which

he resides, in the year 1833, may be refunded to him, was read,
and referred to the committee on grievances.
The memorial of the supervisors of the county of Genesee, pray-
ing for the passage of an act relinquishing certain lands situate in
said county, to the Holland Land Company, and for other pur-
K. was read, and referred to a select committee, consisting of
r. Tyrrel, Mr. T. Lewis and Mr. Richmond.
The petition of Jonathan N. Hindley and others, praying for the
incorporation of the Genesee Seminary, was read, and referred to
the committee on colleges, academies and common schools.
The petition of the president, directors and company of the
Cairo Bridge Company, praying for an amendment of their char-
ter, 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 Genesee,
praying for the appointment of commissioners to lay out a certain
road in the town of Pembroke in said county, was read, and re-
ferred to the committee on the establishment and improvement of
roads and bridges, and the incorporation of turnpike companies.
The petition of the trustees of the Holland Purchase Free-Will
Baptist Yearly Meeting of the eighth senatorial district, praying
for the establishment of the New-York Free-Will Baptist Home
Missionary Society, with power to take and hold real estate, was
read, and referred to the committee on the incorporation of chari-
table and religious societies.
The petition of the trustees of school district number two in the
city of Rochester, praying for the permanent establishment of the
present limits of said district, was read, and referred to the com-
mittee on colleges, academies and common schools.
The petition of Antoine Alexis Boler, an alien, praying for au-
thority to take and hold real estate, was read, and referred to the
committee on the petitions of aliens.
The petition of the officers of the first regiment of horse artil-
lery, praying for an alteration of the law regulating the militia,
was read, and referred to the committee on the militia and public
defence. -
The petition of the Seamen's Bank for Savings in the city of
New-York, praying for an alteration of their charter, was 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
Jefferson, St. Lawrence, Lewis and Oneida, praying for the con-
struction of the Black River Canal, were read, and referred to the
committee on canals and internal improvements.
The petition of Samuel Henry Newell of the city of New-York,
praying for authority to change his name, was read, and referred
to a select committee, consisting of Mr. Carr, Mr. Wetmore and
Mr. Clinch.
The petition of Harman Levy and Catharine his wife, praying
for the passage of an act authorising them to change their names,

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was read, and referred to a select committee, consisting of Mr. Livingston. Mr. Waldron and Mr. Ogden. The petition of George Kinsella of the city of New-York, praying compensation for damages alleged to have been sustained in consequence of the construction of the Erie canal, was read, and referred to the committee on claims. The petition of the judges and district attorney of the county of Onondaga, praying for an amendment of the law regulating the term of the court of general sessions in said county, was read, and referred to the committee on the judiciary. The petition of Asa Burrows of the county of Oneida, praying remuneration for damages alleged to have been sustainc d in consequence of the overflowing of the Erie canal, was read, and referred to the committee on claims. The petition of Asa Campbell and James Rogers of the county of Oneida, praying remuneration for services alleged to have been performed on the Erie canal, was read, and referred to the committee on canals and internal improvements. Two several petitions of sundry inhabitants of the county of Onondaga, praying for the appointment of commissioners to lay out a road from Skaneateles to Camillus, were 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 Onondaga, praying for an alteration of the law regulating the State Prison system of discipline, 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 Onondaga, praying for the incorporation of a company to construct a rail-road from the village of Syracuse to the town of Onondaga in said county, was read, and referred to the committee on rail-roads. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Onondaga, praying for the passage of an act annexing a part of the town of Spafford to the towns of Marcellus and Skaneateles in said county, was read, and referred to the committee on the erection and division of towns and counties. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the counties of Cayuga, Seneca, Ontario and Monroe, praying for the incorporation of a company to construct a rail-road from Auburn in the county of Cayuga, to Rochester, by the way of Waterloo, Geneva and Canandaigua, was read, and referred to the committee on rail-roads. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Onondaga, praying for a reduction of the tolls on the canal around the dam at Baldwinsville in said county, was read, and referred to a select committee, consisting of Mr. Wilkinson, Mr. Williams and Mr. Livingston. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the town of Granville in the county of Washington, praying for authority to raise money for certain purposes, by tax on said town, was read, and referred to a select committee, consisting of the members attending this House from the county of Washington.

The petition of sundry inhabitants of the town of Lansing in the county of Tompkins, praying for the passage of an act authorising the election of a justice of the peace, to fill a vacancy in said town, was read, and referred to the committee on privileges and elections. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Ulster, praying for the incorporation of a bank, to be located at the village of Ulster in said county, was read, and referred 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 Wayne, praying for the incorporation of a bank, to be located at the village of Clyde in said county, was lead, and referred to the committee on the incorporation and alteration of the charters of banking and insurance companies. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the village of Clyde in the county of Wayne, praying for the incorporation of said village, was read, and referred to the committee on the incorporation of cities and villages. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Yates, praying for the appointment of an additional number of commissioners to superintend the erection of a court-house and jail in said county, was read, and referred to a select committee, consisting of Mr. Mallory, Mr. Crowell and Mr. Wager. The petition of John M'Intyre and others, praying remuneration for damages alleged to have been sustained by the waters of the Champlain canal, was read, and referred to the committee on grievances. The petition of Nathan Williams, one of the clerks of the Supreme Court, praying for an appropriation of money for the completion of the clerk's office at Geneva, was read, and referred to a select committee, consisting of Mr. M. H. Sibley, Mr. Hildreth and Mr. Hendee. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Rensselaer, praying for the incorporation of a company to construct a turnpike road from Patroon's mills in said county, to the intersection of the Brunswick and Pittstown turnpike road, was read, and referred to the committee on the establishment and improvement of roads and bridges, and the incorporation of turnpike companies. A message from the Governor, delivered by his private secretary, was read, in the words following, to wit:

TO THE ASSEMBLY.

GENTLEMEN,
I herewith transmit to you the annual report of the

Commissary-General.
W. L. MARCY.
.Albany, January 7, 1835.
[See Document JNo. 28.]

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