§ PUBLIC BILLS.—Reported.—Maxwell's Restitution; Scientific Societies.
§ PETITIONS PRESENTED. By Mr. Alexander Hastie, from Electors of Glasgow, and a great Number of other Places, for an Extension of the Elective Franchise.—By Mr. Cowan, from Members of the Free West Church Congregation of Perth, respecting Quoad Sacra Churches.—By Sir R. H. Inglis, from Members of the Presbytery of North Isles, against the Jewish Disabilities Bill.—By Mr. Blewitt, from Newport, and by other Hon. Members, from several Places, for Better Observance of the Lord's Day.—By Mr. Baillie, from Kilmorack, Inverness, and by other Hon. Members, from a great Number of Places, in favour of the Places of Worship Sites (Scotland) Bill.—By Mr. G. S. Duff, from the Parish of Urquhart, for Abolition of University Tests (Scotland).—From Justices of the Peace, Commissioners of Supply, and Freeholders of the County of Sutherland, for Inquiry into the Excise Laws.—By Sir William Clay, from several Lodges of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Manchester Unity, for an Extension of the Benefit Societies Act.—By Sir William Somerville, from Clerks of Petty Sessions of the County of Meath, complaining of the Insufficiency of their Remuneration.—By Mr. Cowan, from the Provincial Synod of Angus and Mearns, against the Diplomatic Relations, Court of Rome, Bill.