§ PUBLIC BILLS.—10 Friendly Societies; Qualification and Registration of Electors (Ireland); Election and Polling Places (Ireland).
§ 20 Scientific Societies.
§ PETITIONS PRESENTED. By Mr. William Marshall, from Carlisle, in favour of the Borough Elections Bill.—By Mr. Cobden, from Nottingham, for Extension of the Elective Franchise.—By Mr. Robert Palmer, from Wokingham, and its Vicinity (Berks), for Adoption of Vote by Ballot.—By Mr. Hume, from Members of the Baptist Church and Congregation, Gosberton (Lincoln), for Discouragement of Idolatry (India).—By Mr. Forbes, from the Provincial Synod of Moray, against the Jewish Disabilities Bill.—By Colonel Hanson, from West Bromwich (Stafford), and by other Hon. Members, from several Places, for Better Observance of the Lord's Day.—By Mr. Elliot, from Commissioners of Supply for the County of Roxburgh, against the Marriages (Scotland) Bill (1847).—By Mr. Cowan, from Inverness, and by Mr. Hume, from Members of the Presbyterian Congregation in Maryton, in favour of the Places of Worship Sites (Scotland) Bill.—By Captain Boldero, from Chippenham, for Inquiry into the Case of the Rajah of Sattara.—By Mr. Forbes, from Stirling, for Alteration of the Banking Law.—By Mr. Gardner, from several Lodges of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Manchester Unity, in favour of an Extension of the Benefit Societies Act.—By Sir R. H. Inglis, from the Parish of West Croker (Somerset), against the Diplomatic Relations, Court of Rome, Bill.—By Captain M'Clintock Bunbury, from the Parish of Tullow, Diocese of Leighlin, and other Places, for Encouragement to Schools in Connexion with the Church Education Society (Ireland).—By Viscount Castlereagh, from Killyleagh, in the County of Down, against the Imprisonment for Debt (Ireland) Bill.—By Sir Benjamin Hall, from Owners and Occupiers of Houses in St. Marylebone, respecting the Marylebone and Finchley Roads.—By Mr. Ord, from George Straker, of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Shipowner, respecting Declarations of War as regards the Merchant Shipping.—By Mr. Hudson, from Shipowners residing at Newry, and other Places, against Repeal of the Navigation Laws.—By Mr. Hume, from the Guardians of the Bangor and Beaumaris Poor Law Union, for Alteration of the Law of Parochial Assessments.—By Sir George Clerk, from Parish Schoolmasters within the Presbytery of Burravoe, Zetland, for Ameliorating their Condition.—By Lord Ashley, from St. John's, Clerkenwell, and several other Places, in favour of the Public Health Bill.—By Sir B. Hall, from a Representative Vestry of St. Marylebone, for Alteration of the Law respecting Remedies against the Hundred.—By Admiral Gordon, from the Presbytery of Alford (Aberdeen).—By Mr. Arkwright, from Leominster, and its Neighbourhood, to take the Turnpike Trust into Consideration.