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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. Rice, from the select committee to which was referred the petition of the Roman Catholic Benevolent Society of the city of New-York, praying for a change of its title, and an extension of its charter, reported; and asked leave to introduce a bill.

[See Document No.353.]

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

Mr. Rice, according to leave, brought in the said bill, entitled “An act relative to the Roman Catholic benevolent society in the city of New-York;" which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read a second time, and referred to a select committee, consisting of Mr. Rice, Mr. Wetmore and Mr. Dayan, to report the same complete.

Mr. Plumb, from the committee on engrossed bills, reported, that the cornmittee have examined the engrossed 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;” the engrossed bill entitled "An act further to amend an act entitled

An act to incorporate the city of Buffalo;' ” the engrossed bill entitled "An act. to incorporate the Sailors' and Boatmen's friend society;" the engrossed bill entitled "An act to loan money to the county of Erie;" the engrossed bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act authorising money to be raised by tax on certain towns of the county of Erie, for improving the roads through the Indian reservation in said county,' passed April 24th, 1833;" the engrossed bill entitled "An act to incorporate the Genesee seminary," and the engrossed bill entitled “An act to incorporate the village of Mount-Morris," and find the said bills severally correctly engrossed.

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

Mr. Springer, from the committee on trade and manufactures, to which was referred the engrossed bill from the Senate, entitled "An act regulating the weighing of merchandize in the city of New-York," reported, that the committee have examined the said bill, and see no reason why the same should not be passed into a

w, and reconmend that it be referred to a select committee to report complete.

Mr. Speaker put the question whether the House would agrec with the committee in their said report, and it was determined in the affirmative.

Thereupon, Ordered, That Mr. Denniston, Mr. Wager and Mr. Crosby, be the said committee.

A message from the Governor, delivered by his private secretary, was read, in the words following, to wit:

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TO THE ASSEMBLY. GENTLEMEN,

I have this day approved and signed 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."

W. L. MARCY. Albany, April 3, 1835.

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

The Canal Board, on the reference from the Assembly of the petition of Zebulon Douglass, accompanied by a report from the committee on claims, and a bill for the relief of the petitioner, respectfully report:

(See Document No. 354.}

Ordered, That the said report be committed to a committee of the whole when on the bill to which it relates.

The Senate sent for concurrence, a bill entitled “An act to amend the act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Washington county mutual insurance company;'” a bill entitled “An act to revive and amend the charter of the Poughkeepsie silk company;" and a bill entitled “An act to proride for deepening the waters adjacent to the wharves, piers, docks, bulkheads and shores in the city of New-York."

The said bills were severally read the first time, and by unanimous consent were also read a second time, and the bill entitled "An act to amend the act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Washington county mutual insurance company, was referred to the committee on the incorporation and alteration of the charters of banking and insurance companies; the bill entitled “An act to revive and amend the charter of the Poughkeepsie silk company, was referred to the committee on trade and manufactures; and ihe bill entitled "An act to provide for deepening the waters adjacent to the wharves, piers, docks, bulkheads and shores in the city of New-York," was referred to a select committec, consisting of the members attending this House from the city and county of NewYork, severally to consider and report thereon.

A message from the Senate was read, informing that they have passed the bill entitled "An act relative to the Mountain turnpikc road in the county of Schoharie,” without amendment.

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

The Senate returned the bill entitled "An act to amend and extend the charter of the Cairo bridge company."

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

Mr. Hicks, from the select committee to which was referred 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,” 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. Crowell, from the committee on engrossed bills, reported, that the committee have examined the engrossed bill entitled "An act for the relief of the Mount Pleasant academy," and find the same correctly engrossed.

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

Ordered, That Mr. Philo have leave of absence for one week, and Mr. J. W. Lewis for three days.

Ordered, That the committee on the incorporation of charitable and religious societies, be discharged from the consideration of the petition of the trustees of the Union Society, and the wardens and vestry of St. Luke's Church in the town of Somers in the county of Westchester, and that the saine be referred to the committec on the judiciary.

On motion of Mr. Jackson, Resolved, That the bill authorising Isaac and Elijah Peck to erect a dock adjacent to their land in Flushing, Queens county, be taken from the general orders, and referred to a select committee to report complete.

Thercupon, Ordered, That Mr. Jackson, Mr. Conklin and Mr. P. W. Pad. dock, be the said committee.

On motion of Mr. Brasher, Resolved, That the committee of the whole be discharged from the further consideration of the bill granting certain lands under water in the village of Williamsburgh, Kings county, to certain persons therein named, and that the same be referred to a select committee to report complete.

Thereupon, Ordered, That Mr. Brasher, Mr. Wager and Mr. Jackson, be the said committee.

On motion of Mr. Gray, Resolved, That the coinmittee of the whole be discharged from the fnrther consideration of the bill entitled “An act to amend the act to incorporate the East creek turnpike company, and that the same be referred to a select committee to report complete.

Ordered, That Mr. Gray, Mr. Tillinghast and Mr. Loomis, be the said committee.

Mr. Moore offered for the consideration of the House, a resolution, in the words following, to wit:

Resoloed, That the resolutions now before the House, proposing amendinents to the Constitution of this State, in relation to the alteration of the judiciary system, be referred to a select committce of five, to report thereon.

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

Mr. Woodward offered for the consideration of the House, a resolution, in the words following, to wit:

Resolved, That the vote on the final passage of the bill entitled **An act for the relief of Gilbert D. Dillon," be reconsidered.

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

Mr. Thorn offered for the consideration of the House, a resolution, in the words following, to wit:

Resolved, (if the Senate concur,) That a joint committee be appointed to report to the Legislature, fixing a day for an adjournment of the two houses; and also whether, in their opinion, it would be expedient to hold an extra session, for the purpose of completing unfinished business. Ordered, That the said resolution be laid upon the table.

On motion of Mr. Tyrrel, Resolved, That the bill entitled “An act to amend the act entitled 'An act to subject certain debts owing to non-residents, to taxation,' passed April 27th, 1833," be referred to a select committce of one from each Senate district, to report complete.

Thereupon, Ordered, That Mr. Tyrrel, Mr. Ringgolu, Mr. Cash, Mr. Wilcoxson, Mr. Horton, Mr. Dayan, Mr. Crary and Mr. Barnum, be the said committee.

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, that the committee had gone through the said bill, made amendments 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.

Thereupon,
The said report being amended,

Mr. Speaker put the question whether the House would agree with the committee of the whole in their report, and it was determined in the affirmative.

Ordered, That the bill be engrossed.

And then the House adjourned until ten o'clock on Monday morning next.

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MONDAY, APRIL 6, 1835.

The House met pursuant to adjournment.

The remonstrance of sundry inhabitants of the city of Utica, against the passage of an act taxing the inhabitants of said city for defraying the expense of changing ihe northern termination of the Chenango canal, was read, and referred to the select committee on that subject, of which Mr. Shepard is chairman.

The remonstrance of the Canaan and Union Village Turnpike Road Company, 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.

Five several petitions of sundry inhabitants of the counties of Westchester and Putnam, praying for an alteration of the road leading from Somerstown plane to the village of Peekskill, were 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 manufacturers of flour in the city of Rochester, praying for the passage of an act prescribing a uniform measure for bran and shorts in this State, was read, and referred to a select committee, consisting of Mr. D. Sibley, Mr. E. Strong and Mr. Mallory.

The remonstrance of sundry inhabitants of the county of Erie, against the incorporation of the village of Aurora in said county, was read, and referred to the committee on the incorporation of cities and villages.

Mr. Adams, from the committee on grievances, to which was referred the petition of John Herkimer, for damages sustained by the construction of the Erie canal, reported; concluding, that in the opinion of the committee, the prayer of the petitioner ought not to be granted.

[See Document No. 356.]

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. Adams, from the committee on grievances, to which was referred the petition of Stephen Tuttle and others, for a remuneration for damages sustained by the flood and consequent overflowing of the Chemung canal, reported; concluding, that in the opinion of the committee, the prayer of the petitioners ought not to be granted.

[See Document No. 355.] Mr. Speaker put the question whether the House would agree with the committee in their said report, and it was determined in 'the affirmative.

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