Page images
PDF
EPUB

FRIDAY, MARCH 13, 1835.

The House met pursuant to adjournment. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Warne, praying for the incorporation of a bank, to be located in said couniv, hy ihe name of the Bank of Lyons, 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 Genesee, praying for the passage of an act authorising the appointment of coniinissioners to lay out a road through the Indian reservation in said county, was read, and referred to the conmittee on the esta. blishment and improvement of roads and bridges, and the incorpuration of turnpike companies.

The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Otsego, praying for the constrution of a M'Adam road from Albany to Uwego, 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 Delaware, praying for aid in the construction of the New York and Eric railroad. 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 extension and revival of the act entitled “An act in incorporate ihc Niagara canal coinpany," passed April 11, 1823, was read, and committed to the committee of the whole when on the bill upon that subject.

The petition of sundry inhabitants of the city of Buffalo, praying for an amendinent of their charter, 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 Yates, praying for the repcal of the law which prohibits botanic practice, was read, and committed to the committee of the whole when on the bill upon that subject.

The memorial of sundry inhabitants of the county of Dutchess, in relation to the labor and wages of persons employed in the face tories in said county, was read, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Warren, praying for an amendment of the law concerning taxation, was read, and referred to the committee on ways and means.

The petition of Daniel Fowler, a Stockbridge Indian, praying for the passage of an act authorising him to sell certain land patented to him by the State, was read, and referred to the committee on Indian affairs.

The petition of sundry inhabitants of the city of Buffalo, praying for the repeal of the law authorising Elijah Leech and others to build a toll-bridge across Buffalo creek, passed March 15th, 1822,

[ocr errors]

was read, and referred to the committee on the establishment and improvement of roads and bridges, and the incorporation of turnpike companies.

Mr. Farwell, from the committee appointed in pursuance of the fifty-first rule of this House, to examine all bills committed to a comınittee of the whole, and to report such bills as in their unanimous opinion may with propriety be referred to select committees to report compleie, reported the following bills as proper for such reference, to wit:

The bill entitled "An act in relation to the first regiment of the first brigade of New York State horse artillery;" the bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Caoutchouc manufacturing company;' the bill entitled "An act to change the name of Posteritas Pope Benton;" the bill entitled "An act to incorporate the village of Canastota;" the bill entitled “An act to authorise the appointment of a supreme court commissioner, to reside in the north part of the county of Madison, and for other purposes;" the bill entitled "An act to regulate the taking and summoning of juries in justices' courts;” The bill entiiled “An act to confirm the official arts of Russel Whiting, as first secretary of the Genesee manual labor seminary;" the bill entitled An act to prevent the sale of strong or spirituous liquors to certain persons," and the bill entitled "An act to change the time of holding the court of common pleas and general sessions in the county of Schoharie."

Thereupon, Ordered, 'That the cominiitee of the whole he discharged from the consideration of the said several bills, and that the bill entitled "An act in relation to the first regiment of the first brigade of New-York State horse artillery,” be referred to a select cominittec, consisting of Mr. W'etnore. Mr. C. Clark and Mr. Shepard; that the bill entitled "An art to incorporate the Caoutchouc manufacturing company," be referred to a select committee, consisting of Mr. Livingston, Mr. Ogden and Mr. D. Sibley; that the bill entitled "An act to change the name of Posteritas Pope Benton," be referred to a select coininistee, consisting of Mr. W. S. Paddock and Mr. Tillinghast; that the bill entitled "An act in incorporate the village of Canastota," be referred to a select committee, consisting of Mr. Hough, Mr. Parker and Mr. Brooks; that the bill entitled “An act to authorise the appointment of a supreme court commissioner, to reside in the north part of the county of Madison, and for other purposes,” be referred to a select committee, consisting of Mr. P. W. Paddock, Mr. Bennet and Mr. A. Brown; that the bill entitled "An act to regulate the taking and summoning of juries in justices' courts," be referred to a select committee, consisting of Mr. Wilcoxson, Mr. Cuykendall and Mr. Phillips; that the bill entitled “An act to confirm the official arts of Russel Whiting, as first secretary of the Genesee manual labor seminary," be referred to a select committee, consisting of Mr. T. Lewis, Mr. Richmond and Mr. Farwell; that the bill entitled "An arii in prevent the sale of strong or spirituous liquors to certain persons," be referred to a select committee, consisting of Mr. A. Hascall, Mr.

Tomlinson and Mr. M'Neil; and that the bill entitled "An act to change the time of holding the court of common pleas and general sessions in the county of Schoharie," he referred to a select comnitrec, consisting of Mr. Krum, Mr. Hiller and Mr. Loomis, to be by the said cominittees severally reported complete.

Mr. Wetmore, from the coinmitiee on colleges, academies and common schools, to which was referred the engrossed bill from the Senate, entitled "An act relating to public instruction," reported, that the committee have examined the said bill, and see no reason why the same should not be passed into a law, and recommend that it he ordered to a third reading.

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. Springer, from the committee on trade and manufactures, to which was referred the petition of John Chipp and others, for the incorporation of a steam-boat company, reported a bill, entitled "An act to incorporate the Kingston steam-boal rompany;" which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read a a second time, and conmitied 10 a committee of the whole house.

Mr. Livingston; from the commisice on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to revive the act entitled An act to vest certain powers in the frecholders and inhabitants in the village of Lewiston,'” reported, that the committee have examined the said bill, and recommend that the same be passed into a law.

Ordered, That the said bill be committed to a committee of the whole house.

Mr. Adams, from the committee on grievances, to which was referred the petition of Warren W. Case, praying remuneration for damages done his boat and cargo while navigating the Erie canal, reported a bill, entitled “An act for the relief of Warren W. Case;" which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read a second tinie, and committed to a committee of the whole house.

Mr. Quackcnboss, froin the committee on trade and manufactures, to which was referred the engrossed bill from the Senate, entitled "An act to authorise the Matteawan company to extend their rapital,” reported, that the committee have examined the said bill. and sce no re:ison why the saine should not be passed into a law.

Ordered, That the said bill be committed to a committee of the whole house.

Mr. Palmer, from the select comunitee to which was referred the perition of sundry inhabitants of the towns of Sempronius and Niles in the county of Cayoga, praying for a more equal distribution of the moneys arising from their capital and school lot, reported a bill, by the unanimous consent of the House, entitled "An act to amend au art entitled 'Au act to divide the town of Sempronius in the county of Caruga,' so much as relates to the division of school moneys;" which was read the first sinc. and by upanimous consent was also read a second time, and commitied to a committee of the whole house.

Mr. Hough, from the committee on grievances, to which was referred the petition of Henry James and others, for relief, reported; and asked leave to introduce a bill.

[See Document No. 298.) Ordered, That leave be given to bring in such bill.

Mr. Hough, according to leave, brought in the said bill, entitled “An act for the relief of Henry James and others;" 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. Wylie, from the select committee to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to incorporate the village of Clyde in the county of Wayne," 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. Palmer, from the select committee to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to revive and continue the act entitled •An act authorising John Wall to erect a toll-bridge across the Oswego river,' passed April 20th, 1830,” reported, that the committee had gone through the said bill, and agreed to the same without ameudment; which he was directed to report to the House, and he read thc 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. Livingston, from the select committee to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to incorporate the West-Troy caoutchouc manufacturing company," 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 Housc.

Ordered, That the bill be engrossed.

Mr. Crain. from the committee on canals and internal improvements, to which was referred the petition of sundry inhabitants. of the county of Madison, praying for the extension of the west branch feeder of the Chenango canal to Eaton village, reported a bill, entitled “An act relative to the west branch feeder to the Chenango canal;" 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.

A communication from the Canal Commissioners was received and read, in the words following, to wit:

The Canal Commissioners, to whom was referred by the Asscmbly, the petition of H. H. Bogart, respectfully report:

[blocks in formation]

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

The engrossed bill from the Senate, entitled "An act relating to public instruction," was read the third time.

Resolved, That the bill do pass.

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

Mr. Burhans gave notice that he would, on some future day, ask leave to introduce a bill to authorise Peter Pine, who was elected a coroner of the county of Delaware at the last general election, and who neglected to take the oath of office prescribed by the Constitution within the time prescribed by law, now to take said oath.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Krum asked for and obtained leave to bring in a bill, entitled “An act in relation to the appointment of treasurer of the several counties in this State;"> 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 again resolved itself into a committee of the whole, on the bill entitled "An act to aid and expedite the construction of a rail-road from Lake Erie to the city of New York, through the southern tier of counties;" and after some time spent thereon, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Judd, from the said committee, reported progress, and asked for and obtained leave to sit again.

The House then again resolved itself into a committee of the whole, on the bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to amend the several acts relating to the city of Albany, and to combine the same into one act,' passed April 2d, 1827, and for other purposes;” and after some time spent thercon, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Adams, 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.

Ordered, That the bill be engrossed.

The House then resolved itself into a committee of the whole, on the engrossed bill from the Senate, entitled "An act to prohibit the circulation of small bills;" and after some time spent thereon, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Adams, from the said committee, reported progress, and asked for and obtained leave to sit again.

The House then resolved itself into a committee of the whole, on the bill entitled “An act to amend the act entitled 'An act to abo)lish imprisonment for debt, and to punish fraudulent debtors,' passed April 26th, 1831;" and after some time spent thereon, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Wager, from the said committee, reported progress, and asked for and obtained leave to sit again.

« PreviousContinue »