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Ordered, That the said report be referred to the committee on the militia and public defence.

The annual report of the Superintendent of the Onondaga Salt Springs, was received and read.

[See Document .No. 12.]

Ordered, That the said report be referred to the committee on the manufacture of salt.

The annual report of Philip French, an inspector of sole leather in the county of Tompkins, was received and read.

[See Document .No. 7.]

Ordered, That the said report be laid upon the table. The annual report of George R. Vanderlip, an inspector of lumber in the city of Albany, was received and read.

[See Document .No. 29.]

Ordered, That the said report be laid upon thc table. The annual report of Isaac P. Hand, an inspector of lumber for the city and county of Albany, was received and read.

[See Document JNo. 30.]

Ordered, That the said report be laid upon the table. The annual report of Hiram F. Randolph, an inspector of sole leather in the county of Tompkins, was received and read.

[See Document JNo. 9..]

Ordered, That the said report be laid upon the table. The annual report of Robert Barnes, an inspector of hops in the city of New-York, was received and read.

[See Document JNo. 10.]

Ordered, That the said report be laid upon the table. The annual report of William Stebbins, cashier of the New-York Dry Dock Bank, was received and read.

[See Document JNo. 31.]

Ordered, That the said report be laid upon the table. Mr. Judd offered for the consideration of the House, a resolution, in the words following, to wit: Resolved, That the committee on the judiciary be instructed to inquire into the expediency of requiring all the banks in this State to keep their bills at par in the city of New-York. Ordered, That the said resolution be laid upon the table.

Mr. Wylie gave notice that he would, at some future day, ask leave to introduce a bill for the relief of Stephen K. Woodward. Mr. Tillinghast gave notice that he would, on some future day, ask leave to introduce a bill entitled “An act for the relief of David Thorp.” Mr. Livingston gave notice that he would hereafter ask leave to introduce a bill, entitled “An act authorising parties and persons interested in suits at law in courts of record, to be examined as witnesses.” In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Livingston asked for and obtained leave to bring in a bill, entitled “An act authorising persons interested in suits at law in courts of record, to be examined as witnesses;” which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read a second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary. Ordered, That the usual number of copies of the said bill be rinted for the use of the Legislature. Mr. Stetson gave notice that he would, on some future day, ask leave to introduce a bill, providing for the relief of the inhabitants of Clinton county from oppressive taxation for the support of soreign poor. Mr. Wetmore gave notice that he would hereafter ask leave to introduce a bill, to authorise the clerk of the city and county of New-York to provide a book of record for the entry of judgments docketed in the court of common pleas. Mr. Thorn gave notice that he would, at some future day, ask leave to introduce a bill to amend the act directing the manner of auditing the accounts of certain town officers in the county of Dutchess. On motion of Mr. Wager, Resolved, That hereafter all bills to be printed, shall be printed on cap paper, with sufficient space between the lines for writing on the same. The Senate sent for concurrence, a resolution, in the words following, to wit: Resolved, (if the Assembly concur,) That the joint rules and orders of the Senate and Assembly, which were in force at the last session of the Legislature, be adopted for the government of the two Houses during the present session. Ordered, That the said resolution be laid upon the table.

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

FRIDAY, JANUARY 9, 1835.

The House met pursuant to adjournment.

The petition of sundry inhabitants of the towns of Harmony and Chautauque in the county of Chautauque, 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 countleS. The petition of Elkanah Watson and others, praying for the incorporation of a cotton manufacturing company, to be located on the Au Sable river, between the villages of Keeseville and Birmingham, was read, and referred to the committee on trade and manufactures. The petition of the president, directors and company of the Jefferson County Bank, praying for an increase of their capital stock, was read, and referred to the committee on the incorporation and alteration of the charters of banking and insurance companies. The petition of Samuel W. Spencer, surrogate of the county of Livingston, praying for a confirmation of certain of his official acts, was read, and referred to the committee on the judiciary. The petition of Simon Mattison of the county of Oneida, praying compensation for a certain quantity of lumber furnished for repairs to the Erie canal, was read, and referred to the Canal Commissioners. The petition of the trustees of the Bowery Savings Bank in the city of New-York, praying for authority to invest certain funds of said institution, was read, and referred to the committee on the incorporation of charitable and religious societies. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Tioga, praying for an extension of the Chenango canal from Binghamton to Owego, was read, and referred to the committee on canals and internal improvements. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Wayne, praying for the incorporation of the Clyde Bank, to be located at the village of Clyde 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 Onondaga, praying for the appointment of commissioners to lay out a road from Camillus in said county, to Skaneateles, 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 Isaac Crabb of the town of Phelps in the county of Ontario, praying for authority to change his name, was read, and referred to a select committee, consisting of Mr. Livingston, Mr. Waldron and Mr. Ogden. - The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Oneida, praying for the construction of the Black River canal, was read, and referred to the committee on canals and internal improvements. [Assembly Journal.] 6

The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Oneida, praying for the appointment of an additional master in chancery, to reside in the village of Rome in said county, was read, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

The petition of John Wall and others of the county of o praying for an extension of the act authorising the erection of a toll-bridge across the Oswego river, was read, and referred to the committee on the establishment and improvement of roads and bridges, and the incorporation of turnpike companies.

Mr. Wilcoxson, from the committee on privileges and elections, to which was referred the petition of David G. Seger, praying to be admitted to a seat as a member of this House, reported; and offered the following resolution:

[See Document JNo. 11.]

Resolved, That David G. Seger be permitted to take his seat as a member of this House, duly elected for the county of Albany, in the room of Henry G. Wheaton, the member returned; and that the seat of the said Henry G. Wheaton be vacated.

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

Thereupon,

Mr. Seger appeared in the Assembly chamber, and the Speaker duly administered to him the oath of office prescribed by the Constitution.

Ordered, That Mr. Seger do take his seat.

Mr. Jackson, from the select committee to which was referred the petition of Nathaniel Parish, collector of taxes in the town of Bushwick in the county of Kings, reported; and asked leave to introduce a bill.

[See Document JNo. 19.]

Ordered, That leave be given to bring in such bill. Mr. Jackson, according to leave, brought in the said bill, entitled “An act extending the time for the collection of taxes in the town of Bushwick in the county of Kings;” 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 annual report of Robert Christie, an inspector of lumber in the county of Rensselaer, was received and read.

[See Document No. 35.]

Ordered, That the said report be laid upon the table. On motion of Mr. Cash, Resolved, That so much of the Governor's message as relates to the blind, be referred to a select committee of one member from each Senate district. Mr. Healy gave notice that he would, on some future day, ask leave to introduce a bill, authorising William Woods to erect or keep erected, a dam across the Canisteo river in the town of Canisted in the county of Steuben. Mr. Lockwood gave notice that he would hereafter ask leave to introduce a bill, directing the Comptroller to call in any State loans now outstanding in the county of Westchester, and to make a final settlement with the loan officers in said county. The House then proceeded to the consideration of the resolution heretofore offered by Mr. Judd; the same being amended, was read, in the words following, to wit: Resolved, That the committee on the incorporation and alteration of the charters of banking and insurance companies, be instructed to inquire into the expediency of requiring all the banks in this State, subject to the Safety fund law, to keep their bills at par in the city of New-York. o Mr. Speaker put the question whether the House would agree to the said resolution, and it was determined in the affirmative. Thereupon, Mr. Judd made a motion that the House should agree to reconsider the vote on agreeing to the preceding resolution. Ordered, That the same be laid upon the table. Mr. Herttell offered for the consideration of the House, a resolution, in the words following, to wit: Resolved, (if the Honorable the Senate concur herein,) That a joint committee of both houses be appointed, to inquire into the expediency and practicability of establishing in this State, with a view to a system of universal education, industral, agricultural, mechanical, scientific and literary institutes or schools; and that the said committee report thereon at the present or succeeding session of the Legislature. Ordered, That the said resolution be laid upon the table. On motion of Mr. Roosevelt, Resolved, That this House fully concur in the tribute of respect paid by his Excellency the Governor, in his annual message, to the memory of the deceased Simeon De Witt, who filled the office of Surveyor-General of this State, with distinguished ability and fidelity, for the long and uninterrupted period of fifty years previous to his death. Mr. Roosevelt offered for the consideration of the House, a resolution, in the words following, to wit: Resolved, (if the Senate concur,) That the two Houses will, on Friday next, at twelve o'clock, proceed to nominate a SurveyorGeneral and a Regent of the University of this State, in the place of the late Simeon De Witt deceased. Ordered, That the said resolution be laid upon the table.

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

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