HC Deb 07 August 1846 vol 88 cc371-2

PUBLIC BILLS.—1o. Commons Inclosure (No. 2); Medical Practitioners.

2o. Lunatic Asylums and Pauper Lunatics Act.

Reported. Sugar Duties (No. 3); Naval Medical Supplemental Fund Society; Fisheries (Ireland).

3o. and passed. Copyhold Commission; Turnpike Acts Continuance; Stock in Trade; Highway Rates; Loan Societies.

PETITIONS PRESENTED. By Mr. Bright, from Inhabitants of the Town of Halstead, for the Adoption of Measures for promoting the Due Observance of the Lord's Day.—By Mr. Bright, from several places, against the sanctioning, by Votes of Money or otherwise, any further Embarkation of Troops from the United Kingdom to Foreign or Colonial Countries.—By Mr. Thomas Duncombe, from Honorary Secretary and Members of the Galway Fishing Committee, for Alteration of the Law respecting Irish Fisheries.—By several hon. Members, from various places, for the Immediate Abolition of Naval and Military Flogging.—By Dr. Bowring, from Abraham Jones Les Cras, of Alderbury Lodge, Les Vaux, Saint Helier, Author of a Work, entitled, "The Laws, Customs, and Privileges of Jersey," for Abolishing the Parish Assembly of Saint Helier, and erecting that Town into a Corporate City.—By Mr. Hume, from the Military Knights of Windsor, for placing their Institution under the Charitable Trusts Act.—By Sir FitzRoy Kelly, from Proprietors and Publishers of Provincial Newspapers, for Alteration of the Law of Libel.—By Mr. Knight, from Ratepayers of Conderton, in the Parish of Overbury, for Alteration of Lunatics Act and Lunatic Asylums and Pauper Lunatics Act—By Sir William Codrington, from Poor Law Officers of the Stow on the Wold Union, for a Superannuation Fund for Poor Law Officers.—By Captain Pechell, from F. H. Maberly, alleging Invention of Improvements in Steam Vessels.—By Mr. Thomas Duncombe, from Thomas Mitchell, of 14, Ashford Street, Hoxton, for Inquiry into the Management of the Post Office.—By Mr. Traill, from Kirk Session Clerks of the Presbytery of Caithness, for the Adoption of a System of Registration of Births in Scot- land.—By several hon. Members, from various places, for the Adoption of Measures for Redeeming and Extinguishing the Tolls upon Waterloo, Southwark, and Vauxhall Bridges.