§ Bills. Read a first time:—Arms (Ireland); Trade of British Possessions Abroad; Municipal Annuities.—Read a third time:—Indemnity.
§ Petitions presented. By Lord Claude Hamilton, from Corkstown, Stewartstown, and other places in the North of Ireland, against Patronage in the Church of Scotland.—By Mr. Strutt, from Fareham, against Church-Rates—By Mr. Dennistoun, from Portwood, Mr. Thornely, form Stockport, Mr. A. White, from Styal, and Gatley, and Colonel Salwey, from Bandon, for the Abolition of the Corn-laws.—By Dr. R. Alston, from the Guardians of the Bedford Union, in favour of the Poor-law Amendment Act.—By Mr. Wakley, from the Camberwell and Walworth Charter Association, to remit the Sentence on Mr. Feargus O'Connor; from Salford, for the remission of the Sentence on Frost, Williams, and Jones; and from Finsbury, to institute an Inquiry into the principles of the Socialists By Sir R. H. Inglis, from Trades men in St. Martin's-lane, and by Mr. Muntz, from Inhabitants of York-road, Lambeth, for the Abolition of Tolls on Vauxhall, Waterloo, and Southwark Bridges.—By Mr. Scholefield, from Birmingham, for a Tax on Property; and from Hamilton, for the Charter.—By Mr. H. Berkeley, from Bristol, against the Poor-law Amendment Bill.—By Mr. J. Round, from a place in Somerset, against the Poor-law Amendment Bill.—By Mr. A. White, from Roman Catholics in Sunderland, for al lowing Inmates of Workhouses access to their own Religious Worship.—By Mr. Wilbraham, from Socialists, for Inquiry.—By Mr. Hume, from Lambeth, and Reading, for the Release of Hetherington; from Members of the National Chartist Association of Westminster, and the Tower 935 Hamlets, in favour of the People's Charter; and from London, for the Release of Mr. Feargus O'Conner, and Robert Peddie, Frost, Williams, and Jones.—By Mr. F. Maule, from Perth, and other places in Scotland, for the Abolition of Church Patronage.—By Mr. Morrison, and Mr. W. S. O'Brien, from Limerick, and other places, in favour of Lord Morpeth's Irish Registration Bill.—By Lord Hotham, from Inhabitants of Leominster, for the Repeal of the Catholic Emancipation Act.—By Mr. Thornely, from the Mexican and South American Association of Liverpool, for the Reduction of Duty on South American Coffee.—By Sir W. Somerville, from the Medical Practitioners of New Ross, for Medical Reform.