HC Deb 05 February 1847 vol 89 c883

NEW MEMBERS SWORN.—For Middlesex, Rt. Hon. Lord Robert Grosvenor.—For Chester City, Earl Grosvenor.

PETITIONS PRESENTED. By Mr. John O'Brien, from Limerick, for the Abolition of Ministers' Money (Ireland).—By Captain Pechell, from Shipowners of Arundel, for carrying into effect the Recommendations of the Select Committee with respect to Lighthouses.—By Mr. Wodehouse, from Norfolk (3 Petitions), for the Repeal of the Malt Tax.—By Mr. Hume, from Distillers in the counties of Forfar and Kincardine, and by Lord John Manners, from Distillers in Scotland, against the Proposed Reduction of Duty on Rum.—By Lord John Manners, from Landed Proprietors, Farmers, and others, against the Use of Sugar in Distilleries.—By Sir Thomas Esmonde, from Wexford, for the Repeal of the Duty on Tea.—By Mr. Ferrand, from Inhabitants of Cropland, for Repeal of the Anatomy Act.—By Mr. John O'Brien, from Limerick, for Alteration of the Bread Law (Ireland).—By Mr. Hume, from John Mackenzie Lindsay, of Dundee, for Inquiry respecting Dundee Harbour.—By Lord John Russell, from Joseph Bentley, Aldine Chambers, London, suggesting a Plan of Education.—By Lord John Manners, from William Stidolph, of Chelsea, for placing the Education of the Blind under the Superintendence of the Government.—By Mr. Vernon Smith, from Northampton, for Alteration of Law in relation to Extra-Parochial Places.—By Mr. Ferrand, from a great number of places, in Favour of the Ten Hours Factory Bill.—By Mr. Sharman Crawford, from Guardians of the Drogheda Union, for Alteration of Law respecting Landlord and Tenant (Ireland).—By Mr. Vernon Smith, from Northampton, for Alteration of the Lunatic Asylums and Pauper Lunatics Act.—By several Hon. Members, from a great many places, for Repeal or Alteration of the Poor Removal Act.—By Mr. Brotherton, from London, for Abolition of the Punishment of Death.—By Mr. Pattison, from John Williams, suggesting a Plan for the Construction of Sub-Arches (London).