HC Deb 20 March 1848 vol 97 c769

PUBLIC BILLS.—1° Property Tax; Stamp Duties Assimilation.

PETITIONS PRESENTED. By Mr. Tufnell, from Devonport, for Abolition from Arrest—By Mr. Goring, from Chichester, for an Alteration of the Law of Bishops.—By Mr. Bright, From Manchester, for Amendment of the Bishopric of Manchester Act; and Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction Act,—By Mr. Headlam, from Newcastle-upon-Tyne, for Alteration of the Law respecting the Church of England Clergy.—By Captain Vyse, from Dallington (North Hants), against the Jewish Disabilities Bill.—By Mr. Cowan, from Members of the Scotch Church, Regent Square, London, for Better Observance of the Lord's Day.—By Sir Thomas Acland, from Tavistock (Devon), complaining of the Conduct of the Roman Catholic Clergy (Ireland).—By Mr. Napier, from Members of the Congregation of Townsend Street, Belfast, against the Roman Catholic Relief Bill.—By Mr. Law, form Rawreth (Essex), and by Mr. Strutt, from Derby, against the Roman Catholic Relief Bill, and the Diplomatic Relations with the Court of Rome Bill.—By Mr. Cowan, from Alyes (Elgin), for Abolition of University Tests (Scotland).—By several Hon. Members, from a number of Places, for Repeal of the Duty on Attorneys Certificates.—By Sir R. Ferguson, from Burntisland, for Inquiry into the Excise Laws.—By Mr. Floyer, from Weymouth, and by Mr. Hollond, from Hastings, for Exemption of Charitable Institutions from Legacy Duties.—By Sir R. Ferguson, from Kirkaldy, for Alteration of the Law of Lighthouses.—By Mr. J. Evans, from Haverfordwest, and by Mr. Morris, from Llanelly, against a Continuance of the Property Tax.