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with the report of the committee on trade and manufactures thereon, reported a bill, entitled “An act relative to manufacturing incorporations 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. 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 the Albany and Greene County Turnpike Company, praying for an amendment of their charter, reported a bill, entitled “An act to amend an act entitled ‘An act to establish a corporation for improving and making a road from the town of Bethlehem in the county of Albany, to the town of Catskill in the county of Greene,' passed April 7th, 1806;” 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. Patterson, from the select committee to which was referred the bill authorising Ward Hunter to keep and maintain a ferry across the Hudson river between Westchester and Rockland, and also a bill to authorise Samuel W. Barr to keep and maintain a ferry at the same place, reported:

[See Document JNo. 313.]

Ordered, That the said report and bills be laid upon the table. Mr. Phillips, from the select committee to which was referred the petition of James E. De Kay and Daniel Fleet, for permission to erect a wharf or pier upon lands belonging to them in the town of Oysterbay, reported; and asked leave to introduce a bill. Ordered, That leave be given to bring in such bill. Mr. Phillips, according to leave, brought in the said bill, entitled “An act authorising James E. De Kay and Daniel Fleet to erect a dock or pier in the harbor of Oysterbay;” 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 Senate sent for concurrence, a bill entitled “An act to incorporate the Clarkson and Sweden M'Adam turnpike company.” The said bill was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read a second time, and referred to the committee on the establishment and improvement of roads and bridges, and the incorporation of turnpike companies, to consider and report thereon. A communication from the Superintendent of Common Schools, was received and read, in the words following, to wit: The Superintendent of Common Schools, in obedience to the resolution of the Assembly of the eleventh instant, requesting him to report during the present session, whether or not, in his opinion, it is advisable so to amend the law relating to common schools, as to provide for the payment of the school bills of indigent persons, by a tax on the taxable property in the respective school districts, respectfully reports:

[See Document JNo. 317.]

Ordered, That the said report be referred to the committee on colleges, academies and common schools.

A communication from N. Williams, clerk of the Supreme Court at Geneva, was received and read.

{See Document JNo. 311.]

Ordered, That the said communication be laid upon the table. A communication from J. L. Woods, clerk of the Court of Chancery for the sixth circuit, was received and read.

[See Document JNo. 309.]

Ordered, That the said communication be laid upon the table. A communication from John Walworth, assistant register in chancery, was received and read.

[See Document JNo. 306.]

Ordered, That the said communication be laid upon the table. A communication from James Porter, register in chancery, was received and read.

[See Document Mo. 314.]

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

[See Document JNo. 315.]

Ordered, That the said communication be laid upon the table. A communication from W. P. Hallett, clerk of the Supreme Court in the city of New-York, was received and read.

[See Document JNo. 310.]

Ordered, That the said communication be laid upon the table. A communication from J. H. Hubbard, clerk of the Supreme Court at Utica, was received and read.

[See Document JNo. 312.]

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

The engrossed bill entitled “An act authorising the appointment of a supreme court commissioner, to reside in the village of Gaines in Orleans county,” was read the third time.

Resolved, That the bill do pass.
Ordered, That the clerk deliver the said bill to the Senate, and

request their concurrence in the same.

On motion of Mr. Groom, Resolved, That the Clerk furnish each of the members of this House with a printed list of the titles of all bills which shall be on the general orders on the first day of April, as soon as practicable thereafter. On motion of Mr. Hall, Resolved, That the bill entitled “An act to amend an act to amend part first, title first of chapter seventeenth of the Revised Statutes, entitled “Of the regulation of trade in certain cases,’” be referred to a select committee to report complete. * Thereupon, Ordered, That Mr. Hall, Mr. Wager and Mr. Wilkinson, be the said committee. In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Groom asked for, and by the unanimous consent of the House, obtained leave to bring in a bill, entitled “An act to incorporate the Shamrock benevolent association of the State of New-York;” 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. Ordered, That Mr. Anthony have leave of absence for twelve days, Mr. A. Brown for two weeks, Mr. Conklin for ten days, Mr. Eldred for two weeks, Mr. Jackson and Mr. P. W. Paddock for six days each, and Mr. Kent for two weeks. In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. King asked for and obtained leave to bring in a bill, entitled “An act to authorise a tax on the town of Oswegatchie in St. Lawrence county, to construct a bridge across Beaver creek;” 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. Barnum asked for and ob- . tained leave to bring in a bill, entitled “An act to amend an act entitled ‘An act to incorporate the village of Waterloo in the county of Seneca;’” 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 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. Palmer, from the said committee, reported progress, and asked for and obtained leave to sit again. Ordered, That the usual number of copies of the said bill, as amended in committee of the whole, be printed for the use of the Legislature. Mr. Suffern, from the committee on engrossed bills, reported, that the committee have examined the engrossed bill entitled “An act to amend an act entitled ‘An act in relation to the Albany Burgesses corps,' passed May 6th, 1834;” and find the same correctly engrossed. Ordered, That the said bill be laid upon the table. And then the House adjourned till four o'clock this afternoon.

FOUR O'CLOCK P. M. -
The House met pursuant to adjournment.

Ordered, That Mr. Waldron have leave of absence for five days,

and Mr. Williams for twelve days. . The House then resolved itself into a committee of the whole, on

the bill entitled “An act for the relief of Mary Johnson and others;” and after some time spent thereon, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Van Bergen, 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 for the relief of Chauncey Persons;” and after some time spent thereon, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Van Bergen, from the said committee, reported, that the committee had gone through the said bill, made amendments 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.

Ordered, That the bill be engrossed.

The House then resolved itself into a committee of the whole, on the bill entitled “An act to compensate Samuel Farwell for services rendered the State upon the Erie canal;” and after some time spent thereon, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Van Bergen, from the said committee, reported progress, and asked for and obtained leave to sit again.

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

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The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Columbia, praying for authority to construct 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 remonstrance of sundry inhabitants of the county of Rensselaer, against the construction of a rail-road from Greenbush to West-Stockbridge, was read, and committed to the committee of the whole when on the bill upon that subject.

The petition of sundry inhabitants of school district number ten in the city of Rochester, praying for the passage of an act authorising the trustees of said village to sell and convey a certain piece of land, was read, and referred to a select committee, consisting of the members attending this House from the county of Monroe. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the town of Buffalo, praying for the passage of an act authorising a tax on said town, to build a bridge across Buffalo creek on the Indian reservation in said town, 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 Aurora in the county of Erie, praying for an act of incorporation, was read, and referred to the committee on the incorporation of cities and villages. The remonstrance of sundry inhabitants of the town of Jersey in the county of Steuben, against a division of said town, 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 Erie, praying for the incorporation of a company to construct a rail-road from Abbott's corners to the city of Buffalo in said county, was read, and referred to the committee on rail-roads. The memorial and remonstrance of Gertrude Cutting, relative to the Fulton ferry in the city of New-York, 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 Monroe, praying for an amendment of the excise law, was read, and referred to a select committee, consisting of Mr. D. Sibley, Mr. G. Brown and Mr. Crain. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the counties of Clinton and Essex, praying for the incorporation of the Keeseville Academy, was read, and referred to the committee on colleges, academies and common schools. The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Chenango, praying for the incorporation of a company to construct a turnpike road from the village of Bainbridge to the Chenango canal, was read, and referred to the committee on the establishment and improvement of roads and bridges, and the incorporation of turnpike companies. The memorial and affidavits of sundry inhabitants of the county of Onondaga, in support of the petition of Adonijah Carter for relief, were read, and committed to the committee of the whole when on the bill upon that subject. The petition of the stockholders of the Cornwall and NewWindsor Turnpike Company, praying for leave to abandon a part of their road, 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 Erie, praying for an alteration in the present State prison system, was read, and referred to the select committee on that subject, of which Mr. Carr

is chairman.

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