HC Deb 18 March 1847 vol 91 c150

PUBLIC BILLS. — 1° Drainage of Lands; Towns Improvement Clauses; Naval Service of Boys; Indemnity; Naval Prisons; Poor and Highway Rates Exemption

PETITIONS PRESENTED. By Mr. H. Berkeley, from Bristol, for Alteration of the Law of Marriage.—From the Parish of Ayot St. Lawrence (Hertford), against the Roman Catholic Relief Bill.—By Mr. D'Eyncourt, from Lambeth, Sir W. Molesworth, from Southwark, and Mr. Mostyn, from Ruthvin (Denbigh), for Inquiry respecting the Rajah of Sattara.—By Mr. Brotherton, from Temperance Society of Chorlton-upon-Medlock, against the Use of Grain in Breweries and Distilleries.—From several places, respecting Remuneration to Tax Assessors and Collectors.—By Mr. Villiers, from Wolverhampton, against the Government Scheme of Education.—By Dr. Bowring, from Belfast Society, for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, for Abolition of Queen's Plates at Horse Races.—By Sir W. Molesworth, from Lewis Mariotti, respecting the Migration into this country of Italian Vagrants.—By Mr. G. Hamilton, from Diocese of Leighlin, and Mr. M. J. O'Connell, from Kenmare, for Alteration of Poor Law (Ireland).—By Mr. S. Crawford, from Guardians of Carrickmacross Union, in Favour of the Poor Rates (Ireland) Bill.—From several places, against the Poor Relief (Ireland) Bill.—By Mr. Maunsell, from Northampton, for Repeal or Alteration of the Poor Removal Act.—By Sir C. Lemon, from Boscastle, in favour of the Ports, Harbours, &c. Bill (1846).—By Mr. Busfeild, from Wesleyan Society at Highgate Chapel, Bradford, for the Suppression of Promiscuous Intercourse.—By Mr. G. Craig, from Parish Schoolmasters and Session Clerks resident within the Presbytery of Edinburgh, for Compensation, in relation to the Registering of Births and Marriages (Scotland) Bill.—By Mr. Dugdale, from Guardians of the Atherstone Union, for Alteration of the Law of Settlement.—By Mr. Pattison, from Salesmen of Smithfield Market, Against, and by Mr. Christopher, from several places, in Favour of the Removal the same.—By Mr. J. O'Connell, from Malachy Duggan, Parish Priest of Kilballyone and Moyarta, for Inquiry into certain Charges respecting Captain Wynne.