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The annual report of W. P. Lansing, an inspector of lumber in the county of Albany, was received and read.

See Document No. 53.]

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

A copy of a resolution of the Senate was received and read, informing that they have concurred with this House in its resolution of the fourteenth instant, appointing a joint committee to inquire into the expediency of establishing in this State, industral, agricultural, mechanical, scientific and literary institutes or schools; and have appointed Mr. Mack, Mr. Fisk and Mr. Lacy, of the committee on the part of the Senate.

Mr. Suffern, from the committee on engrossed bills, reported, that the committee had examined the engrossed bill entitled "An act for the relief of Jacob I. Timmerman," and find the same correctly engrossed.

Thereupon,
The said engrossed bill was read the third time.
Resolved, that the bill do pass.,

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

Mr. Moseley gave notice that he would, at some future day, ask leave of the House to introduce a bill to amend an act' entitled “An act to incorporate the city of Buffalo.”

On motion of Mr. Phillips, Resolved, That the committec on the judiciary be instructed to inquire into the expediency of providing by law, that no judgment hereafter to be rendered in the Supreme Court of this State, shall be a lien on any lands or other real estate, unless a transcript of such judgment, certified by a clerk of the Supreme Court, shall first be filed and docketed in the office of the clerk of the county in which such lands or other real estate may be situated; and that said committee report thereon, by bill or otherwise, with all convenient speed.

Mr. Wager gave notice that he would, on some future day, ask leave to introduce a bill authorising masters in chancery to take the acknowledgment of deeds and other conveyances.

Mr. Woodward gave notice that he would, on some future day, ask leave to introduce a bill to reduce the tolls on the Cattaraugus bridge.

Mr. Krum gave notice that he would, on some future day, ask leave to introduce a bill regulating the service of declarations in courts of record, Ordered, That Mr. Crain have leave of absnce for eight days.

On motion of Mr. Moseley, Resolved, That the committee on the judiciary be instructed to inquire, and report to this House, as to the expediency of repealing so much of the act prescribing the compensation of the members of the Legislature, as to omit the words, “after his arrival at the place of meeting of either house, or on his way thereto," in the

fourth section of the sixth title of the seventh chapter of the first part of the Revised Statutes.

The House then resolved itself into a committee of the whole, or the bill entitled "An act to appoint commissioners to lay out a road from the village of Skaneateles to the village of Camillus in the county of Onondaga;” and after some time spent thereon, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. M. H. Sibley, 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 relative to supplying vacancies in the of. fice of justice of the peace;" and after some time spent thereon, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Moseley, 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 relative to the court of general sessions of the county of Onondaga;” and after some time spent thereon, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Wermore, 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 authorise William Woods to keep erected a dam across the Canisteo river;" and after some time spent théreon, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Ogden, from the said committee, 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 engrosseda

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

SATURDAY, JANUARY 17, 1835.

The House met parsuant to adjournment.

The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Sullivan, praying for the aid of the State in the construction of the NewYork and Erie rail-road, was read, and referred to the committee on rail-roads.

The petition of the directors of the village of Kingston, praying for an amendment of the charter of said village, was read, and referred to the committee on the incorporation of cities and villages.

The petition of sundry citizens of the city and county of NewYork, praying for a repeal of the law of the last session, proscribing botanic practice, was read, and referred to a select committee, consisting of one member from each Senate district.

Thereupon, Ordered, That Mr. J. Hascall, Mr. Burhans, Mr. Livingston, Mr. Moore, Mr. J. Clark, Mr. Pettit, Mr. Fisher and Mr. Richmond, be the said committce.

The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Washington, praying that relief may be granted to Plynn Darby, for losses al leged to have been sustained in consequence of the mis-measurement of certain excavation performed by him on the Champlain canal, and for other purposes, was read, and referred to the committee on grievances.

The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Broome, praying for the passage of an act authorising the Canal Commissioners to construct a lock from the Chenango river to the Chenango canal, near the mouth of the Onondaga river, was read, and referred to the committee on canals and internal improvements..

The petition of Nirum Abbott of the town of Elmira in the county of Tioga, praying compensation for damages alleged to have been sustained in consequence of a break in the Chemung canal, was read, and referred to the committee on grievances.

The petition of Uriah Jacobs of the town of Owego in the county of Tioga, praying compensation for services rendered during the revolutionary war, was read, and referred to the committee on claims.

Mr. Patterson, from the committee on the petitions of aliens, to which was referred the petition of Ann Hoop, James Hoop and William Hoop of the town of Pamelia in the county of Jefferson, reported; and asked leave to introduce a bill.

[See Document No. 45.]

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

Mr. Patterson, according to leave, brought in the said bill, entitled “An act for the relief of Ann Hoop, James Hoop and William Hoop;" 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. Palmer, from the committee on the erection and division of towns and counties, to which was referred the petition of sundry inhabitants of the town of Perrysburgh in the county of Cattarau. gus, praying for a division of said town, reported a bill, entitled An act to divide the town of Perrysburgh in the county of Cattaraugus;" 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. Livingston, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred 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,” reported, that the said bill is not accompanied by the requisite legal notices, and the committee are of the opinion that the same ought not to be passed into a law.

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

Mr. Livingston, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act authorising parties and persons interested in suits at law in courts of record, to be examined as witnesses,” 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. Quackenboss, from the committee on trade and manufactures, to which was referred the bill entitled "An act directing the appointment of four inspectors of flour and meal for the city and county of New York, and regulating the inspection thereof,” 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. Roosevelt, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the preamble and resolution submitted to the House, in relation to an amendment of the Constitution of this State, so far as respects the duty on salt and on sales at auction, reported:

[See Document No. 49.] Ordered, That the said report, preamble and resolution, be committed to a committee of the whole house.

Mr. Livingston, from the committee on the judiciary, to which was referred the petition of Samuel W. Spencer, surrogate of the county of Livingston, reported; and offered the following resolution:

[See Document No. 47.] Resolved, That the prayer of the petitioner ought not to be granted.

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

Mr. Patterson, from the committee on the petitions of aliens, to which was referred the petition of Antonio Alexander Boler, an alien, reported; and recommended that the prayer of the petitioner be denied.

[See Document No. 48.] 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. A. Woodworth, from the select committee to which was referred the petition of sundry inhabitants of the town of Florence in the county of Oneida, praying for the passage of a law authorising a bounty for the killing of bears, reported; and asked leáve to introduce a bill.

[See Document No. 43.]

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

Mr. A. Woodworth, according to leave, brought in the said bill, entitled “An act relative to the destruction of bears in the town of Florence, Oneida county;" 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.

A communication froni 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 the petition of Curtis Peck, praying for permission to build a suitable wharf or dock for the landing of passengers and freight from the steam-boats in which he is concerned, in the town of Rye in Westchester county, respectfully report:

[See Document No. 51.] Ordered, That the said report be referred to a select committee, consisting of Mr. Lockwood, Mr. Crosby and Mr. P. W. Paddock.

The annual report of Richard B. Fosdick, an inspector of flaxseed in the city and county of New York, was received and read.

[See Document No. 57.]

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

Mr. Suffern, from the committee on engrossed bills, reported, that the committee have examined the engrossed bill entitled "An act to authorise William Woods to keep erected a ,dam across the Canisteo river," and the engrossed bill entitled "An act relative to the court of general sessions of the county of Onondaga," and find the said bills severally correctly engrossed.

Thereupon,
The said engrossed bill, entitled "An act to authorise William
Woods to keep erected a dam across the Canisteo river," was read
the third time.

Resolved, that the bill do pass.

The said engrossed bill, entitled "An act relative to the court of general sessions of the county of Onondaga,” 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.

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

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