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Thereupon, Ordered, That four times the usual number of copies of the said resolution of yesterday, and the said interrogatories, be printed for the use of the Legislature.

[See Document No. 96.) On motion of Mr. Ogden, Resolved, That the question on agreeing to the resolution of yesterday, reported by Mr. Wilkinson, from the committee on the incorporation and alteration of the charters of banking and insurance companies, instructing said committee to address interrogatories to the presidents and cashiers or other officers of the several banks under the Safety fund, touching the practice referred to in the Governor's message, of exacting premiums on drafts, &c. as the same was amended by the House, be reconsidered.

Thereupon, On motion of Mr. Ogden, the said resolution was amended, by striking out of the same so much thereof as makes it the duty of

the chairman of the committee on the incorporation and alteration of the charters of banking and insurance companies, to transmit two copies of the said resolution and interrogatories, by mail, directed to the sheriffs of the respective counties in which said banks are located; whose duty it shall be, on the receipt thereof, forth with to deliver one of them to the cashier or president of each and every bank in said county: 'And that it shall be the further duty of said sheriff to endorse on the other the time, manner, and on whom he served the copy of said resolution and interrogatories, and forward the same by mail immediately to the chairman of said committee.

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

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

THURSDAY, JANUARY 29, 1835.

The House met pursuant to adjournment.

The petition of sundry manufacturers, mechanics and citizens generally of the town of Whitesborough in the county of Oneida, praying legislative relief in relation to oppressive practices in certain manufacturing establishments, was read, and referred to the committee on trade and manufactures.

Two several petitions of sundry inhabitants of the county of Delaware, praying the aid of the State in the construction of the New-York and Erie rail-road, were read, and referred to the committee on rail-roads.

The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Columbia, praying a repeal of the law of the last session, proscribing botanic practice, was read, and referred to the select committee on that subject, of which Mr. J. Haskell is chairman.

The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Madison, praying for an extension of the west branch feeder of the Chenango canal, was read, and referred to the committee on canals and internal improvements.

The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Onondaga, praying for an alteration in the present State prison system, was read, and referred to the committee on State prisons.

The petition of sundry inhabitants of the town of Sullivan in the county of Madison, praying for the passage of an act authorising said town to raise money by tax, to improve a certain road therein, 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 school district number seven in the town of Skaneateles in the county of Onondaga, praying for the passage of an act authorising the trustees of said district to sell their school-house and lot, was read, and referred to the committee on colleges, academies and common schools.

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

The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Otsego, praying for the repeal of the law abolishing imprisonment for debt, was read, and referred to a select committee, consisting of Mr. Jones, Mr. Wilkinson and Mr. Ogden.

The memorial of sundry inhabitants of the town of Gates in the county of Monroe, relative to town meetings in said town, was read, and referred to a select committee, consisting of the members attending this House from the county of Monroe.

The petition of S. Newton Dexter of the city of Albany, praying for the passuge of an act authorising the correction of an error made in patenting certain land to him by the State,' was read, and referred to the Commissioners of the Land-Office.

The petition of sundry inhabitants of the city and county of . Albany, praying for an alteration of the present Statė prison system, was read, and referred to the select committee on that subject, of which Mr. Carr is chairman.

The petition of Maria Hall of the city of Schenectady, praying for the passage of an act confirming the will of her late husband William B. Hall deccased, was read, and referred to the committee on the petitions of aliens.

The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Erie, praying for the incorporation of a company to construct a rail-road from Atlica in the county of Genesee, 10 Buffalo in the county of Erie, was read, and referred to the committee on rail-roads.

The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Onondaga, praying for the passage of an act in relation to the inspection of sole leather in said county, was read, and referred to the committee on trade and manufactures.

The petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Onondaga, praying for the incorporation of a company to construct a rail-road from Utica to Salina, was read, and referred to the committee on rail-roads.

Mr. Wilcoxson, from the committee on privileges and elections, to which was referred the petition of sundry inhabitants of the town of Lansing in the county of Tompkins, praying for the passage of an act authorising the holding of a special town meeting, to fill a vacancy in the office of justice of the peace in said town, reported a bill, entitled "An act relative to holding special town meetings to supply vacancies in the office of justices of the peace;" 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. Denniston, from the committee on the incorporation and alteration of the charters of banking and insurance companies, to which was referred the petition of the trustees of the Seamen's Bank for Savings in the city of New York, praying for an amendment of their charter, reported a bill, entitled “An act to amend the act entitled 'An act to incorporate the Seamen's bank for savings in the city of New York,' passed January 31st, 1829;" 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. C. Strong, 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 Hazard Lewis and others, praying for an act to incorporate the Chenango Canal Bridge Company in the county of Broome, reported a bill, entitled “An act incorporating the Chenango canal bridge company in the county of Broome;" 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 engrossed bill from the Senate, entitled "An act providing for the erection of a bridge over the Esopus creek,” reported, that the committee had 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. Thorn, from the committee on the incorporation of charitable and religious societies, to which was referred the petition of the minister, elders and deacons of the Second Protestant Reformed Dutch Church in the city of Albany, asking for an alteration of their charter, reported a bill, entitled "An act to amend the charter of the minister, elders and deacons of the Second Protestant Reformed Dutch church in the city of Albany;" 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. Lockwood, from the select committee to which was referred the petition of Curtis Peck, praying permission to build a suitable wharf or dock for landing passengers and freight from steam-boats in which he is concerned, in the town of Rye in the county of Westchester, reported; and asked leave to introduce a bill.

[ See Document No. 103.] Ordered, That leave be given to bring in such bill.

Mr. Lockwood, according to leave, brought in the said bill, entitled "An act authorising Curtis Peck to erect a wharf in the town of Rye in the county of Westchester;" 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.

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Mr. Burke, from the select committee to which was referred tħe petition of sundry inhabitants of the town of Great-Valley in the county of Cattaraugus, reported; and asked leave to introduce a Bill.

See Document No: 105.)
Ordered, That leave be given to bring in such bill.

Mr. Burke, according to leave, brought in the said bill, entitled *An act to extend the time for the collection of taxes in the town of Great-Valley, and for other purposes;" 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. Farwell, from the select committee to which was referred the petition of sundry inhabitants of the county of Jefferson, praying for a repeal of the law relative to the inspection of fish in said county, reported; and asked leave to introduce a bill.

See Document No. 92

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

Mr. Farwell, according to leave, brought in the said bill, entitled "An act to repeat so much of the Revised Statutes as relates to the inspection of fish in the county of Jefferson;" 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. Peck, from the select committee to which was referred the engrossed bill from the Senate, entitled "An act authorising the Phoenix cotton manufactory to continue a dam across the Susquehannah river," reported, that the committee have examined the said bill, and prepared an amendment thereto, with which they sec 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 select committee to which was referred the petition of George Ohll, to change his name, reported; and asked leave to introduce a bill.

[See Document No. 102.)

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

Mr. Roosevelt, according to leave, brought in the said bill, entitled “An act authorising George Ohll to change his name;" 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 from the Canal Commissioners was received and read, in the words following, to wit:

The Canal Commissioners, to whom was referred by the Honorable the Assembly, the petition of George Coryell and others, inhabitants of the county of Tioga, respectfully report:

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