HC Deb 18 August 1848 vol 101 c259

PUBLIC BILLS.—1° Millbank Prison; Slave Trade (Equator); Slave Trade (Muscat).

Reported.—City of London Sewers; Controverted Elections; Labouring Poor (Ireland); Unlawful Oaths (Ireland).

3° and passed:—Commons Inclosure (No. 2); Petty Bag, &c. Offices (Court of Chancery); Ecclesiastical Patronage Suits Compromise (Ireland); Corrupt Practices at Elections; Metropolitan Commissions of Sewers.

PETITIONS PRESENTED. By Lord Dudley Stuart, from several Lodges of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, for the Extension of the Benefit societies Act to that Order.—By Mr. Hume, from James Glass Bertram, of No. 4, Castle Barns, Edinburgh, Printer of the North British Express Newspaper, for an Inquiry respecting his Case—By Mr. Anderson, from the Commissioners of Supply of the County of Orkney, for Inquiry respecting the Crown Lands of that County.—By Sir William Somerville, from the Great Southern and Western Railway Company of Ireland, for Licensing the Omnibus Carriages (Dublin).—By Lord Charles Wellesley, from the Board of Guardians of the Fordingbridge Union, in the Counties of Southampton and Wilts, for an Alteration of the Poor Law Union Charges Bill—By Mr. Hume, from Members of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows in the Middleton and Heywood District, against the Provident Associations Fraud Prevention Bill.—By Mr. Gibson Craig, from Henry Rankine, Archibald Walker, James Cumming, John Grant, and Robert Hamilton, at present Prisoners in the Calton Jail, Edinburgh, for Inquiry into their Case.—By Mr. Philip Ben-net, from the Rev. Frederick Herbert Maberly, M. A. Vicar of Great Finborough, in the County of Suffolk, for Inquiry respecting his Suggestions for the Improvement of Steam Vessels.