HC Deb 17 August 1843 vol 71 c908

ELECTION PETITION.—From Electors of Athlone, against the Election of John Collett, Esq.

BILLS. Public.—Committed.—Teachers of Schools (Ireland).

Reported.—Chelsea Hospital Out-Pensioners; Charitable Loan Societies (Ireland); Defamation and Libel; Episcopal Functions; Limerick Church.

3°. and passed:—China Government; Coroner's Duties; Affidavit, etc. Commissions (Scotland and Ireland); Court of Exchequer (Ireland) Offices; Law of Evidence.

Private.—Reported.—Earl of Shrewsbury's Estate; Gibson's Estate.

3°. and passed:—British Iron Company; Morgan's Divorce.

PETITIONS PRESENTED. By Mr. Bright, from North Sunderland, for the Abolition of the State Church in Ireland.—By Mr. T. Duncombe, from Bristol, against the Slavery Suppression Bill; and from the Tower Hamlets, in favour of the County Courts Bill.—From the Justices of the Peace of Lancashire, for Measures to suppress Drunkenness. From several Individuals, against the Insolvent Debtors Act.—From Leicester, against the nuisance arising from Smoke.—From Daw Green, and Delegates of London, for further Limiting the Hours of Labour in Factories.—From several Metropolitan Parishes, for Abolishing the Bridge Tolls.—From Portglenone, against the Repeal Agitation.—From Montrose, to prevent Sacrifice of Life by Shipwrecks.