HC Deb 18 May 1846 vol 86 cc809-10

PUBLIC BILLS.—1o. Death by Accidents Compensation.

2o. Viscount Hardinge's Annuity (No. 2).

Reported. Customs Duties.

PETITIONS PRESENTED. By Mr. O'Connell, from an immense number of places, for the Immediate Release of William Smith O'Brien, Esq.—By Mr. Duncan, from Ministers and Elders of the Free Church Presbytery of Dundee, and by Mr. Ewart, from Members and Adherents of the Free Church Congregation in the Parish of Dunscore, complaining of Refusal to grant Sites for Free Churches in Scotland.—By Sir Robert Harry Inglis, from Friends of Morality and Religion residing in Hadnall and Grinshill, and by Mr. Rashleigh, from Inhabitants of Padstow and Fowey, for the Adoption of Measures for promoting the Due Observance of the Lord's Day.—By Mr. Bulkeley Hughes, and Colonel Wood, from an immense number of places, against the Union of St. Asaph and Bangor, but providing for the Immediate Appointment of a Bishop to the newly erected See of Manchester.—By Mr. Thomas Duncombe, from Pawnbrokers and Silversmiths of London, for Reduction of Duty on Foreign Watches.—By Mr. Hume, from Shipowners of the Port of Middlesbrough, praying that all Expenses for the Erection and Maintenance of Lighthouses, Beacons, and Floating Buoys on the Coasts of the United Kingdom, should henceforth be defrayed out of the Public Revenue.—By Mr. Deedes, from Chairman, Vice-Chairman, and Members of the Board of Guardians of the Isle of Thanet Union, for Rating Owners of Small Tenements to the Poor Rates in lieu of Occupiers.—By Mr. George William Hope, from Gentry, Clergy, and other Inhabitants of the Borough of Southampton, and by Mr. Ord, from Artists and other Persons connected with and interested in the Diffusion and Extension of the Fine Arts, in Newcastle upon Tyne, in favour of the Art Unions Bill.—By Mr. O'Connell, from Chairman and Members of the Board of Guardians of the Granard Union, for Alteration of Law respecting Ejectment of Tenants (Ireland).—By Mr. Ferrand, from Overlookers and other Factory Workers in the Employ of Messrs. Rogers, in the Parish of Bradford, for Limiting the Hours of Labour in Factories to Ten in the Day for Five Days in the Week, and Eight on the Saturday. — By Mr. Ferrand, from Samuel Gordon, Esq., of Aungier Street, Dublin, complaining of Injurious Proceedings carried on against him in consequence of his having acted as Secretary of a Society for Preventing the Removal of Protestant Tenantry in Ireland, and praying for Inquiry.—By Mr. Fitzroy, and Mr. Ogle, from Guardians of the Poor of the Lewes and Morpeth Unions, for Repeal or Alteration of the Lunatics Act and Lunatic Asylums and Pauper Lunatics Act.—By Mr. Hindley, from several places, against Enrolment of Militia.—By Mr. Thomas Duncombe, from Inhabitants of Paisley, for Alteration of the Poor Law (Scotland).—By Mr. Deedes, from Incorporation of Guardians of the Poor of the City of Canterbury, for Alteration of the Poor Removal Bill.—By Dr. Bowring, from Protestant Dissenters assembling in the General Baptist Meeting House in the Town of Saffron Walden, and from William Alexander, an Inhabitant of Great Yarmouth, for the Abolition of the Punishment of Death.