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Mr. Davis
Mr. Dayan
Mr. Denniston
Mr. Farwell
Mr. Finch

Mr. Patterson
Mr. Pettit
Mr. Phillips
Mr. Philo
Mr. Plumb

Mr. Williams
Mr. Woodbury
Mr. Woodward
Mr. A. Woodworth

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The engrossed bill from the Senate, entitled "An act for the erection of State prison buildings for female convicts," was read the third time.

Resolved, That the bill do pass.

The engrossed bill from the Senate, entitled "An act authorising Jonathan Thompson and George W. Thompson to erect and maintain docks in the city of Brooklyn,” was read the third time.

Resolved, That the bill do pass.

Ordered, That the clerk deliver the said bills to the Senate, and inform them that this House have passed the same severally without amendment.

On motion of Mr. Gray, Resolved, That the Comptroller be requested to report to this House, how long the interest on the money loaned, and proposed to be loaned, for the construction of the Chenango canal, can be paiil from the premiums on such loans; and also whethere there is any legal provision to pay the interest on the stock issued, after such premiums are exhausted.

Ordered, That the act to amend the act entitled "An act to incorporate the Washington county insurance company," be referred to a select committee, consisting of Mr. Moore, Mr. M'Kie and Mr. Horton, to report the same complete,

Ordered, That the committee of the whole be discharged from the further consideration of the bill entitled "An act to extend the act in relation to the State hall, passed April 1st, 1834;" and that the same be referred to a select committee, consisting of Mr. Lockwood, Mr. A. Hascall and Mr. Clinch, to report complete.

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

Resolved, That the House do now lay all other business on the table, for the purpose of acting on the bill reported by the select committee on State prisons. Ordered, That the said resolution be laid upon the table.

On motion of Mr. Shepard, Resolved, That Enoch Burrows have leave to withdraw the documents and papers accompanying his petition for relief.

In pursuance of previous notice, Mr. Griswold asked for and obtained leave to bring in a bill, entitled "An act to incorporate the Nassau academy;" 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. Griswold, Mr. Springer and Mr. Beecher, to report complete.

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

Resolved, That the committee of the whole be discharged from

the consideration of the bill cntitled "An act to incorporate a fire company in the town of Haverstraw in the county of Rockland,” and that the said bill be ordered to be engrossed.

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

Ordered, That the committee of the whole be discharged from the consideration of the engrossed bill from the Senate, entitled "An act to incorporate an asylum for the relief of the children of poor widowers and widows in Greenwich village in the city of New-York;” and that the same be referred to a select committee, consisting of Mr. Hicks, Mr. Rice and Mr. Denniston, to report complete.

Ordered, That the committee of the wholc be discharged from the further consideration of the bill entitled “An act for the relief of the Central asylum for the instruction of the deaf and dumb;" and that the same be referred to a select committee, consisting of Mr. T. Lewis, Mr. Parker and Mr. Gray, to report complete.

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

Resolved, (if the Senate concur,) That a committee of threc be appointed, to consist of one member of the Senate and two members of the Assembly, to examine the accounts and vouchers of the Treasurer, pursuant to the provision of title four of chapter eight of the first part of the Revised Statutes. Ordered, That the said resolution be aid upon the table.

Ordered, That the committee of the whole be discharged from the further consideration of the bill entitled "An act for the survey of canal routes from the Sacandaga river to the Erie and Champlain canals;" and that the same be referred to a select committee, consisting of Mr. Odell, Mr. Dayan and Mr. A. Hascall, to report complete. · And then the House adjourned until ten o'clock on Monday morning next.

MONDAY, APRIL 20, 1835.

The House met pursuant to adjournment.

The petition of Jane Barlow of the county of Essex, praying for a divorce, was read, and referred to the committee on the judiciary.

The petition of the Wallabout and Brooklyn Toll-Bridge Company, praying for the passage of a law authorising them to sell their bridge and road to the city of Brooklyn, 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 western and middle part of the State, praying for the removal of the Central Asylum

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for the instruction of the deaf and dumb, to some place in the western part of the State, was read, and committed to the committee of the whole when on the bill upon that subject.

Mr. King, from the committee on public lands, to which was referred the resolution of this House of the seventh of February last, relative to the payment of purchase money for lands hereafter sold by the Surveyor-General, reported a bill, entitled “An act in relation to the sales of lands by the surveyor-general and the at. torney-general;" 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. 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 James Slocum, praying for the passage of an act authorising him to establish a ferry between the city of Buffalo and Fort Erie in Upper Canada, reported, that in the opinion of the committee, the prayer of the petitioner ought not to be granted.

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. 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 county of Erie, praying for a repeal of the act authorising Elijah Leech and others to erect a toll-bridge across Buffalo creek, passed March 15th, 1822, reported, that in the opinion of the committee, the prayer of the petitioners ought not to be granted.

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

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 engrossed bill from the Senate, entitled "An act for the building of a bridge across the Genesec river in the county of Monroe," reported, that no notices of the application having been published, the committee are of the opinion that the said bill ought not to be passed into a law.

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. Anthony, from the committee on the establishment and improvement of roads and bridges, and the incorporation of turnpike companies, to which were referred the petitions of sundry inhabitants of the counties of Seneca and Cayuga, in relation to the free bridge across the Seneca river, reporied; concluding, that in the opinion of the committce, the prayer of the petition ought to be denied.

[See Document No. 383.

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. King, from the committee on public lands, to which was referred the engrossed bill from the Senate, entitled "An act respecting Aries and First-streets in the village of Oswego,” reportcd, that the committee have examined the said bill, and see no reason why the same should not be passed into a law, and recommend that it be ordered to a third reading.

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

Mr. Ringgold, from the committee on the incorporation of cities and villages, to which was referred the engrossed bill from the Senate, entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to consolidate and amend the charter of the village of Watertown,' passed April 26th, 1831," reported, that the committee have examined the said bill, and sec no reason why the same should not be passed into a law, and recommend that it be ordered to a third reading.

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. Tomlinson, from the committee on the incorporation of cities and villages, to which was referred the engrossed bill from the Senate, entitled "An act authorising the appointment of commissioners to lay out streets, avenues and squares in the city of Brooklyn," reported, that the committee have examined the said bill, and see no reason why the same should not be passed into a law, and recommend that it be ordered to a third reading.

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. King, from the committee on public lands, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act to provide for the redemption of a part of the arsenal lot in the county of Franklin,” reported, that the committee have examined the said bill, and are of the opinion tha t the same ought to be passed into a law, and recommend that it be ordered to be engrossed.

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. 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 Buffalo, praying for authority to construct a bridge across Buffalo creek on the Indian reservation, and also across the Skajaqueda creek on the road to Batavia, reported a bill, entitled “An act authorising the supervisors of the county of Erie to raise money to build certain bridges;" which was read the first time, and by unanimous consent was also read a second time.

Thereupon, Mr. Moseley 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. Moseley, and it was unanimously determined in the affirmative. · Mr. Wilkinson, from the committee on the incorporation and alteration of the charters of banking and insurance companies, reported the following resolution:

Resolved, That the standing committee on the incorporation and alteration of the charters of banking and insurance companies, be discharged from the further consideration of the several petitions for the incorporation of banks, and the increase of the capital stock of certain banks, which were referred to the said commitice; and that the petitioners have leave to withdraw said petitions.

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

Mr. Livingston, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the petition of the trustees of Union Society, and the wardens and vestry of St. Luke's church in the county of Westchester, praying for authority to sell certain joint property, reported a biil, entitled "An act relative to the trustees of Union society of the town of Somers, Westchester county, and the wardens and vestry of St. John's church of said county;" 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. Crosby, Mr. P. W. Paddock and Mr. Lockwood, to report complete.

The House then proceeded to the consideration of the report of the committee on the incorporation and alteration of the charters of banking and insurance companies, to which were severally referred the resolution of the Assembly of the thirteenth of January, instructing the said committee to inquire into the expediency of requiring all banks in this State, subject to the Safety fund law, to keep their bills at par in the city of New York; and also the resolution of the Assembly of the tenth of January, directing the committee to inquire into the expediency of providing by law for the collection of highway taxes from banking companies; the said report concluding, that the committee were not prepared to recommend any legislation upon the specific matters referred to them in the respective resolutions, and asked to be discharged from their further consideration.

Thereupon, Mr. Hough offered for the consideration of the House, a resolution, which, being amended, was read, in the words following, to wit:

Resolved, That the report of the committee on the incorporation and alteration of the charters of banking and insurance companies, upon the resolution of the tenth of January last, directing said committee to inquire into the expediency of providing by law for the collection of highway taxes from banking companies, be refer

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