§ PUBLIC BILLS.—Reported.—Apprehension of Deserters (Portugal).
§ PETITIONS PRESENTED. By Mr. Compton, from Warblington. County of Southampton, against the Parliamentary Oaths Bill.—By Mr. Lushington, from Inhabitants of 533 the Metropolis, for the Adoption of Universal Suffrage.—By Mr. Fergus, from the Members of the Scotch Baptist Church, Rose Street, Kirkcaldy, for the Affirmation Bill.—By Mr. Eliott Lockhart, from Galashiels, for the Clergy Relief Bill.—By Mr. Fuller, from Arlington, Sussex, against, and by Mr. Parker, from Sheffield, in favour of, the Marriages Bill.—By Mr. Eliott Lockhart, from Selkirk, against the Marriage (Scotland) Bill.—By Mr. Fergus, from Wemyss, Fife, and from several other Places, against the Sunday Travelling on Railways Bill.—By Viscount Newport, from Bridgnorth, for Repeal of the Duty on Malt.—By Colonel Mure, from Neilston, County of Renfrew, for Repeal of the Duty on Paper.—By Mr. Spooner, from Members of the Birmingham General Provident and Benevolent Institution, against the Friendly Societies Bill.—By Mr. Henry Herbert, from the County of Kerry, for an Alteration of the Grand Jury Laws (Ire land).—By Colonel Arbuthnott, from the County of Kincardine, against the Lunatics (Scotland) Bill.—By Mr. Alcock, from the Epsom Union, for the Adoption of Measures for the Suppression of Mendicancy.—By Mr. Plumptre, from Ramsgate, against the Navigation Bill.—By Mr. Wodehouse, from Aylsham Union, Norfolk, and by other hon. Members, for a Superannuation Fund for Poor Law Officers.—By Mr. Bateson, from Moneymore, County of Derry, against the proposed Rate in Aid (Ireland).—By Mr. Fergus, from Dunfermline and Auchtermuchty, for the Punishment of the Promoters of Promiscuous Intercourse.—By Mr. Farrer, from Darlington, County of Durham, against the Public Roads (England and North Wales) Bill; also for Compensation should this Bill pass into a Law.—By Mr. Newdegate, from Fentry, County of Stirling, against the Registering Births, &c. (Scotland) Bill.—By M. Heyworth, from Derby, for an Alteration of the Sale of Beer Act.—By Mr. Milner Gibson, from the Chamber of Commerce and Manufactures at Manchester, for Repeal of the Act 8 and 9 Vic., c. 122, respecting the Slave Trade (Brazil).—By Mr. Heyworth, from Whitchurch, Somersetshire, for referring International Disputes to Arbitration.