HC Deb 03 March 1846 vol 84 c501

PETITIONS PRESENTED. By Mr. Villiers, from Inhabitants of Trowbridge and Dunfermline, for the Total and Immediate Repeal of the Corn Laws.—By Mr. Robert Palmer, from various places, against the proposed Government Measure respecting Customs and Corn Importation.—By Mr. Grogan, from Operative Paperstainers in the City of London, against Reducing the Duty on Paper.—By Mr. Hume, from Merchants, Traders, and Dealers in Tobacco, of the City of Norwich, for Reduction of Duty on Tobacco.—By Mr. Hume, from Provost, Magistrates, and Town Council of the Royal Burgh of Arbroath, in favour of the Burghs (Scotland) Bill.—By several hon. Members, from various places, for Limiting the Hours of Labour of Children and Young Persons employed in Factories to Ten. By Mr. O'Connell, from Roman Catholic Clergy and Laity of Liverpool, against adopting Principles in Mr. Horner's Report respecting Factories.—By Mr. Lascelles, from Inhabitants of Wakefield, and by Mr. Villiers, from Bilston, for Remission of Sentence upon Frost, Williams, and Jones.—By Viscount Ingestre, from Thomas Wood, Proprietor of the Wolverhampton Chronicle Newspaper, for Redress against Lichfield Free School.—By Captain Berkeley, from Merchant Seamen now in the Port of London, against Merchant Seamen's Fund Bill (1845).—By Mr. Barclay, from Inhabitants of Houghton-le-Spring and its Vicinity, against Enrolment of Militia.—By Sir John Rae Reid, from Inhabitants of Dover and its Vicinity, for Reduction of Naval and Military Establishments.—By Mr. Solicitor General, from Members of the Board of Guardians of the Poor of the Cambridge Union, and by Mr. Robert Palmer, from Newbury, for Alteration of the Poor Law.—By Sir John M'Taggart, from Provost, Magistrates, and Town Council of the Royal Burgh of Whithorn, for Alteration of the Prisons (Scotland) Act.—By Mr. Bankes, from Trustees and Managers of the Savings Bank established at Sherborne, for Alteration of Law respecting Savings' Banks.—By the Earl of March, from the Presbytery of Garioch, and the Kirk Session of Rayne, in favour of the Turnpike Roads (Scotland) Bill.