HC Deb 23 June 1848 vol 99 c1074

PUBLIC BILLS.—1° Court of Justiciary (Scotland).

2° Sunday Trading (Metropolis).

PETITIONS PRESENTED. By Dr. Bowring, Mr. Grantley Berkeley, and several other Hon. Members, from an Immense Number of Places, in favour of an Extension of the Elective Franchise.—By Mr. Ward, from Henry Wolstenholme, Inhabitant of Sheffield, for an Alteration of the Law respecting the Currency.—By Mr. W. Evans, from Members of the Congregations of Wesleyan Methodists of the Town of Bakewell, and its Vicinity (Derby), for a Better Observance of the Lord's Day,—By Mr. Smollett, from the Commissioners of Supply of Dumbarton, against the Places of Worship Sites (Scotland) Bill.—By Sir W. Molesworth, from Merchants, Bankers, Shipowners, and Others, of the City of London, respecting the Disposal of Waste Lands in the Colonies.—By Mr. Philip Miles, from the Parish of Clarendon (Middlesex), to take the Case of the West India Colonies into Consideration.—By Lord Dudley Stuart, from Charles Reynolds Williams, of Park Square West, Regent's Park, for Inquiry into the Case of Crishna Rao Withul.—By Mr. Alexander Hastie, from Distillers of Spirits from Malt only, in Glasgow and its Neighbourhood, against a Reduction of the Differential Rate of Duty between Colonial and Home-made Spirits.—By Mr. Beckett, from Leeds, against Interference with the Use of Sugar in Brewing.—By Sir Edward Buxton, from Members of the Brook Street West India Association, in favour of an Adequate Sugar Protection.—By Mr. Ward, from Samuel Roberts, of Park Grange, Yorkshire, for Appointing a Senate to Assist the Crown in its Functions.—By Viscount Duncan, from William Graham Watt, of Brecknoss, in the County of Orkney, for Inquiry respecting the Crown Lands of that Place.—By Colonel Conolly, from the Parish of Finner-in-Innismac-saint, in the Diocese of Clogher, against the Diplomatic Relations, Court of Rome, Bill.—By Lon Dudley Stuart, from Operatives suffering Hunger and Distress for Want of Employ, residing in the Parish of St. Marylebone, for Remedial Measures for their Distress.—By Mr. Newdegate, from C. F. Mathews, and several other Persons, for Restricting the Number of Foreign Theatres in the Metropolis.—By Viscount Castlereagh, from Inhabitants of the Manor of Ballywalter and its Liberties, in the County of Down, for Alteration of the Imprisonment for Debt (Ireland) Bill.—By Mr. George Hamilton, from Richard Dean Kane, of Talbot Street, Dublin, for Amendment of the Lands Clauses Consolidation Act (1845).—By Mr. Forbes, from Members of the Parochial Board of Falkirk, against the Lunatic Asylums (Scotland) Bill—By Mr. William Miles, from Guardians of the Foor of the Clutton Union, Somerset, for an Alteration of the Law respecting Mendicancy.—By Mr. Monsell, from Proprietors, Tenants, and Others, of the County of Limerick, respecting the Municipal Corporations (Ireland) Acts.—By Mr. Herries, from Members of the Committee of the General Shipowners Society, and by other Hon. Members, from several Places, against a Repeal of the Navlgation Laws.—By Sir Benjamin Hall, from Guardians of the Poor of the Parish of St. Marylebone, for an Alteration of the Poor Law.—By Viscount Jocelyn, from King's Lynn, and its Vicinity, for an Alteration of the Law respecting Promiscuous Intercourse—By Lord Dudley Stuart, from Charles De Lacy Nash, of Montagu Street, Portman Square, respecting the Prosecution of several Railway Depredators.