HC Deb 18 March 1842 vol 61 c838

BILLS, public—1° Licensed Lunatic Asylums; Sheriffs Clerks (Scotland). 2° Spirit Duties (Ireland). Reported.—Parish Property; Colonial Passengers. 3° Consolidated Fund.

Private.—1° Great North of England (Clarence and Hartlepool Junction) Railway; Kingstown Mariners Church; Ross and Cromarty Court Houses; Saint Austell Market (No. 2); Forth and Clyde Navigation; Forth Marine Insurance; Argyll Roads; North American Colonial Association (Ireland); Bunsen's Naturalization. 2° Gosport Pier; Sheffield, Ashton-under-Lyne, and Manchester Railway; Yate lnclosure; Toxteth Park Paving and Sewerage; Northern Coal Mining Company. 3° and passed:—Cottenham lnclosure.

PETITIONS PRESENTED. By Dr. Bowring, Mr. R. Currie, Mr. Protheroe, and Mr. Cobden, from Tottenham, Whitstable, Kent, St Margaret's, St. George's, Westminster, Islington, Halifax, Maidstone, Dartford, Stockport, and other places, for a Repeal of the Corn-laws.— By Mr. Mackinnon, Mr. Wakley, Mr. R. Yorke, and Sir John Tyrell, from Lymington, Manchester, Hackney, Liverpool, Gisbro, and other places, against the Income-tax.—By Mr. S. O'Brien, Mr. Shaw, and Mr. Gregory, from Kilmalloch, Kilworth, and Athlone, against the National system of Education (Ireland).—By Sir W. Clay, from Starch-makers in the Tower Hamlets, against the Reduction of the Duty on Foreign Starch; and from the Directors of the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, for a Lower Rate of Tax on Terminable Annuities than on Perpetual Annuities.—By Mr. Hardy, from Knaresborough, and Burslem, against any further Grant to Maynooth College.—By Lord George Bentinck, from Merchants engaged in the Baltic Trade, against the Reduction of the Duty on Foreign Timber.—By Sir John Easthope, from the Guardians of the Leicester Union, against parts of the Poor-law Amendment Act.— By Viscount Sandon, from Millers in the Eastern Division of Kent, against the Importation of Foreign Flour. —From Enniscorthy, against the Corn Importation Bill. —From Corn Inspectors for Essex, for Compensation. —By Mr. Macaulay, from Edinburgh, against the Low Rate of Duty levied on Confectionery Imported from the Channel Islands.—By Mr. T. Duncombe, from a Meeting of the Inhabitants of York, for the Release of Samuel Holberry—By an hon. Member, from Gateshead, against any Duty on the Exportation of Coal.—By an hon. Member, from Newtown Ferry, and other places, for the Validity of Presbyterian Marriages (Ireland).—

From St. Alban's, for Continuance of Protection to English Straw Plait.—From S. Bannister, for Inquiry respecting the Intercourse of British Colonists with the Coloured Natives.—From Liverpool, to prevent Brewer's Casks being Distrained for Rent.—From St. Mary's, Lambeth, for Redemption of Toll on Metropolitan Bridges.