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Debates were had upon the said motion of Mr. Roosevelt; and the question being put whether the House would agree thereto, it was determined in the affirmative.

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Mr. Blatchly Mr. A. Brown Mr. G. Brown Mr. Burke Mr. Burr Mr. Cash Mr. C. Clark Mr. J. Clark Mr. Clinch Mr. Conklin Mr. Crosby Mr. Farwell Mr. Fisher Mr. Griswold Mr. A. Hascall Mr. J. Haskell Mr. Healy Mr. Hendee Mr. Herttell Mr. Hildreth

Mr. Hillyer Mr. Horton Mr. Hutchinson Mr. Ingersoll Mr. Jones Mr. Livingston Mr. Mallory Mr. M'Cluer Mr. M'Kie Mr. M'Neil Mr. Moore Mr. Moseley Mr. Murphy Mr. Niles Mr. Patterson Mr. Pettit Mr. Phillips Mr. Plumb Mr. Rice Mr. Richmond

Mr. Roosevelt Mr. Seger Mr. D. Sibley Mr. M. H. Sibley Mr. Simmons. Mr. Speaker Mr. Springer Mr. C. Strong Mr. E. Strong Mr. Suffern Mr. Tillinghast Mr. Tomlinson Mr. Tyrrel Mr. Waldron Mr. Wetmore Mr. Wheeler Mr. Woodward Mr. A. Woodworth Mr. W. Wood worth

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Mr. Wylie

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[See Document No. 60.)

Ordered, That the usual number of copies of the resolution, with the recital, presented to the House on the seventh instant, relative to an amendment of the Constitution relative to the salt and auction duties, be printed for the use of the Legislature.

(See Document No. 59.]

On motion of Mr. Adams, Resolved, That the Clerk of this House be authorised to deliver the petition of Jacob Van Dorn, praying remuneration for damages alleged to have been sustained in consequence of the construction of the dam across the Schoharie creek in the county of Montgomery, to the said petitioner.

Ordered, That the committee of the whole be discharged from the consideration of the bill entitled "An act to authorise the clerk of the city and county of New York to procure a book of record, and to make entries therein of judgments docketed in the court of of common pleas of said county;" and that the same be referred to a select committee, consisting of Mr. Wetmore, Mr. Rice and Mr. Roosevelt, to consider and report thereon.

The House then again proceeded to the consideration of the bill entitled "An act to prevent the circulation within this State of all bank notes of a less denomination than five dollars."

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

Ordered, That the usual number of copies of the said bill be printed for the use of the Legislature.

On motion of Mr. Adams,

Resolved, That the committee on grievances be discharged from the further consideration of the petition of sundry inhabitants of Washington county, praying thai relief may be granted to Plynn Darby, for losses sustained in consequence of mismeasurement of certain excavation done by him on the Champlain canal; and that the same be referred to the Canal Commissioners.

The House then again resolved itself into a committee of the whole, on the bill entitled "An act relative to supplying the village of Whitehall with pure and wholesome water;" and alter some time spent thereon, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Groom, from the said committee, reported progress, and asked for and obtained leave to sit again.

The Senate returned the bill entitled “An act relative to the court of general sessions of the county of Onondaga.”

Ordered, That the Clerk deliver the said bill to the Governor.
A message from the Senate was read, informing that they have

passed the bill entitled "An act to authorise William Wood to keep erected a dam across the Canisteo river," without amendment.

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

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

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The House met pursuant to adjournment. Mr. Finch, a member of Assembly, duly elected in and for the county of Orange, to fill the vacancy occasioned by the death of Robert Fowler, appeared in the Assembly chamber; and the oath prescribed by the Constitution of this State, having been duly administered to him by the Speaker,

Ordered, That Mr. Finch do lake his seat.

The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Livingston, praying for the construction of a canal from Rochester to Olean, with a branch to Dansville, was read, and referred to the committee on canals and internal improvements.

The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Chenango, praying for an extension of the Chenango canal from Binghamton in the county of Broome, to Owego in the county of Tioga, was read, and referred to the committee on canals and internal improvements.

The peti:ion of Mary Johnston, widow of John Johnston deceased, late of the county of Cattaraugus, praying for the passage of a law authorising the heirs of said Johnston, an alien, to take and hold certain real estate, and for other purposes, was read, and referred to the committee on the petitions of aliens,

Two several petitions of sundry inhabitants of the counties of Cayuga, Seneca, Ontario, Wayne and Monroe, praying for the incorporation of a company to construct a rail-road from the village of Auburn to the city of Rochester, were read, and referred to the committee on rail-roads.

The remonstrance of sundry inhabitants of the town of Haverstraw in the county of Rockland, against the passage of an act authorising St. John Constant to establish a ferry between Peekskill and Caldwell's landing, 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 village of Kingsborough in the county of Montgomery, praying for the incorporation of the academy in said village, was read, and referred to the committee on colleges, academies and common schools.

The petition of sundry inhabitants of the counties of Wayne and

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Ontario, praying for the erection of a new county from parts of said counties, was read, and referred to the committee on the erection and division of towns and counties.

The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Chenango, praying for the incorporation of a bank, by the name and style of the 'Wool-Growers' Bank, to be located at Norwich in said county, was read, and referred to the committee on the incorporation and alteration of the charters of banking and insurance companies.

The petition of Jacob Trumpbour of the town of Saugerties in the county of Ulster, praying for compensation for services alleged to have been performed for the benefit of the people of this State, was read, and referred to the committee on claims.

The petition of James Averill of St. Johnsville in the county of Montgomery, praying compensation for damages alleged to have been sustained by a breach in a dam belonging to the people of this State, across the Mohawk river, was read, and referred to the Canal Commissioners.

Ten several petitions of sundry inhabitants of the counties of Saratoga, New-York, Dutchess, Genesee, Cortland, Clinton, Lewis, Oneida, Tompkins and Tioga, praying for a repeal of the law of last session prohibiting botanic practice, were read, and referred to the setect committee on that subject, of which Mr. J. Haskell is chairman.

· The petition of sundry inhabitants of the towns of Brighton and Pittsford in the county of Monroe, praying for the passage of an act authorising the surplus waters of the Erie canal to be used for hydraulic purposes, was read, and referred to the Canal Commissioners.

Five several petitions of sundry inhabitants of the county of Erie, praying for the incorporation of a company to construct a rail-road from the termination of the Tonawanda rail-road, to Buffalo, were read, and referred to the committee on rail-roads.

The petition of sundry inhabitants of the village of Liverpool in the county of Onondaga, praying for the passage of an act authorising the superintendent of the salt springs to take water from the Oswego canal to propel pumps at said village, was read, and referred to the Canal Commissioners.

The petition of sundry inhabitants of the counties of Monroe, Livingston, Ontario and Genesee, praying for the incorporation of the Rochester and Charlotte Rail-Road Company, was read, and referred to the committee on rail-roads.

The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Wayne, praying for a change in the present State prison system, was read, and referred to the select committee on that subject, of which Mr. Carr is chairman.

The remonstrance of sundry inhabitants of the town of Spafford in the county of Onondaga, against a division of said town, was read, and referred to the committee on the erection and division of towns and counties.

Mr. Palmer, from the committee on the erection and division of towns and counties, to which was referred the petition of sundry

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inhabitants of the town of Grove in the county of Allegany, praying for a division of said town, reported a bill, entitled "An act to divide the town of Grove in the county of Allegany;" 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. Burhans, from the committee on claims, to which was referred the petition of Joseph A. Norton, praying compensation for his services and disbursements in pursuing and apprehending certain fugitives from justice, reported; and asked leave to introduce

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Ordered, That leave be given to bring in such bill. Mr. Bu, hans, according to leave, brought in the said bill, entitled "An act for the relief of Joseph A. Norton;" 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. Adams, from the select committee to which was referred so much of the Governor's message as relates to an enumeration of the inhabitants of this State, reported; and asked leave to introduce a bill.

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Ordered, That leave be given to bring in such bill. Mr. Adams, according to leave, brought in the said bill, entitled "An act to amend title sixth, chapter third, part first of the Revised Statutes;" 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 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 to authorise William Woods to keep erected a dam across the Canisteo river."

Also the bill entitled "An act relative to the court of general sessions of the county of Onondaga."

W. L. MARCY. Albany, January 23, 1835.

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The annual report of George Charles, an inspector of leather, was received and read.

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

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