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

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Livingston asked for and obtained leave to bring in a bill, entitled "An act for the appointment of commissioners in other States, to take the proof and acknowledgment of deeds of lands in this State;" which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read a second time, and referred to the committee on the judiciary, to report complete.

The House then again resolved itself into a committee of the whole, on the bill entitled "An act to establish and regulate ferries between the city of New York and Long Island;" and after some time spent thereon, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Crowell, 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.

SATURDAY, APRIL 4, 1835.

The House met pursuant to adjournment.

The remonstrance of sundry inhabitants of the countics of Dutcocss and Ulster, against any extension of the exclusive privileges of the Poughkeepsie and New Paltz Ferry Company, 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 Dutchess, praying for the passage of an act authorising the appointment of commissioners to lay out a road from the village of Poughkeepsie to Pinc-Plains in said county, was read, and committed to the committee of the whole when on the bill upon that subject.

The remonstrance of sundry citizens of Utica, against taxing them for the alteration of the termination of the Chenango canal, was read, and referred to the select committee on that subject, of which Mr. Shepard is chairman.

The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Monroe, praying for an amendment of the excise law, was read, and committed to the committee of the whole when on the bill upon that subjcct.

The remonstrance of sundry inhabitants of the county of Westchester, against the alteration of a certain road in said county, 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 Evan M. Johnson, Henry Patchen and George M. Patchen of the city of Brooklyn, praying for the passage of an act authorising them to coliect certain unpaid taxes in said city, was read, and referred to a select committee, consisting of Mr. Wager, Mr. Adams and Mr. Jackson.

Mr. Crowell, from the committee on engrossed bills, reported, that the committee have examined the engrossed bill entitled “An act to incorporate the village of Fulton;" the engrossed bill entitled “An act authorising the appointment of a supreme court commissioner, to reside in the village of Keeseville in the towns of Peru and Chesterfield;" and the engrossed bill entitled "An act authorising an additional sum of money to be raised in the town of Sullivan in the county of Madison, for the construction and maintenance of a highway from Chittenango landing 1o Oneida lake;" and find the said bills severally correctly engrossed

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

Mr. Livingston, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled “An act for the appointment of commissioners in other States, to take the proof and acknowledgment of deeds of lands in this State," reported, that the committee had gone through the said bill, and agreed to the same without amendnient; 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. Anthony, 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 sundry inhabitants of the town of Shawangunk in the county of Ulster, praying for the passage of an act to authorise the supervisors of said county to raise money for the purpose of building a certain bridge, reported a bill, entitled "An act authorising money to be raised by tax, to build a bridge across the Shawangunk-kill in Ulster county;" which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read a second time, and referred to a select comunittee, consisting of Mr. Davis, Mr. W. Woodworth and Mr. Patterson, to report complete.

Mr. Livingston, from the select committee to which was referred the engrossed bill from the Senate, entitled "An act to amend the act entitled 'An act to incorporate the proprietors of the Albany water-works,'” reported, that the committee had gone through the said bill, made an amendment thereto, and agrecd 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, and the amendment ordered to be engrossed, and the bill ordered to a third reading.

Mr. Dayan, from the select committee to which was referred the bill, entitled “An act to alter and continue in force an act authorising Vincent Le Ray De Chaumon: to build a toll-bridge over the Chaumont river in the county of Jefferson, passed March 12th, 1825," 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. Gray, from the committee appointed in pursuance of the forty-seventh rule of this House, to which was referred the resolution to reconsider the vote on the passage of the bill relative to equalizing the wards of the city of Albany, reported, that in the opinion of the committee, the said resolution does not require the votes of two-thirds of all the members elected to this House, to pass the same.

Ordered, That the question on agreeing to the report of the committee, be laid upon the table.

Mr. Wager, from the committee on canals and internal improvements, to which was referred the engrossed bill from the Senate, entitled "An act directing a loan for the construction of the Chenango canal," reported, that the committee have examined the said bill, and see no reason why the same should not be passed into a law.

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

Mr. Conklin, from the select committee to which was referred the petition of Joseph Terry and his associates, asking for the passage of an act authorising them to construct a wharf at Oysterpond village, reported; and asked leave to introduce a bill.

[See Document No. 352.]

Ordered, That leave be given to bring in such bill.

Mr. Conklin, according to leave, brought in the said bill, entitled "An act to incorporate the Oysterpond village wharf company;" which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read a second tinie.

Thereupon, Mr. Conklin made a motion that the House should agree to order the said bill to be engrossed.

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

Mr. A. Hascall, from the select committee to which was referred the bill entitled "An act concerning forgery and counterfeiting," reported, that the committee had gone ihrough 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. A. Hascall, from the select committee to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to prohibit the sale of ardent spirits to ihe St. Regis Indians," reported, that the committee had gone through the said bill, and agreed to the same without amendment; which he

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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. Cash, from the select committee to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Zoological Institute of the city of New York," 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 thc 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. P. W. Padilock, from the select committee to which was referred the bill entitled "An act appointing commissioners to lay out and establish a road from New-Rochelle village in the county of Westchester, to George Rapelje's bridge over Eastchester creek in the town of Pelham,” 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. Lytle, from the select committee to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to incorporate the village of Jordan," 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. M'Neil, from the select committee to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to revive the act to incorporate the Niagara canal company, passed April 11th, 1823," 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. Conklin, from the select committee to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to incorporate the North-Hempstead and Flushing turnpike road and bridge 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 House.

Ordered, That the bill be engrossed. Mr. King, from the select committee to which was referred the bill entitled "An act for the relief of the Mount Pleasant academy," reported, that the committee had gone through the said bill, made an amendment thereto, and agreed to the samc; 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. Adams, from the select committee to which was referred the bill entitled “An act to erect the town of Morehouse in the county of Hamilton,” 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. Gray, from the select committee to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to amend the Revised Statutes in relation to laying out public highways," reported, that the committee had gone through the said bill, made an amendment 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 i was again read, and agreed to by the House.

Ordered, That the bill be engrossed.

Mr. Parker, from the select committee to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to repeal so much of the Revised Statutes as imposes a tax of two mills per bushel on every manufacturer of salt in the town of Salina, who shall receive his supply of salt water from the reservoirs supplied by the pumps belonging to this State, 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.

Mr. Burhans, from the select committee to which was referred the bill entitled "An act for establishing and regulating a ferry across the Hudson river, between Sing-Sing in the county of Westchester, and Slaughter's landing in the county of Rockland," 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.

Mr. D. Sibley, from the select committee to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Rochester water-works company," reported, that the committee had gone through the said bill, made an amendinent 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 lable, where it was again read, and agreed to by the House,

Ordered, That the bill be engrossed.

Mr. Judd, from the select committee to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Dover and Union-Vale turnpike company," reported, that the committee had gone through

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