HC Deb 20 March 1832 vol 11 c498

Bills brought in. By Mr. Alderman HUGHES HUGHES, to explain and amend the Act 4 George 4th, enabling Courts to abstain from pronouncing Sentence of Death in certain Capital Felonies, so far as the City of London was concerned:—By Mr. RUTHVEN, to Repeal certain Acts of the Irish Parliament which imposed Penalties upon Catholic Clergymen celebrating particular sorts of Marriages therein specified:—By Mr. WETLAND, to authorize letting out Land in small Allotments for the use of Industrious Cottagers.

Returns ordered. On the Motion of Lord MILTON, of the quantity of Wheat, Barley, Oats, Beans, and Flour, Imported from Foreign Countries and the Colonies, distinguishig each from the 5th of January, 1820, to the 5th January, 1852, inclusive:—On the Motion of Mr. ADAM DUNDAS, of the quantity of Foreign Wine Imported for Home Consumption with the Amount of Duty paid, distinguishing the Rate of Duty, and the Amount of the different kinds of Wine, for the year ending the 5th of January, 1832.

Petitions presented. By Mr. GRANVILLE RYDER, from the Inhabitants of Hemel, Hampstead; and by Lord MILTON, from the Inhabitants of Pudsey, in favour of the Factories Regulation Bill:—By Mr. WESTERN, from the Manufacturers of Silk and others in Essex; of Weavers and Persons employed in such Factories at Braintree, Booking, Halstead, and Watford, against the said Bill:—By Mr. SHAW, from the Parishioners of the Wardenship of Galway, for the Repeal or Modification of the Stamp Duty payable upon the admission of Freemen to Corporations:—By Lord MILTON, from the Guild of Watchmakers, Galway; and by Mr. HUNT, from the Catholics of Nunn Island, Galway, for a Provision in the Irish Reform Bill, for the peculiar Franchise of that place:—By Captain BERKELEY, from Artizans at Cheltenham, for aid to emigrate to Canada:—By Mr. HODGSON, from the Owners of Real Property in Hexham, and the Solicitors of Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Gateshead, against the General Registry Bill; and from the Churchwardens and Overseers of South Shields, complaining of mis-statements with regard to the Population of those places:—By Mr. MOUNT, from the Licensed Victuallers of the Isle of Wight, for Relief from Liability to make Restitution for the Loss of Property by their Guests:—By Mr. WILKS, from certain Friendly Societies, for Repeal of the Act 10 George 9th, respecting the Enrolment of such Societies:—By Colonel GRANT, from the Freeholders and other Inhabitants of the County of Elgin, against the Malt Drawback Bill:—By Mr. DIXON, from certain Members of the Glasgow Political Union, in favour of the Scotch Reform Bill.