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A communication from the Commissioners of the Land-Office, was received and read, in the words following, to wit:

The Commissioners of the Land-Office, to whom was referred by the Assembly, the petition of John Ridden and Catharine his wife, in relation to certain escheated lands in the city of New York, respectfully report:

[See Document No. 349. ] Ordered, That the said report be referred to the committee on public lands.

A message from the Senate was read, informing that they have concurred with this House in its amendments to the bill entitled "An act to revive and continue the act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Sodus canal company,' passed March 19th, 1829," and have amended the same accordingly.

The said amended bill having been examined,
Ordered, That the Clerk return the same to the Senate.

A message from the Senate was read, informing that they have passed the bill entitled "An act authorising the supervisors of the county of Washington to raise money by tax, to defray the expense of building and repairing bridges in the town of Granville,” without amendment.

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

A message from the Senate was read, informing that they have passed the bill entitled "An act to amend and extend the charter of the Cairo bridge company," with the amendment there with delivered.

The said bill and amendment were read; and the amendinent having been again read,

Mr. Speaker put the question whether the House would agree to concur with the Senate in their amendment to 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. Barnum
Mr. Burr
Mr. Cadwell
Mr. Carpenter
Mr. Cash
Mr. C. Clark
Mr. J. Clark
Mr. Clinch
Mr. Coe
Mr. Conklin
Mr. Crowell
Mr. Cuykendall
Mr. Davis
Mr. Denniston
Mr. Farwell
Mr. Finch
Mr. Gray
Mr. Hall
Mr. A. Hascall
Mr. J. Haskell

Mr. T. Lewis

Mr. Stetson
Mr. Livingston Mr. Stevens
Mr. Lytle

Mr. C. Strong
Mr. M'Cluer

Mr. E. Strong
Mr. M'Kie

Mr. Thorn
Mr. M'Neil

Mr. Tillinghast
Mr. Moore

Mr. Tomlinson
Mr. Moseley Mr. Tyrrel
Mr. Niles

Mr. Van Bergen
Mr. Ostrom

Mr. Wager
Mr. P. W. Paddock Mr. Waldron
Mr. W. S. Paddock Mr. Warren
Mr. Patterson

Mr. Wetmore
Mr. Peck

Mr. Wheeler
Mr. Pettit

Mr. Wilcoxson
Mr. Philo

Mr. Woodbury
Mr. Plumb

Mr. Woodward
Mr. Powers

Mr. A. Wood worth
Mr. Preston

Mr. W. Woodworth Mr. Quackenboss Mr. Wylie

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Ordered, That the Clerk return the said bill to the Senate, and inform them that this House have concurred with them in their amendment to the said bill, and amended the same accordingly.

The engrossed bill entiiled "An act to abolish imprisoment for debt, and to punish fraudulent debtors,” 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.

AYES 81
NAYS 14

The ayes and noes being required by ten members,

Those who voted in the affirmative are

Mr. Adams
Mr. Anthony
Mr. Baker
Mr. Barnes
Mr. Benjamin
Mr. Bennet
Mr. Brasher
Mr. G. Brown
Mr. Burhany
Mr. Burke
Mr. Burr
Mr. Cadwell
Mr. Carpenter
Mr. Cash

Mr. A. Hascall
Mr. Hendee
Mr. Hicks
Mr. Hildreth
Mr. Hiller
Mr. Hillyer
Mr. Horton
Mr. Hough
Mr. Jackson
Mr. Jones
Mr. Judd
Mr. Krum
Mr. J. W. Lewis
Mr. T. Lewis

Mr. Peck
Mr. Pettit
Mr. Philo
Mr. Plumb
Mr. Powers
Mr. Preston
Mr. Richmond
Mr. Seger
Mr. M. H. Sibley
Mr. Simmons
Mr. Speaker
Mr. Stetson
Mr. Stevens
Mr. C. Strong

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

The engrossed bill entitled "An act for the relief of Gilbert D. Dillon,” 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 negative, there not being two-thirds of all the members elected to this House voting in favor thereof, as follows, to wit:

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The engrossed bill entitled "An act to amend part first, title first of chapter seventeenth of the Revised Statutes, entitled Of the regulation of trade in certain cases, was read the third time.

Thereupon, The same being amended by the unanimous consent of the House, Resolved, That the bill do pass.

The engrossed bill entitled "An act in relation to school district number thirteen in the town of Newburgh and county of Orange, was read the third time.

Resolved, That the bill do pass.

The engrossed bill entitled "An act authorising a percentage to be added to unpaid laxes in the city of New-York,” was read the third time.

Resolved, That the bill do pass.

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

The engrossed bill entitled "An act relating to the support of paupers in St. Lawrence county," was read the third time.

Thereupon, The title of the said bill being altered, by the unanimous consent of the House, to “An act relating to the support of paupers in the counties of St. Lawrence, Clinton and Franklin,"

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

On motion of Mr. M'Neil, Resolved, That the bill entitled "An act to revive the act to incorporate the Niagara canal company, passed April 11th, 1823,” be referred to a select committee to report complete.

Thereupon, Ordered, That Mr. M'Neil, Mr. A. Clark and Mr. Wager, be the said committee.

Ordered, That the resolution to reconsider the vole on the ques. tion of the final passage of the bill relating to equalizing the wards in the city of Albany, be referred to the committee appointed in pursuance of the forty-seventh rule of this House.

Ordered, That Mr. Harvey have leave of absence for six days.

Mr. Stetson gave notice that he would move a call of the House on the ninth day of April instant.

On motion of Mr. Gray, Resolved, That the committee on grievances be discharged from the further consideration of the petition of John Campbell, and that the petitioner have leave to withdraw his petition and papers.

The House then proceeded to the consideration of the resolution heretofore offered by Mr. Wetmore; the same was again read, in the words following, to wit:

Resolved, (if the Senate concur,) That the Legislature will, on the eighth day of April instant, at twelve o'clock at noon, proceed to the choice of a Regent of the University of this State, in the place of Samuel Young, resigned.

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

Ordered, That the Clerk deliver a copy of the said resolution to the Senate, and request their concurrence in the same.

On motion of Mr. A. Hascall, Resolved, That the bill concerning forgery and counterfeiting, be referred to a select committee to report complctc.

Thereupon, Ordered, That Mr. A. Hascall, Mr. Moore and Mr. Denniston, be the said committec.

On motion of Mr. Tomlinson, Resolved, That the bill entitled "An act relative to a fire-proof clerk's office in the county of Essex," be taken from the general orders, and referred to a select committee to report complete.

Thereupon, Ordered, That Mr. Tomlinson, Mr. Stetson and Mr. King, be the said committee.

On motion of Mr. Hicks, Resolved, That the committee of the whole be discharged from the consideration of the bill entitled "An act authorising the building of a bridge over the middle branch of the Hudson river, between the towns of Athol and Warrensburgh;" and that the said bill be referred to a select committee to report complete.

Thereupon, Ordered, That Mr. Hicks, Mr. Tomlinson and Mr. P. W. Paddock, be the said committee.

On motion of Mr. P. W. Paddock, Resolved. That the committee of the whole be discharged from the consideration of the bill entitled "An act for the relief of the Mount-Pleasant academy;" and that the said bill be referred to a select committee to report complete.

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