§ Bills. Read a first time:—Christ's Hospital Estate.
§ Petitions presented. By Sir W. GEARY, from Staplehurst, against the Abolition of Gavelkind.—By Captain AL-SAGER, from the Retailers of Beer, Salford, for placing all Dealers in Beer on the same Footing.—By several HON. MEMBERS, from various Places, for Abolition of Church-rates—By several How. MEMBERS, from various Places, for the House to Adhere to the Provisions of the Municipal Corporations' Act (Ireland) as originally passed by them.— By Mr. S. CRAWFORD, from various Places, for Abolition of Tithes (Ireland); and the Home to Adhere to the Irish Municipal Reform Bill, as originally passed by them. By Mr. O'CONNELL, and. Mr. HENRY GRATTAN, from 504 various Places, for Abolition of Tithes (Ireland)——;By Mr. O'CONNELL, from Kettering and Whitburn, for Reform of the House of Lords—By several MEMBERS, from various Places, against Turnpike Trusts' Consolidation Bill. —By Captain WEMYSS, from Falkland, for a Law relating to the Construction of Merchant Ships.—By Colonel CONOLLY, from Clogher, against the Church of Ireland Bill.—By Mr. SCHOLEFJELD and Mr. HUME, from Birmingham and Islington, for Repeal of the Duty on Newspaper Stamps—By Mr. CHALMERS, from Forfar, for Municipal Corporations' (Scotland) Bill; and from Montrose and Brechin, for Relieving Royal Burghs from Maintaining County Prisoners after Conviction.—By Sir S. WHALLEY, from St. Paneras, for Parish Vestries' Bill s and from Great Coggershall, for Amendment of Poor-Law Act Amendment Bill—By Mr. CHALMERS, from Forfar, for Irish Church Bill.—By Mr. O'CONNELL, from Kilmalo, for Revaluation of Tithes (Ireland).—By Mr. H. T. HOPE, from Gloucester, for Mitigation of Criminal Law—By Mr. LAW HODGES, from Chatham, in favour of Triennial Parliaments.