HC Deb 24 August 1848 vol 101 c486

PUBLIC BILLS.—1° Royal Military Asylum.

2° Batersea Park, &c.; Taxing Masters, Court of Chancery (Ireland).

Reported.—Transfer of Landed Property (Ireland); Local Acts; Fever (Ireland).

3° and passed:—City of London Sewers; Unlawful Oaths (Ireland); Bankrupts' Release; Nuisances and Contagious Diseases.

PETITIONS PRESENTED. By Lord George Bentinck, from Agents, and Others, connected with the Carne Brea Copper Mine, and from several other Places in Cornwall, against the Copper and Lead Duties Bill.—By Mr. Elliott, from several Freeholders of the County of Roxburgh, for Inquiry into the Working of the Excise Laws.—By Mr. Wakley, from William Bridle, late Governor of the Somerset County Gaol, for Inquiry respecting his Dismissal from that Office.—From John Evans, Medical Practitioner to the Cardigan Union, for an Inquiry relative to the Conduct of the Officers of that Union.—By Mr. Muntz, from Members of the Birmingham Reform League, praying for Remedial Measures for the Distressed State of the Country.—By Mr. Wakley, from Thomas Ford, a Prisoner in the Queen's Bench Prison, praying for an Inquiry into his Case; also from. William Cobbett, likewise a Prisoner in the same Place, praying for an Amendment of the Imprisonment for Debt Act.—From several Members of the Royal College of Surgeons, in favour of Medical Reform.—By Mr. P. Scrope, from the Operatives of Nottingham, for the In-closure of Waste Lands.