§ Bills. Read a second time:—International Copyright; Suitors Money; Sheriffs' Courts (England). Read a third time:—Sheriffs' Court (Scotland).
§ Petitions presented. By Mr. GOULBURN, from a place in Essex, and from the Dean and Chapter of Ely, by Sir G. CREWE, from a place in Derbyshire, and by Sir J. TYRREL, from various parishes in Essex, praying that the revenues of the Church might be applied to strictly Ecclesiastical purposes.—By Sir G. STRICKLAND, nine, by Mr. BROTHERTON, several, by Mr. BEAMISH, from Bandon, by Mr. EASTHOPE, five, from various Congregations of Dissenters in Leicester, one from Nutshalling, and one from Hitching, by Mr. BAINES, from Berwick-on-Tweed, by Lord F. EGERTON, from Manchester, by Mr. G. W. WOOD, from places in Westmorland, by Mr. C. LUSHINGTON, several from Stirlingshire, Hampshire, Ipswich, Framlingham, Wickham Market, and other places in Suffolk, and by Mr. VILLIERS, from places in the county of Stafford, for the Immediate Abolition of Slavery.—By Mr. BAINES, from the West Riding of Yorkshire, by Sir G. STRICKLAND, from certain inhabitants of Yorkshire, and by Mr. WALLACE, from Greenock, for alterations in the Factories Act.—By Sir H. VIVIAN, from Cornwall, praying that persons holding Tenements of the value of 4l. should be subjected to Local Rates, without having any discretion vested in the Overseers.—By Mr. INGHAM, from Seamen connected with the port of Tyne, against the Registration of Seamen's Bill.—By Colonel CONOLLY, from the county of Donegal, against the system of National Education (Ireland).—By Mr. WALLACE, from the Operatives of Greenock, against the Factories Bill; from Shipowners of Edinburgh, against allowing incompetent persons to be Masters of Merchantmen; and from the Professional Gentlemen of Cupar, in favour of the Bills introduced by the Lord Advocate.—By Lord FRANCIS EGERTON, from certain Authors, in favour of the Copy- 1160 right Bill.—By Mr. GILLON, from the United Secession Congregations of West Linton, Cupar, Angus, Greenlaw, Pathstonie, Holm of Balfron, Braehead (parish of Conwath), Airth (Stirlingshire), Rattrey, Cambristhan, Old Mildrum, Abernethy, Newmiln, Greenloaning, Horndean (Berwickshire), Minghive, Deering, Lethendy, Auchtergaven, a parish in Northumberland, from the Relief Congregations of Eccles, St. Ninian's, Auchtergaven, Perth, and Newlands, from the Inhabitants of Banwickham, and Patmouk, from the Ayrshire Voluntary Church Association, from the Dissenters of Kilmarns and others, and from the Dissenters of Biggan and others, and by Mr. PROCTER, from Protestant Dissenters of the Borough of Leicester, against any further Endowment of the Church of Scotland.—By Mr. EASTHOPE, from certain Printers in Fleet-street, against the proposed Copyright Bill; and from Leicester, against the Corn-laws.—By Sir H.HARDINGE, from Launceston, against the Grant to Maynooth.—By Mr.THORNELY, from Stoke Ferry, and from eleven other places in Norfolk, and from the Members of the Brougham Institute of Liverpool, and by Mr. WALLACE, three, from different places, for Mr. R. Hill's plan of Post-office reform.—By Lord C. MANNERS, from the Clergy of the Archdeaconry of Leicester, against clauses in the Church Pluralities Bill.—By Colonel BUTLER, from a place in the Queen's county, for the total Abolition of Tithes, Corporate Reform, and Vote by Ballot.