§ PETITIONS PRESENTED. By Mr. Ker Seymer, from Lyme Regis, against the Parliamentary Oaths Bill. 749 —From Clergy and Laity of the Church of England, respecting the Proposed Alteration of the Law as affects the Bishops.—By Mr. Osborne, from Llangollen, Denbighshire, and from several other Places, for the Abolition of Church Rates.—By Mr. Tufnell, from the Borough of Devonport, in favour of the Clergy Relief Bill,—By Sir John Yarde Buller, from the Deanery of Woodleigh, in the Diocese of Exeter, and from several other Places, against the Marriage Bill.—By Mr. Renton, from the Borough of Berwick-upon-Tweed, in favour of the Marriage (Scotland) Bill.—By Sir William Verner, from Protestants of Stranraer, in the County of Wigtoun, against any Endowment of the Roman Catholic Clergy.—By Mr. C. P. Grenfell, from a Number of Places in Lancashire, respecting the County Expenditure.—By Mr. Pole Carew, from the Guardians of the Launceston Union, in favour of a Revision of Local Taxation.—By Mr. P. Bennet, from the Hundred of Hartismere, in the County of Suffolk, and by other Hon. Members, from several other Places, for a Repeal of the Malt Tax.—By Mr. Ord, from the Letterpress Printers of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, for a Repeal of the Duty on Paper.—By Sir J. Y. Buller, from the Furness Railway Company, respecting the Taxation on Railways.—By Sir J. Tyrell, from Landowners and Others, of the County of Essex, for the Relief of Agricultural Distress.—By Sir R. Peel, from the Trustees of the British Museum, praying for Aid.—By Mr. Thomely, from Wolverhampton, for an Alteration of the Law respecting Copyholds.—By Sir J.Y. Buller, from the Deanery of Woodleigh, in the Diocese of Exeter, for an Alteration of the Law respecting Education.—By Mr. Hume, from the Inhabitants of Trinity Ward, in the City of Chester, in favour of a General Conservancy Bill.—By Mr. W. Fagan, from the Mayor, Alderman, and Others, of Cork, in favour of Sanitary Measures (Ireland).—By Mr. Herries, from Merchants, and Others, of Cork, and by Mr. Renton, from Shipowners, and Others, of Berwick-upon-Tweed, against the Navigation Bill.—By Mr. Walter Long, from the Guardians of the Bradford Union, in the Counties of Wilts and Somerset, respecting Poor Law Assessment.—By Mr. Shafto Adair, from the Electoral Division of Cloughogue, in the County of Antrim, and from several other Places, against the Proposed Hate in Aid (Ireland).—By Mr. Grenville Berkeley, from the Master, Matrons, and Others, of the Cheltenham Union, in favour of a Superannuation Fund for Poor Law Officers.—By Mr. Westhead, from Wolverley, in the County of Worcester, for the Suppression of Promiscuous Intercourse.—By Mr. Brocklehurst, from Macclesfield, Cheshire, and by other Hon. Members, from several Places, for Inquiry respecting Public Libraries.—By Mr. W. Fagan, from the City of Cork, in favour of an Accurate Registration of Births, &c. (Ireland).—By Sir George Clerk, from the Rev. J. Steel, Minister of Pormoak, and Simon Forrest, Session Clerk to the same Place, against the Registering Births, &c. (Scotland) Bill, and also against the Marriage (Scotland) Bill.—By the Attorney General, from the Shrewsbury and Chester Railway Company, for Inquiry respecting the River Dee.—By Sir J. Y. Buller, from Salcombe, and its Vicinity, Devonshire, for the Suppression of the Slave Trade.—By the Attorney General, from the Borough of Chester, for an Alteration of the Small Debts Act.—From several Hon. Members, from a great Number of Places, for Referring War Disputes to Arbitration.