HC Deb 07 April 1842 vol 62 cc2-3

MINUTES.] BILLS. Public.—2° Timber Ships. 3° and passed:—Corn Importation. Private.—1° Witt's Estate.

3° and passed:—Cheltenham and Great Western Union Railway.

PETITIONS PRESENTED. By Mr. Bailey, Mr. Strutt, and Mr. E. Buller, from the Boot and Shoemakers of Worcester, Canterbury, and Stafford, against Reduction of the Duties on Foreign Boots and Shoes.—By Lord Joscelyn, from Timber Dealers of Lynn, against the proposed Alteration of the Timber Duties.—By the Marquess of Douro, from Norwich, in favour of the Commercial Scheme of the Government.—By Mr. Hodgson, and Mr. Bowes, from Newcastle-upon-Tyne, and Durham, against the proposed Duty on Coals.—By Mr. Brotherton, from Leeds, Chester, Poynton, Oldham, and other places, against the Employment of Females in Coal Mines.—By Mr. Crawford, from the Minister and Members of a Congregation in Belfast, and from Donegal, and Megerally, in favour of the Protestant Marriages Bill.—By Mr. O'Connell, and Sir R. Heron, from Kilkenny, Castlepollard, Hyde, Cheshire, Manchester, and other places, for a Repeal of the Corn-laws.—By an hon. Member, from persons interested in the Pilchard Fishery at St. Ives, for the adoption of Measures to obtain a Reduction of the Duty on British Pilchards Imported into Naples.—From Dumfries, Spalding, Holbeach, Babraham, Ikleton, and other places, against the Importation of Foreign Cattle.—From Chard, and Barwell-cum-Stapleton, against any further Grant to Maynooth College.—From Wellington Union, for Amendment of the Poor-law Amendment Act—From Melrose, against the Corn Importation Bill.—From Killimare, Teeranasera, and Mallow, for the Repeal of the Union. —From Birmingham, against the Boroughs Improvement (No. 2) Bill.—From the Rev. Thomas Silver, against the Commutation of Tithes without the Consent of the Owner.—From Inverness, for Securing the Rights of the Burgh of Inverness in any measure passed with reference to the Caledonian Canal.—From the Chairman and Secretaries of the Belfast Anti-Slavery Society, against the Exportation of Labourers from British India.—From the Moderator of the Presbytery of Penpont, for the Better Observance of the Sabbath.—From the South and South Eastern District of St. Marylebone, for the Redemption of the Tolls on the Metropolitan Bridges.