HC Deb 25 May 1849 vol 105 c976

PETITIONS PRESENTED. By Lord Ashley, from Wigtown, against the Marriage (Scotland) Bill; and from St. Cuthbert Stella, County of Durham, against the Sunday Travelling on Railways Bill By Colonel Tynte, from Bridgwater, for Repeal of the Duty on Attorneys' Certificates.—By Sir J. Y. Buller, from the County of Devon, for Agricultural Relief.—By Mr. Reynolds, from Dublin, against a certain proposed Amendment of the Attachments, Courts of Record (Ireland), Bill; and from Ardce, for an Alteration of the Law respecting Spirits (Ireland).—By Mr. W. Lockhart, from Glasgow, against the Lunatics (Scotland) Bill.—By Mr. Ogle, from the Hexham Union, for a Superannuation Fund for Poor Law Officers.—By Sir R. Bulkeley, from the Guardians of the Anglesey Union, for an Alteration of the Poor Law Union Charges Act; and from Llangeinwen, County of Anglesey, for the formation of Treaties by which International Disputes may be referred to the Decision of Arbitrators.—By Mr. Pearson, from a Meeting held at the Literary and Scientific Institution of London, suggesting an improved System of Prison Discipline.—By Mr. O. Morgan, from Bassalleg, Monmouthshire, for the Punishment of the Promoters of Promiscuous Intercourse.—By Mr. Alexander Hastie, from Ministers of the United Presbyterian Church, against the Registering Births, &c. (Scotland) Bill.—By Mr. Pinney, from Weston-super-Mare, for an Alteration of the Sale of Beer Act.—By Lord John Chichester, from the Donegal Square Wesleyan Church Congregation, for the Suppression of the Slave Trade.—By Captain Pechell, from Brighton, for an Alteration of the Small Debts Act.