HC Deb 08 February 1848 vol 96 c286

PETITIONS PRESENTED. By Mr. V. Smith, from Northampton, for the Abolition of the Privilege now granted to Members of Parliament of Freedom from Arrest.—By Mr. Horsman, from several places, for Amendment of the Church Endowment Act.—By several hon. Members, from a great number of places, for and against the Jewish Disabilities Bill.—By Mr. Christopher, from Lincoln, for Better Observance of the Lord's Day.—By Mr. Fagan, from Cork, for the Abolition of Ministers' Money (Ireland) By Lord Ashley, and other hon. Members, from several places, complaining of the Conduct of the Roman Catholic Clergy (Ireland), and against the Roman Catholic Relief Bill.—By Mr. Bouverie, from North Berwick, for Alteration of the Law respecting Sites for Churches (Scotland).—By Mr. George Thompson, from Camberwell, for Inquiry respecting the Rajah of Sattara.—By Lord G. Bentinck, from Persons interested in the Cultivation of Sugar, for Consideration of the West India Colonies.—By Mr. Buck, from Devon, Sir A. Hood, from Somerset, and Mr. Sheridan, from Aylesbury, for Repeal of the Duty on Attorneys' Certificates.—By Mr. Cowan, and Mr. M'Gregor, from Edinburgh, for Inquiry respecting the Excise Laws.—By Mr. G. Thompson, from W. Cole, Journeyman Carpenter, of Bromley, Middlesex, for Alteration of Property Tax By Mr. H. Currie, from Guildford, for Reduction of Duty on Tea; and from Northampton, for Repeal of Window Duty.—By Mr. Duncan, from Forfar, for Re peal or Alteration of the Bank of England Charter Act, and Banking (Scotland) Act.—By Lord E. Bruce, and Sir P. Egerton, from several Odd Fellows' Societies, for Extension of the Benefit Societies Act.—By Mr. C. Cavendish, from Buckingham, for Repeal of the Game Laws.—By Lord John Russell, from Kilrush Board of Guardians, for Alteration of Law of Landlord and Tenant (Ireland).—From Northampton, for Amendment of the Municipal Corporations Act.—By Mr. Simeon, from the Isle of Wight, and Mr. G. Thompson, from Greenwich, for Retrenchment of the Naval and Military Expenditure.—By Mr. Buck, from Bideford, against Repeal of the Navigation Laws.—By Mr. V. Smith, from Trustees of the General Municipal Charities of Northampton, for Alteration of the Law affecting those Institutions—By several hon. Members, from Poor Law Officers of various places, for a Superannuation Fund.—By Mr. Brand, from Hitchin, for Abolition of the Punishment of Death.