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red to a select committee, together with the petitions upon that subject, with instructions to report a bill for the assessment and collection of taxes for the improvement of highways, from monied and manufacturing incorporations, either upon the capital stock, or upon individual stockholders to the amount of their stock, or both, as in the opinion of said committee shall be most expedient.

Debates were had thereon; and while the same was under con-sideration, Mr. Patterson made a motion that the House should agree to amend the said resolution, by inserting after the word

the,” where it occurs before the word “report” in the first line of the said resolution, the words “House disagree with the.”

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

NAYS 59

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AYES 29
The ayes and nays being required by ten members,

Those who voted in the negative are

Mr. Adams
Mr. Anthony
Mr. Beecher
Mr. Benjamin
Mr. Bennet
Mr. Burhans
Mr. Barnum
Mr. Cadwell
Mr. Carpenter
Mr. Cash
Mr. A. Clark
Mr. J. Clark
Mr. Clinch
Mr. Coe
Mr. Conklin
Mr. Crary
Mr. Crosby
Mr. Cuykendall
Mr. Davis
Mr. Denniston

Mr. Eldred
Mr. Finch
Mr. Gray
Mr. Harvey
Mr. A. Hascall
Mr. Hicks
Mr. Hiller
Mr. Horton
Mr. Hough
Mr. Jackson
Mr. Judd
Mr. King
Mr. Livingston
Mr. Lytle
Mr. Mollory
Mr. Moore
Mr. Odell
Mr. P. W. Paddock
Mr. W. S. Paddock
Mr. Phillips

Mr. Powers
Mr. Ringgold
Mr. Seger
Mr. Shafer
Mr. Shepard
Mr. Speaker
Mr. Springer
Mr. Stetson
Mr. Suffern
Mr. Tillinghast
Mr. Tomlinson
Mr. Wager
Mr. Warren
Mr. Whecler
Mr. Wilcoxson
Mr. Wilkinson
Mr. Williams
Mr. Woodbury
Mr. Wylie

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Those who voted in the affirmative are

Mr. Brooks
Mr. A. Brown
Mr. G. Brown
Mr. Burke
Mr. Burr
Mr. C. Clark

Mr. T. Lewis
Mr. M'Cluer
Mr. M'Kie
Mr. Moseley
Mr. Niles
Mr. Ostrom

Mr. D. Sibley
Mr. M. H. Sibley
Mr. C. Strong
Mr. E. Strong
Mr. Tyrrel
Mr. Van Bergen

Mr. Farwell
Mr. J. Haskell
Mr. Healy
Mr. Krum

Mr. Patterson
Mr. Plumb
Mr. Richmond
Mr. Roosevelt

Mr. Waldron
Mr. Woodward
Mr. W. Woodworth

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

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The ayes and noes being required by ten members,

Those who voted in the affirmative are Mr. Adams

Mr. A. Hascall Mr. Richmond
Mr. Anthony

Mr. J. Haskell Mr. Ringgold
Mr. Baker
Mr. Healy

Mr. Roosevelt
Mr. Beccher
Mr. Hicks

Mr. Seger
Mr. Benjamin Mr. Hiller

Mr. Shafer
Mr. Bennet
Mr. Horton

Mr. Shepard
Mr. Brooks
Mr. Hough

Mr. D. Sibley
Mr. A. Brown Mr. Jackson

Mr. M. H. Sibley
Mr. G. Brown Mr. Judd

Mr. Speaker
Mr. Burhans
Mr. King

Mr. Springer
Mr. Burke
Mr. Krum

Mr. Sietson
Mr. Barnum

Mr. T. Lewis Mr. C. Strong
Mr. Burr
Mr. Livingston

Mr. E. Strong
Mr. Cadwell

Mr. Lockwood Mr. Suffern
Mr. Carpenter
Mr. Lytle

Mr. Tillinghast
Mr. Cash
Mr. Mallory

Mr. Tomlinson
Mr. A. Clark
Mr. M'Cluer

Mr. Tyrrel
Mr. C. Clark
Mr. M'Kie

Mr. Van Bergen
Mr. J. Clark
Mr. Moore

Mr. Wager
Mr. Clinch
Mr. Moseley

Mr. Waldron
Mr. Coe
Mr. Niles

Mr. Warren
Mr. Conklin
Mr. Odell

Mr. Wheeler
Mr. Crary
Mr. Ostrom

Mr. Wilcoxson
Mr. Crosby

Mr. P. W. Paddock Mr. Wilkinson Mr. Cuykendall Mr. W. S. Paddock Mr. Williams Mr. Davis

Mr. Patierson Mr. Woodbury
Mr. Denniston Mr. Phillips

Mr. Woodward
Mr. Eldred
Mr. Philo

Mr. A. Woodworth
Mr. Farwell
Mr. Plumb

Mr. W.Woodworth Mr. Finch Mr. Powers

Mr. Wylie Mr. Gray

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Ordered, That Mr. Hough, Mr. M. H. Sibley, Mr. Stetson, Mr. King and Mr. Williams, be the said committee.

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

Resolved, That the House do agree with the report of the committee upon the resolution of this House 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. Ordered, That the said resolution be laid upon the table.

A communication from John M'Lean, a Regent or the University, was received and read, in the words following, to wit:

Battenville, Washington Co. N. Y: April 17, 1835. To the Hon. CHARLES HUMPHREY,

Speaker of the Assembly. SIR, Having been informed of the resolutions of the Senate and Assembly, conferring upon me the office of Regent of the University of this State, I beg you to communicate to the House over which you preside, my acceptance of that office, and my respectful acknowledgments of that mark of their regard and confidence.

I have the honor to be,
Your obedient servant,

JOHN M'LEAN.

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

And then the House adjourned until four o'clock this afternoon.

FOUR O'CLOCK P. M.

The House met pursuant to adjournment.

The House then again resolved itself into a committee of the whole, on the bill entitled "An act relating to the support of paupers in the counties of St. Lawrence, Clinton and Franklin;" and after some time spent thereon, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Phillips, from the said committee, 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.

The House then resolved itself into a committee of the whole, on the bill entitled "An act to define the powers and regulate the proceedings of rail-road corporations," and the several bills for the incorporation of rail-road companies; and after some time spent thereon, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Wager, from the said committee, reported progress, and asked for leave to sit again.

Thereupon, The question on granting leave being divided, Mr. Speaker put the question whether the House would agree to

grant the committee leave to sit again upon the bill to define the powers and regulate the proceedings of rail-road corporations, and it was determined in the negative.

Mr. Speaker put the question whether the House would agree to grant the committee leave to sit again upon the several bills for the incorporation of rail-ruad companies, and it was deterained in the affirmative.

The House then resolved itself into a committee of the whole, on the bill entitled “An act to amend the act to create a fund for the benefit of the creditors of certain monied corporations, and for other purposes, passed April 2d, 1829;" and after some time spent thereon, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Wager, 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 to authorise the establishment of the New-York State lunatic asylum;" and after some time spent thereon, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Wager, from the said committee, reported progress, and asked for and obtained leave to sit again.

Ordered, That Mr. Baker have leave of absence for two weeks; and Mr. Groom, Mr. Murphy and Mr. Kent, for four days each.

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

TO THE ASSEMBLY. GENTLEMEN,

I have this day approved and signed the bill entitled “An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to amend the several acts relating to the city of Albany, and to combine the same into one act,' passed April 2d, 1827,' and for other purposes.”.

Also the bill entitled "An act to extend the time for completing the New-York and Harlem rail-road, and for other purposes."

Also the bill entitled “An act to amend the act entitled 'An act to incorporate and vest certain powers in the freeholders and inhabitants of the village of Williamsburgh in the county of Kings,' passed April 14th, 1827."

Also the bill entitled "An act to raise money in the county of Genesee, to build and repair certain bridges in the town of China."

Also the bill entitled "An act to change the time of holding the court of common pleas and general sessions in the county of Schoharie."

Also the bill entitled "An act to amend an act entitled 'An act authorising the board of supervisors of the county of St. Lawrence to lay a tax on the town of Oswegatchie, to be invested in an academy and lot, and for other purposes,' passed April 26th, 1833.”

Also the bill entitled “An act altering the name of Posteritas Pope Benton."

Also the bill entitled "An act confirming the official acts of Abram Hawn, a justice of the peace.”

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Also the bill cntitled “An act to confirm the official acts of Russel Whiting, as first secretary of the Genesee manual labor seminary."

Also the bill entitled “An act to amend the several laws relating to taxes upon dogs.”

Also the bill entitled "An act incorporating the Chenango canal bridge company in the county of Broome.”

Also the bill entitled "An act authorising James L. Voorhees and Asher Tappan to erect a toll-bridge across the Seneca river."

Also the bill entitled "An act further to amend an act entitled *An act to incorporate the city of Buffalo.'”

Also the bill entitled “An act to incorporate the Petersburgh, Grafton and Brunswick turnpike company."

Also the bill entitled "An act to provide for repairing the clerk's office in the county of Warren.”

Also the bill entitled "An act to prohibit the sale of ardent spirits to ihe St. Regis Indians."

Also the bill entitled “An act to authorise William H. Spencer to construct a dam across the Genesee river."

W. L. MARCY. Albany, April 20, 1835.

A copy of a resolution of the Senate was received and read, in the words following, to wit:

Resolved, (if the Assembly concur,) That the Legislature will, on Wednesday next at 12-o'clock at noon, proceed to the choice of a Regent of the University, in the place of the honorable John Sudam, deceased.

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

A copy of a resolution of the Senate was received and read, in the words following, to wit:

Resolved by the Senate and Assembly of the State of New York, That each of the incorporated banks in ihis State do report to the Lcgislature, by the 15th day of January next, a statement of the total amount of its bills put in circulation as money, and outstanding on the 1st day of January next, and of each denomination thereof.

Thereupon, Resolved, That this House do concur with the Senate in their said resolution.

Ordered, That the Clerk deliver a copy of the preceding resolution of concurrence to the Senate.

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

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