§ PUBLIC BILLS.—3°. Explosive Substances.
§ PETITIONS PRESENTED. By several hon. Members, from various places, for the Better Observance of the Sabbath.—From Secular Clergymen and Laymen of the Parish of Thirsk, in favour of the Roman Catholic Relief Bill.—By Mr. Eliot Yorke, from Clergy of the Archdeaconry of Ely, and by Mr. East, from Clergy, Churchwardens, and Parishioners of Weyhill, for preventing the Union of the Sees of St. Asaph and Bangor, and providing for the Immediate Appointment of a Bishop to the See of Manchester.—By Mr. Maitland, from Presbytery of Kirkcudbright, against the Abolition of Religious Tests in the Universities of Scotland.—By several hon. Members, from Guardians of several Unions, for rating Owners of Small Tenements to the Poor Rates in lieu of Occupiers.—By Mr. Walker, from Bury, for Limiting the Hours of Labour in Factories to Ten in the Day for Five Days in the 328 Week, and Eight on the Saturday. — By Mr. Bankes, from William Rochett, of the Borough of Bridport, Cordwainer, complaining of Transfer of Votes at the Bridport Election.—By Mr. Thomas Duncombe, from Inhabitants of Kingston upon Hull, for Release of William Smith O'Brien, Esq.—By several hon. Members, from various places, complaining of Refusal to grant Sites for Churches to the Free Church (Scotland).—By Mr. Francis Scott, from Inhabitants of the District of Raymond Terrace, in the Colony of New South Wales, for the Admission of Australian Corn on the same Terms as Canadian.—By Mr. Eliot Yorke, from Governor, Bailiffs, and Commonalty of the Company of Conservators of the Great Level of the Fens, called Bedford Level, against the Repeal of the Corn Laws.—By Sir Edmund Hayes and Mr. Eliot Yorke, from several places, against the proposed Government Measure respecting Customs and Corn Importation. By several hon. Members, from various places, for Repeal or Alteration of the Lunatic Asylums and Pauper Lunatics Act.—By Mr. Eliot Yorke, from Inhabitants of the Parishes of Whittlesey Saint Mary and Whittlesey Saint Andrew, for Alteration of the Poor Removal Bill.—By Mr. O'Connell, from Leeds, against the Protection for Life (Ireland) Bill.—By Mr. Maitland, from Kirkcudbright, for ameliorating the Condition of Schoolmasters (Scotland).