HC Deb 04 August 1848 vol 100 c1143

PUBLIC BILLS.—1° Money Order Department (Post Office); Importation of Sheep, &c. Prohibition; Contagious Disorders Prevention (Sheep, &c.).

2° Turnpike Acts Continuance; Canada Government; Metropolitan Commissions of Sewers.

Reported,—Insolvent Debtors' Court; Sugar Duties.

3° and passed:—Paymaster's Offices Consolidation: Highway Rates; Farmers' Estate Society (Ireland).

PRTITIONS PRESENTED. By Mr. Wilson Patten, from Exeter, and other Places, for a Better Observance of the Lord's Day.—By Sir Charles Lemon, from Miners and Others connected with the Fowey Consols Copper Mine, in Cornwall, against the Copper and Lead Duties Bill.—By Mr. Devereux, from Waterford, for Abolition of the Ministers' Money (Ireland).—By Sir Benjamin Hall, from several Lodges of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, for an Extension of the Benefit Societies Act.—By Lord Courtenay, from Plympton, for an Alteration of the Law respecting Education.—By Lord Dudley Stuart, from Luke James Hansard, Printer, of Southampton Street, Bloomsbury, suggesting the Establishment of a National Printing Office.—By Mr. C. P. Villiers, from the Guardians of Wolverhampton Union, for an Alteration of the Poor Law.—By Lord Dudley Stuart, from the Committee of the West London Anti-Enclosure Association, respecting the Management of St. James's Park.—By Mr. Christy, from Newcastle-under-Lyme, in favour of the Sale of Beer Bill.—By Mr. Stuart Wortley, from the Rothsay Young Men's Association for Mutual Improvement, against the Scientific Societies Bill.—By Mr. Henry Herbert, from the Grand Jury of the County of Kerry, suggesting Remedial Measures for the State of Ireland.