HC Deb 22 August 1848 vol 101 c376

PUBLIC BILLS.—2° Bankrupts' Release.

Reported.—Millbank Prison; Fever (Ireland); Dublin Police; Local Acts.

3° and passed:—Sugar Duties: Sheep, &c., Contagious Disorders Prevention.

PETITIONS PRESENTED. By Sir Edward Buxton, from Charles Miller, M. A., Vicar of Harlow, in the Old Diocese of London, respecting the Revenues of the Church of England.—By Mr. Fortescue, from the Inhabitants of the Borough of Barnstaple, for an Alteration of the Law respecting the Church of England Clergy.—By Mr. J. Wilson, from the Sugar Refiners of London, against the Proposition for the Admission of Foreign Refined Sugar.—By Edward Bunbury, from the West Suffolk Lodge of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, for the Extension of the Benefit Societies Act to that Order.—By Mr. Moffatt from Shipowners, and Others, of Dartmouth, for a Repeal of the Navigation Laws.—By Colonel Boyle, from the Ratepayers of the Parish of Frome Selwood, in the County of Somerset, for an Alteration of the Poor Law.—By Mr. Henley, from the Guardians of the Thame Union, in the Counties of Oxford and Buckingham, against the Poor Law Union District Schools Bill.—Sir Lucius O'Brien, from the Grand Jury of the County of Clare, for selecting the River Shannon as the Outpost for America.—By Mr. Moffatt, from Charles William Gregory, Managing Owner of the Steam Ship "Connaught Ranger," for Inquiry into the Conduct of the Revenue Officers, as regards that Vessel.