HC Deb 18 March 1844 vol 73 cc1175-6

MINUTES. BILLS. Public.—1o. Mutiny; Marine Mutiny. 2o. Dean Forest Encroachments; International Copyright.

3o. and passed:—Gaming Transactions (Witnesses Indemnity).

Private.—1o. Wells Harbour and Quay; Wells Lighting; Delabole and Rock Railway; London and South Western Railway (No. 1); Middle Level Drainage; Eastern Counties (Brandon and Peterborough) Railway; Hythe (Hants) Landing Place; General Steam Carriage Company; Swansea Harbour.

2o. Northern and Eastern (Newport Deviations) Railway; Thetford Inclosure; Liverpool Fire Prevention; New British Iron Company; British Iron Company; Globe Insurance Company; Mariners' and General Life Assurance Company.

Reported.—Norwich and Brandon Railway; Edinburgh Cattle Market; Edinburgh Poor Assessment; Beccles Navigation.

PETITIONS PRESENTED. From Newcastle-under-Lyne, Southampton, and Malton, for Exemption from Winslow Tax.—From Tregaron, in favour of Local Courts.—By Mr. O. Duncombe, from Aislaby, and 53 places, against Alteration of Corn Laws. — By Sir A. L. Hay, from Elgin, for Alteration of Corn Laws.—From Stambourne, against State Provision to Roman Catholic Clergy.—From Dunblane, Perth, and Glasgow, against Severance between the Church and Seminaries.—By Lord Howick, from Batley, and Soothill, against, and by Mr. Cardwell, from Clitheroe, in favour of, the Factories Bill.—From Neilston, to Extend Factories Act to Bleaching Works.—By Mr. Mackenzie, from Peebles, and Auchterarden, in favour of Schoolmasters (Scotland).—By Mr. Evans, from Halifax, respecting Carriage of Goods by Railways.—From Trefareath, agrinst Union of Sees of St. Asaph and Bangor.—From Manchester, for Reduction of Duty on Tobacco.—By Mr. J. S. Wortley, from Wakefield, for Repeal of Export Duty on Coal, and against Increase of Loudon Dues.—From Musselburgh, in favour of Prisons (Scotland) Bill.—By Mr. T. Duncombe, from Richard Thain, for Repeal of Ratepaying Clause of the Reform Act.—From Montrose, for Inquiry into Merchant Seamen's Fund.—From Tower Hamlets Court of Requests, for Use of a Prison.—From Hawick, for Relief of Stocking Weavers.—By Mr. Williams, from Geddington, for Redress of Grievances.—From Easingwold Union, against Poor Law Amendment Act. —By Sir J. Hanmer, from Hull, against the same.