§ Bill. Read a second time:—Drainage of Lands.
§ Petitions presented. By Mr. Plumptre, from the Magistrates of Kent, against the Districts Sessions Bill; from several places, for support to the Established Church in Canada; against forwarding Letters on the Sabbath; and for the Repeal of the Catholic Emancipation Act.—By Messrs. Hume, Leader, Plumptre, Finch, Elliot, Crawley, Salwey, Hawes, Mildmay, Gibson, B. Baring, Warburton, Brotherton, Shaw Lefevre, Cresswell, O'Connell, Easthope, Dennistoun, Sanford, Pringle, Bailey, E. J. Stanley, and Kelly, Colonel Wood, Lord Dalmeny, Sir R. Ferguson, Sir J. Y. Buller, Sergeant Jackson, Sir James Graham, and Colonel Davies, from a very great number of places, for a Uniform Penny Postage.— By Mr. Blakemore, from Wells, for Religious Instruction in the Colonies.—By Sergeant Jackson, from Bandon, against the Repeal of the Corn-laws; from the Medical Practitioners of that place, for Remuneration for attendance on Coroners Inquests; from Drogheda, against the Irish Municipal Corporations Bill.—By Lord Barrington, from Workington, against the Rating of Tenements Bill.—By Lord Hotham, from a place in Herefordshire, against Sunday Trading.—By Colonel Salway, from sixty-five Freeholders of Herefordshire (many of them Landholders), for the total Repeal of the Corn-laws.—By Mr. A. White, from Sunderland, against the Beer Act; also in favour of the County Courts Bill.—By an hon. Member, from a place in Ireland, for Justice to that Country.—By Mr. Hurst, from a place in Essex, for an Increased Church Establishment in the Colonies.—By Mr. B. Baring, from Stow, for Amending the Law of Settlement.—By Mr. Stansfield, from Huddersfield, for making that place one for Inland Bonding.—By Lord Ingestrie, from several places, for an Increased Church Establishment in the Colonies; from Radleigh, against the Beer Act; from Bilston, for Protection to the Established Church in Canada.—By Sir R. Ferguson, from Kirkaldy, against any further Grant to the Church of Scotland.—By Mr. Fazakerley, from the Board of Guardians of the Tiverton Union, against the present Law of Settlement.—By Mr. Wigan, from two places, for applying the Surplus Revenues arising from the Union of the Sees of Bangor, and St. Asaph's to purposes within the Diocese.—By Mr. Barnard, from Greenwich, against the Metropolitan Police Bill.—By Sir A. Dalrymple, from Brighton, against the Appointment of Catholic Chaplains to Gaols; and from three places, for support to the Church in Canada.—By Mr. Williams, from Coventry, against the Beer Act Amendment Bill—By Mr. H. Berkeley, from Bristol, against the Rating of Tenements Bill—By Lord Stanley, from Lancaster, against any system of National Education not founded on the principles of the Church of England.—By Mr. U. Johnstone, from Dumfries, and Annan, for further Grants to the Church of Scotland.—By Sir J. Graham, Sir J. Y. Buller, and Mr. Liddell, from several places, for further Endowing the Church in Canada.—By Mr. J. Hope, from Fife, against the Repeal of the Corn-laws.—By Mr. Cresswell, from Liverpool, against extending the measure of County Courts to that City; also against the Rating of Small Tenements Bill; and from Wigan, against any system of Education not superintended by the Clergy.—By Mr. Maxwell, from Guildford, and other places, for Inquiry into the Affairs of Maynooth College.—By Captain Alsager, from two places, to the same effect.—By Mr. W. Campbell, from the county of Argyll, for Relief from the Religious Destitution of the Highlands.—By Lord C. Manners, from Melton Mowbray. against any further Grant to Maynooth College; from Tramlingham, against the Ecclesiastical Duties and Revenues Bill—By Mr. Hume, from Kilkenny, for Railways in Ireland; from Scone, and other places, against further Endowing the Scotch Church; from Great Torrington, for the Repeal of the Corn-laws; from several parts of Ireland, for Equal Rights, and Equal Justice.—By Colonel Wood, 499 from Tottenham, against the Copyhold Enfranchisement Bill.—By Mr. Grattan, from Fermanagh, in favour of the Ministerial Policy in Ireland.— By Mr. F. Dundas, from Orkney, in favour of further Endowing the Church of Scotland.—By Mr. W. Patten, from Lancashire, against any system of Education not in accordance with the Principles of the Established Church.—By Sir Edward Knatchbull, from the Magistrates of Kent, against the Beer Act.—By Colonel Scale, from Dartmouth, In favour of the Removal of the Local Legislature in Jamaica.—By Colonel Wood, from Brecon, against the Bastardy Clauses in the New Poor-law Act—By Lord Dalmeny, from Stirling, in favour of the Scotch Prisons Bill; from Dumfries, against any further Grant to the Church of Scotland.—By Mr. O'Connell, from numerous places, in favour of the Ministerial Policy in Ireland.— By Mr. W. Duncombe, from one place, and by Mr. Pakington, from several places, for Church Extension in the Colonies; by the latter, from Worcester, against the District Sessions Bill; and from another place, against the County Courts Bill.—By Sir G. Strickland, from one place, against the Bastardy Clauses in the New Poor-law Act—By Mr. F. Kelly, from Ipswich, against any system of National Education not founded on the Principles of the Established Church; also against parts of the Imprisonment for Debt Act.—By the O'Connor Don, from Roscommon, in favour of the Ministerial Policy in Ireland.—By Sir G. E. Vivian, from Truro, against the Continuance of Idolatrous Worship in India.