HC Deb 05 July 1848 vol 100 c131

MINUTES.—PUBLIC BILLS.—1° West India Islands Relief. 2° Parliamentary Proceedings Adjournment; Ecclesiastical Districts Assignment; Juvenile Offenders (Ireland).

PETITIONS PRESENTED. By Sir Francis Baring, from Portsmouth, for an Extension of the Elective Franchise.—By Mr. Brotherton, from James Syme, 1, Bishop's Terrace, Walcot Square, Lambeth, in favour of the Qualification of Members Bill.—By Mr. Beuverie, from Southmolton, and its Vicinity, for an Alteration of the Law respecting the Church of England Clergy.—By Mr. Farnham, from the Baptist Congregation at Rothley, for the Discouragement of Idolatry in India.—By Mr. Thomas Greene, from Halton, Lancaster, for Better Observance of the Lord's Day.—By Mr. Ewart, from the Royal Burgh of Annan, and its Vicinity, in favour of the Places of Worship Sites (Scotland) Bill.—By Mr. Brotherton, from Merchants and Others, of the City of London, for Repeal of the Duty on Receipt Stamps.—By Mr. Bouverie, from the same Place, for an Alteration of the Law respecting Bankruptcy and Insolvency.—By Mr. Bankes, from Sherborne, Dorset, for the Punishment of Bakers using Short Weights.—By Sir George Strickland, from Preston, in favour of a Secular Education.—By Mr. Home Drummoud, from the Presbytery of Weem, Perthshire, for Ameliorating the Condition of the Parochial Schools (Scotland).—By Sir H. Willoughby, from Evesham, Worcester, against the Dealers in Spirits Bill.