HC Deb 26 February 1849 vol 102 c1205

New Members Sworn.—For Cardigan, Pryse Pryse, Esq.; For Donegal, Thomas Conolly, Esq.

PUBLIC BILLS.—2° Overseers (Cities and Boroughs); Outdoor Paupers.

Reported.—Relief of Distress (Ireland); Vice-Guardians of Unions (Ireland); Petty Sessions; Distraining for Rates.

PETITIONS PRESENTED. By Mr. Philip Miles, from George Turner, and Others, respecting Lay Clerks at Cathedral Churches.—By Mr. Sharman Crawford, from Rochdale, for an Alteration of the Law respecting the Church of England Clergy.—By Mr. Scott, from New South Wales, respecting a Constitution for that Colony—By Mr. Cowan, from the Parish of Currie, Edinburgh; and by Sir T. Birch, from the Letterpress Printers of Liverpool, for a Repeal of the Paper Duty.—By Viscount Bernard, from the Parish of Kilrogan, Bandon, for Encouragement to Schools in Connexion with the Church Education Society (Ireland).—By Sir Thomas Birch, from Merchants, and Others, Inhabitants of Liverpool, for Reduction in the Public Expenditure.—By Sir J. Johnstone, from Shipowners, and Others, of the Port of Scarborough, against a Repeal of the Navigation Laws.—By Sir W. Verner, from Ratepayers of Carrowbrack, in the County of Armagh, for an Alteration of the Poor Law (Ireland).—By Mr. John Williams, from Samuel Sanders, late a Clerk in the Money Order Department of the General Post Office, for Inquiry into his Case.—By Mr. Divett, from Exeter, for the Suppression of the Slave Trade.—By Sir Edward Buxton, from Merchants, and Others, of Braintree, in the County of Essex, for an Alteration of the Small Debts Act.—By Mr. Du Pre, from several Inhabitants of Brill, and its Vicinity, Bucks, for Referring War Disputes to Arbitration.