HC Deb 11 March 1847 vol 90 c1137

NEW WRIT.—For Lewes, v. Sir Howard Elphinstone, Bart., acc. Chiltern Hundreds.

PUBLIC BILLS.—1° General Register House (Edinburgh).

PETITIONS PRESENTED. By Mr. Brotherton, from Exeter and Sampford Courtenay (Devon), against the Use of Grain in Breweries and Distilleries.—By Mr. Chute, from Swanton Morley and Worthing, for Repeal of the Duty on Malt.—By the Chancellor of the Exchequer, from West Morley, respecting Remuneration to Tax Assessors and Collectors.—By Mr. S. Crawford, from Rochdale, for Reduction of the Duty on Tea.—By Captain Pechell, from Bradford, for Repeal of the Anatomy Act.—By Sir G. Strickland, from Preston, for Inquiry repecting Cotton (India).—By Mr. T. Duncombe, from Manchester, for Alteration of the Law relating to Forestalling, &c.—By Mr. S. Crawford, from Landholders of the Counties of Down, Antrim, and Armagh, for Postponement of the Landed Property (Ireland) Bill.—By Mr. S. Crawford, from several places, for Alteration of the Law respecting Landlord and Tenant (Ireland).—By Mr. T. Duncombe, from a Public Meeting, held at the Literary Institution, Tottenham-court-road, London, for the Restoration of Poland.—By Mr. Fitzgerald and other Hon. Members, from several places, for Alteration of the Poor Law (Ireland).—By Mr. Christopher, from Wainfleet, and Mr. Wawn, from Hartlepool, in Favour of the Ports, Harbours, &c., Bill (1846).—By Mr. Ewart, from several places, for Abolition of the Punishment of Death.—By Mr. Kemble, from Peter Page, of East Sheen, Mortlake, for Alteration of the Railway Clauses Consolidation Act.—By Mr. Hume, from Dartford, Crayford, and Bexley, against the Payment of the Russian-Dutch Loan.—By Dr. Bowring and other Hon. Members, from a great many places, for referring National Disputes to Arbitration.