§ Bills. Read a second time:—Hallybury College East India Officers' Salaries.
§ Petitions presented. By Mr. BYNG and other hon. Members, from various places, for the proposed measure for the Abolition, and by Mr. HARDY and other hon. Members, from various other places, against the proposed measure for the Abolition of Church-rates.—By Mr. TOOKE and other hon. Members, from various places, that a general Bill for the better Observance of the Sabbath may be allowed to go into a Committee of the whole House.—By Mr. JOHN HENRY VIVIAN and other hon. Members, from various places, for repeal or Amendment of the Poor-law Act.—By Mr. WALLACE, and other hon. Members, from various places, that a Direct Mail Conveyance may be established through Fife.—By Mr. WALLACE and Mr. HUME, from various places, for repeal of the Duty on Attorneys Certificates, and for suspending the operation of the Act of Sederunt relative to the Table of Fees.—BY Lord HENNIKIR, from East Suffolk, against alteration of Corn-laws.—By Sir Win. GEARY and other hon. MEMBERS, from various places, for rating the Owners of small Tenements instead of Occupiers.—By Mr. BYNG and other hon. MEMBERS, from various places, for repeal of Window Tax, and for equalization of Land Tax.—By Sir E. CODRINGTON, from Seamen of South Shields, for Merchant Shipping Regulation Bill—By Mr. BROTHERTON, from various places, for a ten hours' Factory Bill.—By several hon. MEMBERS, from various places, complaining of the undue advantage enjoyed by the proprietors of the Shipping Gazette over the proprietors of similar lists who are burthened with postage.—By Mr. WALLACE, from Greenock, for repeal of the Duty on Marine Insurances.—By Mr. WAKLEY, from inhabitants of Holborn, for Metropolis Improvements Bill.—By Lord Viscount CHVE, from various places, for alteration of Highway Act.—By Mr. W. MILES, from Moncton Combe, for the admission of the produce of Antigua and the Leeward Isles at the same rates of Duty as those of the ceded colonies and Bengal; and from Bristol for repeal of Duty on Soap—By Mr. EWART and Mr. HUME, from various places, for House- 463 hold Suffrage; and from Edinburgh for investigation into the merits of Pensions and Sinecures.—By Mr. MORGAN JOHN O'CONNELL, from Dunmanway, against any Measures regarding the Court of that manor.—By Mr. EWART, from Liverpool, for Reform of Parliament Act Amendment Bill.—By Mr. HUME, from Edinburgh, for abolition of the Volunteer Corps.—By Mr. WALLACE, from Glasgow, complaining of the exportation of foreign-made biscuit and flour in bond ostensibly as Merchandise, but in reality for the consumption of ships' crews; and from Dunbar, for reduction of Inland Postage Dues.—By Mr. CRAVEN BERKLEY, from Cheltenham, for Recovery of Tenements Bill.—By Captain F. BERKLEY, from Gloucester, for revision of Criminal Code.—By Mr. KIRKE and other hon. MEMBERS, from various places, against the present system of Education (Ireland).