HC Deb 17 April 1848 vol 98 c402


Mascall Curteis, Esq.; for Sligo, Charles TowneIey, Esq.

PUBLIC BILLS.—1° Collectors of Cess (Ireland).

2° Indemnity.

Reported.—Crown and Government Security; Exchequer Bills (17,946,500l); Public Works Completion (Ireland).

PETITIONS PRESENTED. By Mr. Archibald Hastie, from Paisley, for Repeal of the Union with Ireland.—By Colonel Thompson, from Sunderland, for Adoption of Universal Suffrage.—By Mr. Horsman, from Newcastle-on-Tyne, for Alteration of the Law respecting the Church of England Clergy.—By Sir R. Ferguson, from the Presbytery of Kirkcaldy, against the Jewish Disabilities Bill.—By Mr. Archibald Hastie, from Paisley, for Better Observance of the Lord's Day.—By Mr. Hardcastle, from the Rector of the Parish of Saint James, Colchester, for Alteration of the Marriage Law.—By Lord Hotham, from Freeholders of the East Riding of Yorkshire, against the Roman Catholic Relief Bill.—By Mr. Cowan, from Members of the Free Church Congregation of Temple and Carrington, Mid-Lothian, for Alteration of the Law of Sites for Churches (Scotland).—By Mr. Farnham, from Ashby de la Zouch, and by Captain Somerset, from Abergavenny, for Repeal of the Duty on Attorneys' Certificates.—By Mr. Bramston, from the Board of Guardians of the Hoxne Union (Suffolk), against the Exemption of Small Tenements from Rating Bill.—By Sir R. Ferguson, from Inhabitants of Kirkaldy, and its Neighbourhood, for Exemption of Charitable Bequests from Legacy Duties.—By Sir Edmund Hayes, from Donegal, respecting Depredations committed by Killing Cattle and Sheep.—By Dr. Bowring, from Members of the City of London Mechanics' Institute, 3, Gould Square, Crutched Friars, and by several Hon. Members, from various Places, against the Crown and Government Security Bill. —By Mr. Cowan, from Blackwater, Glenshee, and Glenistar, in the Counties of Perth and Forfar, and other Hon. Members, from several Places, against the Diplomatic Relations, Court of Rome, Bill.—By Mr. George Hamilton, from Ballyhuly, King's County, and several other Places, for Encouragement to Schools, in Connexion with the Church Education Society (Ireland).—By Sir De Lacy Evans, from Engineers, Engine Drivers, and other Workmen, complaining of the Expulsion and consequent Loss of Property of English Workmen in France.—By Sir J. Yarde Buller, from Torquay, Devon, for a Free Pardon for Frost, Williams, and Jones.—By Mr. Bright, from Perth, and by Mr. Hardcastle, from Colchester, for Repeal of the Game Laws.—By Sir De Lacy Evans, from a number of Working People, whose Families are suffering from Sickness, in Favour of Sanitary Regulations.—By Mr. Bramston, from Guardians of the Billericay Union, Essex, complaining of the Increase of Illegitimate Children.—By Mr. Gibson Craig, from Edinburgh, and by Mr. Hume, from Arbroath, in favour of the Law of Entail (Scotland) Bill.—By Mr. Horsman, from Cocker-mouth, for Retrenchment in the Naval and Military Expenditure.—By Mr. Parker, from Sheffield, and by Mr. Brotherton, from Salford, for Alteration of the Public Health Bill.—By Mr. Hardcastle, from Bocking and Baintree, Essex, and by Viscount Mahon, from Hertford, and its Neighbourhood, for an Alteration of the Law as regards Promiscuous Intercourse.—By Colonel Mure, from the Presbytery of Paisley, against the Schoolmasters (Scotland) Bill.