HC Deb 16 August 1848 vol 101 cc144-5

PUBLIC BILLS.—1° Unlawful Oaths (Ireland); Chancery Proceedings Regulation.

2° Labouring Poor (Ireland).

Reported.—Sheep, &c. Contagious Diseases Prevention.

3° and passed:—Militia Pay; Out Pensioners; Sheep, &c., Importation Prohibition; Tithe Kent Charge, &c. (Ireland) (No. 2).

PETITIONS PRESENTED. By Sir R. H. Inglis, from the Town of Youghal, and its Vicinity, for declaring the Agitation for Repeal of the Union with Ireland to be High Treason.—By Lord Alfred Hervey, from Inhabitants of Brighton, for Adoption of Vote by Ballot.—By Sir R. H. Inglis, from the Village of Wolvey, Warwickshire, for Discouragement of Idolatry in India.—By Mr. Octavius Duncombe, from the Township of Hawes, Yorkshire, for a Better Observance of the Lord's Day.—By Mr. Pole Carew, from several Persons connected with the Mines in Cornwall, against the Copper and Lead Duties Bill.—By Mr. Cobden, from the Inhabitants of Henley-upon-Thames, Oxford, in favour of a Revision of Taxation.—By Mr. Spooner, from the Trustees of the Rugby Charity, for Exemption from the Charitable Trust Regulations Bill.—By Dr. Bowring, from Inhabitants of Heywood, Lancashire, in favour of Secular Education.—By Mr. Card well, from the Proprietors of Bedford New Mills, in the Parish of Leigh, Lancashire, for an Alteration of the Factories Act.—By Mr. Christy, from Alexander Isbister, for Inquiry into the Conduct of the Hudson's Bay Company.—By Mr. Cobden, from Robert MacTaggart, late Schoolmaster under the Poor Law Board at Norwood Pauper Industrial School, for Inquiry respecting his Case.—By Sir W. Somerville, from John Classon, of the City of Dublin, for Licensing the Omnibus Carriages of that City.—By Mr. Hume, from Frederick William Campin, of 210, Strand, for Alteration of the Law respecting Patents.—By Mr. G. Hamilton, from the Clergy of the Diocese of Elphin, Ireland, for an Alteration of the Poor Law (Ireland).—By Mr. Octavious Duncombe, from the Board of Guardians of the Helmsley Union, Yorkshire, for an Alteration of the Poor Law Union Charges Bill.—By Mr. William Lockhart, from the Presbytery of Hamilton, Lanarkshire, against the Registering Births, &c. (Scotland) Bill.