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On motion of Mr. Wetmore, Resolved, That there shall be paid out of the contingent fund of this House, to each of its officers, (including the three deputy clerks,) the same compensation for expenses in travelling to their homes, as is allowed by law to members of the Legislature. The Senate returned the bill entitled “An act to provide for the payment of certain officers of the government, and for other purposes;” the bill entitled “An act authorising the raising by an equitable assessment upon the real estate situated in the city of Utica, the money required to be paid to the canal fund by an act to change the location of the northern termination of the Chenango canal;” and 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.” Ordered, That the Clerk deliver the said bills to the Governor. 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 regulate the taxation of the accounts of district attornies.” Also the bill entitled “An act to incorporate the Lumberland and Bethel turnpike road company.” Also the bill entitled “An act to take certain proof in respect to the claims of Nathan Bumpus and others against this State.” Also the bill entitled “An act to incorporate the village of Homer.” Also the bill entitled “An act in relation to laying out a highway in the town of Geneseo.” Also the bill entitled “An act in relation to the sales of land by the surveyor-general and the attorney-general.” Also the bill entitled “An act for the relief of Daniel Fowler.” Also the bill entitled “An act authorising the sale of certain lands in the village of Lewiston.” Also the bill entitled “An act for establishing and regulating a ferry across the Hudson river, between Sing-Sing in the town of Mount-Pleasant in the county of Westchester, and Slaughter's landing in the town of Clarkstown in the county of Rockland.” Also the bill entitled “An act in relation to the Erie canal.” Also the bill entitled “An act in relation to powers of attorney executed by married women, for the conveyance of real estate.” Also the bill entitled “An act authorising the canal commissioners to deepen the upper level of the Crooked lake canal, and for other purposes.” t Also the bill entitled “An act to prevent the sale of strong or spirituous liquors to paupers.” Also the bill entitled “An act for the relief of the First Christian party of Oneida Indians.”

Also the bill entitled “An act to revive and amend an act entitled ‘An act to incorporate the Eddyville bridge company,’ passed April 22d, 1831.” Also the bill entitled “An act to incorporate the Genesee seminary.” Also the bill entitled “An act to authorise the raising of money for the support of the Lancaster school in the city of Hudson.” Also the bill entitled “An act to provide for auditing the accounts of certain town officers in the several counties therein mentioned.” Also the bill entitled “An act to incorporate the Nassau academy.” Also the bill entitled “An act to incorporate the Susquehannah . steam navigation company.” Also the bill entitled “An act to authorise the mayor, aldermen and commonalty of the city of New-York to alter and regulate the plan of part of the said city.” Also the bill entitled “An act to incorporate the Lake Champlain steam-boat navigation company.” Also the bill entitled “An act to repeal the act therein mentioned.” Also the bill entitled “An act to compensate Samuel Farwell for services rendered to the State upon the Erie canal.” Also the bill entitled “An act to amend the act entitled ‘An act to create a fund for the benefit of the creditors of certain monied corporations, and for other purposes, passed April 2d, 1829.” Also the bill entitled “An act for the relief of William Jerome.” Also the bill entitled “An act to create and regulate a standard for measuring bran and shorts.” Also the bill entitled “An act confirming the election and classification of justices of the peace in the town of Brookhaven in the county of Suffolk.” Also the bill entitled “An act to incorporate the Putnam county iron company.” Also the bill entitled “An act authorising the mayor and common council of the city of Rochester to raise money by tax, for the purpose of erecting a market, and for other purposes.” Also the bill entitled “An act to amend an act entitled ‘An act in relation to the superintendents of the poor of the several counties of this State, passed April 25th, 1832.” Also the bill entitled “An act to enlarge the powers of commissioners of highways.” Also the bill entitled “An act in relation to the Capitol.” Also the bill entitled “An act in relation to the State prisons.” Also the bill entitled “An act for the relief of John Hill, Jenny Hill and Anthony Otsequette.” Also the bill entitled “An act to incorporate the Fishkill educa

tion society.” Also the bill entitled “An act for the relief of Josiah Rawson and

Robert Toan.”
Also 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.”

Also the bill entitled “An act to amend title second of chapter fifteenth of part first of the Revised Statutes, entitled “Of common schools.’”

Also the bill entitled “An act to authorise the raising by an equitable assessment upon the real estate situated in the city of Utica, the money required to be paid to the canal fund by an act to change the northern termination of the Chenango canal.”

Also the bill entitled “An act for the payment of certain officers

of the government, and for other purposes.” W. L. MARCY. .Albany, JMay 11, 1835.

A message from the Senate, delivered by Mr. Livingston and Mr. Tracy, was received, informing that the Senate were ready to adjourn.

Ordered, That Mr. Wetmore and Mr. Blatchley wait upon the Governor, and inform him, that unless he has some further business to lay before the Legislature, this House is ready to adjourn.

Ordered, That Mr. Cash and Mr. Hillyer be a committee to wait upon the Senate, and inform them that this House is ready to adOurn. J Mr. Cash reported, that pursuant to the order of the House, Mr. Hillyer and himself had waited upon the Senate, and informed them that this House was ready to adjourn.

Mr. Wetmore reported, that pursuant to the order of the House, Mr. Blatchley and j; had waited upon the Governor, and informed him, that unless he had some further business to lay before the Legislature, this House was ready to adjourn; and that the Governor had been pleased to say that he had no further communication to make to the Lcgislature.

On motion of Mr. Patterson,

Resolved unanimously, That the thanks of this House be presented to the Hon. Charles Humphrey, Speaker of the Assembly, for the able, dignified and impartial manner with which he has discharged the arduous and responsible duties of the chair; and that in retiring from the station he has so honorably and faithfully filled, he will carry with him the best wishes of the members of this House.

To which his Honor the Speaker made the following reply:

GENTLEMEN,

Our public services having ended, we are about to return to our individual avocations, and to the enjoyments and duties of domestic life.

On looking back through the period which we have passed together, we can find great cause for mutual congratulation, and but little for unpleasant reflection. Our proceedings have been distinguished by as much of harmony and good temper, and as little embittered by party asperity or personal collision, as has been the lot of any of our predecessors in this Hall. I may not, on this occasion, speak of the talents of this House, individually or collectively; but I may, without impropriety, claim for its members the credit which is due to industrious and patient labor in the public service. A very small and comparatively unimportant proportion of the business submitted to us has been left undisposed of; and in the amount and importance of what has been accomplished, taking into view the increasing population and business of the State, our proceedings will be found to sustain a favorable comparison with those of any former session. In this moment of separation, it affords us a melancholy pleasure to turn from the cold and perplexing business of legislation, to the indulgence of those kindlier feelings connected with the social relations which we sustain towards each other. When we came together in this hall from the various sections of the State, many of us met for the first time. Many of us then met with the indifference with which strangers regard each other, who will now part with the regrets which attend the departure of friends. As men, we can appreciate the sentiments which such a relation inspires. Statesmen can appreciate the influence of such a cause upon the stability of our political institutions. I take this opportunity, with great pleasure, to acknowledge my obligations to the Clerk of the House, for the aid which I have received from his intelligence and experience. The progress of business has been greatly facilitated by the methodical arrangements in his department, and the prompt attention of those connected with it. It is also due to the officers of the House, to bear testimony to the fidelity with which they have filled their several stations, on which the preservation of order and the comfort of members essentially depend. I entered upon the duties of the chair with a distrust of my ability to discharge them. They are always arduous, often delicate and embarrassing. It has been my endeavor, by an adherence to our rules, and a strict impartiality with regard to members, and such attention to the general subjects of legislation as my peculiar duties would permit, to promote the despatch of business, and retain the confidence of the House. That I have succeeded in the latter respect beyond my hopes, I have the gratifying assurance contained in the resolution which you have just passed, and in the unanimity with which it was adopted. Gentlemen, I have throughout the session been cheered and encouraged in my official labors by your constant and liberal support. In our personal intercourse, courtesy and kindness have prevailed without an exception. For all this, I cannot content myself with rendering you a mere formal acknowledgment of thanks... I feel that I owe you a deep and lasting debt of gratitude. With my best wishes for your prosperity and happiness, I now bid you, each and all, an affectionate farewell. The Speaker then adjourned the House sine die. P. REYNOLDS, JR. Clerk.

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INDEX

TO THE

JOURNAL OF THE ASSEMBLY.
1835.

A.

Abbott's corners, road from, to Buffalo, see Erie county.
Abbott, Nerum, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76, 161
Academies, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 564, 585, 643
African Washington free school society, see New-York.
Agricultural school, New-York State,. 433, 515, 581, 621, 739
Albany county commissioners of deeds, ... . . . . . . . . . . . . 66, 909
Albany Young Men's association, 110, 114, 215, 219, 228, 238,
365
Albany Protestant Reformed Dutch church, 124, 137, 187, 290,
352, 548, 593
Albany to Owego, M'Adam road, 153, 160, 190, 216, 222, 266,
374, 885
Albany city wards, &c..... 177, 189, 283, 378, 412, 419, 433,
526, 539, 572, 575, 576, 636
Albany, bridge across the Hudson river at, 210, 242, 258, 267,
282, 288, 301, 317, 332, 354, 367, 395, 437, 585
Albany firemen, see Firemen in cities, privileges of.
Albany, Mechanics' and Farmers' bank, see Banks.
Albany water-works, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 286, 597, 754
Albany city, collectors of taxes, ... . . . . . . . 288, 297, 303, 306
Albany Burgesses corps, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 326, 425, 698
Albany county mutual insurance company, .. 280, 401, 543, 658
Albany city, fifth ward justice, ... . . . . . . . . . . . . . 412, 425, 429
Albany basin, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 681, 704, 729
Albany society for the relief of orphan and destitute children, 708,
711, 738
Albany and Rensselaer, inspection of flour in the counties of 727,
- 747, 795
Allegany county, new town in, see Almond, Angelica and Alfred.
Allegany county, bridge across the Genesee river in, ...... 106
Allegany county congregational society, ... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 584
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