§ MINUTES.] BILLS. Public—1°. Scientific Societies.
§ Reported. —Sudbury Disfranchisement.
§ Private.—Reported.—Great North of England Junction Railway.
§ 3°. and passed.:—Scarborough Harbour.
§ PETITIONS PRESENTED By Messrs. W. Ellis, Ord, H. Watson, Tancred, Curteis, P. Howard, Scholefield, Turner, Blewitt, Christie, H. Barclay, Bowes, S. Crawford, Jervis, Cobden, M. Philips, T. Duncombe, G. Byng, O, Gore, Aldam, Brocklehurst, Redington, Hawes, Gisborne, and Stansfield, Dr. Bowring, Lord A. Lennox, Lord A, Hervey, Sir J. Hanmer, Colonel G. Langton, Captain Rous, Lord Duncan, Sir J. Seale, Lord Howick, and Sir G. Grey, from an enormous number of places, against the Factories Bill; and from several places, in favour of the same.—By Messrs. Brotherton, Cobden, and M. Phillips, from a number of places, for the Total and Immediate Repeal of the Corn Laws.— By Mr. T. Duncombe, from Leicester, against the severity experienced by the prisoner Cooper.—From Rochdale, for further Limiting the Hours of Labour in Factories.— From several places against the Union of the Sees of Sir. Asaph and Bangor.—From the Gloucestershire Medical Association, for Medical Reform.—From the Bakers of Drogheda, against Night-work.—From Drogheda, Cork, and other places, against the Poor Relief (Ireland) Act.— From several places, against the Canada Corn Bill.— From Rochdale, against the Ecclesiastical Courts' Bill.— From Kilbrogan, and Mallow, for Encouraging the Church Education Society Schools.—From Dublin, and Cork, against any further Grant to Maynooth College.— From Macclesfield, and another place, for Exempting Literary and Scientific Institutions from the Payment of Rates and Taxes.—From Sunderland, for Amending the Regulations of the Merchant Seamen's Fund.—From Ross, against the Malt-tax.—From Northampton, and Chester, against the New Bankruptcy Act.—From two places, against the Turnpike Roads Bill.—From Colchester, Badger, and other places, for Church Extension. —From Dublin, against the Municipal Corporations (Ireland) Act.—From James Heywood, against certain Oaths imposed by the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge.—From W. Cobbett, against the Queen's Bench Prison Bill.