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CHAP. 479. An Act to provide for the expense of changing location of a portion of the Baldwinsville canal and rebuilding the locks thereon.

Passed May 5, 1863; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 480. An Act to declare certain lands owned by Luther H.

Conklin, in the village of Mexico, Oswego county, a public cemetery, and in relation to the sale thereof. Passed May 5, 1863;

three-fifths beivg present. CHAP. 481. An Act for the relief of New Paltz Academy. Passed

May 5, 1863; by a two-thirds vote. CHAP. 482. An Act authorizing the canal commissioners to construct

three iron bridges across the Genesee Valley canal, one in the city of Rochester, one at the village of Mount Morris and one at the village

of Nunda. Passed May 5, 1863; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 483. An Act for the appraisal and payment of canal damages, occasioned by an overflow of water from a break in the Erie canal, in the county of Orleans, on or about the third day of August, in

the year 1862. Passed May 5, 1863; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 484. An Act to build a weigh-lock on the Oswego canal. Passed

May 5, 1863; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 485. An Act to authorize the appraisal and payment of canal

damages to George H. Notter, Peter Merchant, William Lee, William O'Neil, Lorenzo Gillig, Jacob Beir, Dennis Crowley and Richard Kyllies. Passed May 5, 1863; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 486. An Act to amend an act entitled " An act relating to the

support of the poor of Rensselaer county," passed April 13, 1860.

Passed May 5, 1863; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 487. An Act to revive the act entitled " An act to incorporate the village of Perry, in the county of Genesee,” now Wyoming.

Passed May 5, 1863 ; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 488. An Act to incorporate the Father Mathew United Benevo

lent Total Abstinence Benefit Society. Passed May 5, 1863. CHAP. 489. An Act constituting the village of South Waterloo, in the

town of Fayette, in the county of Seneca, a separate road-district, and for other purposes. Passed May 5, 1863; three-fifths being

present. CHAP. 490. An Act to authorize the appraisal and payment of canal

damages of Buel Race. Passed May 5, 1863; three-fifths being

present. CHAP. 491. An Act to incorporate the Olive Benevolent Society of

the city of New York. Passed May 5, 1863. CHAP. 492. An Act to legalize the official acts and proceedings of

Hamilton Jones, as a justice of the peace of the town of Westeru, Oneida county. Passed May 5, 1863; three-fifths being present.

CHAP. 493. An Act for the protection of the planting of oysters in the towns of Hempstead and Jamaica, county of Queens, New York.

Passed May 5, 1863; three-fifths being present. OHAP. 494. An Act to authorize the construction and use of a railroad

from the southerly side of Newtown creek, in the city of Brooklyn, to the village of Astoria, and through certain streets of said village.

Passed May 5, 1863. CHAP. 495. An Act to provide for building a bridge over Chambers'

creek, in the towns of Newburgh and New Windsor, in the county of Orange, and for making the present toll-bridge over Murderer's creek, in the town of New Windsor, free. Passed May 5, 1863;

three-fifths being present. CHAP. 496. An Act to incorporate the “Berith Sholen” Synagogue

in the city of Oswego, in the State of New York. Passed May 5,

1863. CHAP. 497. An Act to incorporate the Anglo-African Savings Bank.

Passed May 5, 1863. CHAP. 498. An Act to incorporate the Market Savings' Bank of the

city of New York. Passed May 5, 1863; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 499. An Act to establish and continue a ferry from Mott

Haven, in the county of Westchester, to the foot of Tenth street

and Peck slip in the city of New York. Passed May 5, 1863. CHAP. 500. An Act to secure the payment of mechanics, laborers and persons furnishing materials towards the erection, altering or repairing of buildings in the city of New York. Passed May 5, 1863;

three-tisths being present. CHAP. 501. An Act to amend an act entitled “ An act regulating

highways and bridges in the counties of Suffolk, Queens and Kings," passed February 23, 1830, and the several acts amendivg the same.

Passed May 5, 1863; three-fifths being present. CAAP. 502. An Act to authorize the canal appraisers to hear and determine the claim of Woolcott B. White and Diana Hutchinson.

Passed May 5, 1863; tbree-fifths being present. CHAP. 503. An Act to release the interest of this State in certain real

estate, of wbich George Jameson died seized to Sarah A. Solomon, Elizabeth Tonilinson and John Craig. Passed May 5, 1863; by a two-thirds vote. CHAP. 504. An Act to incorporate the People's Savings Bank of the

city of New York. Passed May 7, 1863. CHAP. 505. An Act for the relief of James O'Maley and his bail.

Passed May 7, 1863; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 506. An Act to amend an act entitled “An act in relation to

jurors, and to the appointment and duties of a commissioner of jurors in the county of Kings,” passed April 17th, 1858. Passed May 7, 1863; three-fifths being present.

CHAP. 507. An Act to authorize the formation of a Railroad Company,

commencing at the city line, in the city of Brooklyn, in the county of Kings, to any part of the village of Jamaica, in the county of Queens, and to purchase the franchise of the Brooklyn and Jamaica

Turnpike Company. Passed May 7, 1863. CHAP. 508. An Act to define and limit the number of notaries public in

the several counties in this state, and to confer authority to take affidarits and acknowledgements. Passed May 7, 1863; three-fifths

being present. CHAP. 509. An Act to release to Aaron Scofield the interest of the

State in certain lands in the eity of Brooklyn, conveyed to him by

John A. Betts and wife. Passed May 7, 1863; by a two-thirds vote. CHAP. 510. An Act concerning the Brooklyn Central and Jamaica

Railroad Company. Passed May 7, 1863; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 511. An Act to appropriate the income and revenue which may

be received from the investment of the proceeds of the sale of the lands granted to this State by the act of Congress, entitled An Act donating public lands to the several States and Territories, which may provide colleges for the benefit of agriculture and the mechanic arts," approved July 2, 1862. Passed May 14, 1863; three-fifths being

present. CHAP. 512. An Act for the relief of Warren Granger. Passed May

17, 1863; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 513. An Act to authorize the construction of a railroad and

tracks to and from and through the villages of Canarsie and Gravesend, in the county of Kings. Passed May 17, 1863. CHAP. 514. An Act providing for relief to the indigent families of vol

unteers and persons who may be ordered into the military or naval service of the United States. Passed May 17, 1863; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 515. An Act to provide for the drainage of the low lands in

the north-east part of the town of Cambria, in the county of

Niagara. Passed May 17, 1863; three-fifths being present. CHAP. 516. An Act to annex part of the town of Vestal, in the county

of Broome, to the town of Binghamton, in the same county, by the board of supervisors thereof. Passed November 24, 1862.

CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS.
To amend the Constitution. Passed April 6, 1863.
Relating to deposits in savings banks. Passed April 24, 1863.

In relation to enlarging the locks on the Erie canal. Passed April 24, 1863.

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution providing that persons in the military service of the United States in the army or navy thereof, may vote at the place where they may be in such service. Passed April 24, 1863.

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NAMES CHANGED. In Erie county - Hiram Tallmadge Ewers to Hiram Ewers Tallman.

In Kings county- Park Presbyterian Church of Brooklyn to Lafayette Avenue Presbyterian Church. Minnie Cunningham to Minnie Cunningham Prescott. In New York county-John Henry Peters to Henry Peters Cecil. Thomas Snook to Thomas Stanleigh.

In Ulster county - William H. Van Schack to William Van Schack Beekman.

GENERAL STATUTES

OF THE

STATE OF NEW YORK,

PASSED AT THE

86TH SESSION, 1863.

CHAP. 14. AN ACT to confirm the acts of the governor of the State

of New York, and to appropriate moneys for the repayment of moneys paid as bounties to volunteers, and for other purposes.

Passed February 21, 1863; three-fifths being p The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follou's :

S 1. The sum of three million six hundred thousand dollars is hereby appropriated out of any moneys in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, to pay the bounties to volunteers offered by the proclamation of the governor of this state, of July seventeen, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, regulated by his general order (as commander-in-chief) number fifty-nine, and limited and terminated by his proclamations of date August thirty, and September twenty-four, eighteen hundred and sixty-two; and the comptroller is bereby authorized to apply the proceeds of the tax levied by virtue of section two of chapter four hundred and fifty-six of the Laws of eighteen hundred and sixty-two, to the payment of such bounties and also to the payment of one million five hundred and sixty-five thousand one hundred and fifty-three dollars and ninety-six cents, principal and interest, of the comptroller's bonds, issued in anticipation of said tax, and the proceeds of such tax are hereby appropriated for the purposes aforesaid.

S 2. The comptroller is hereby authorized and directed to repay to the Commercial Bank of Albany any moneys advanced by said bank for the purpose of paying the bounties referred to in the first section of this act. S 3. This act sball take effect immediately.

See Chap. 456, Laws of 1862.

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