§ New Peers. The following newly created Peers took the Oaths, and their seats:—The Marquis of WEST-MINSTER (Earl GROSVENOR), introduced by the Marquis of LANSDOWN, and the Marquis of CHOLMONDELEY; Lord POLTIMORE (Sir GEORGE WARWICK BAMPFYLDE, Baronet), introduced by Lords DUCIE and SEGRAVE; Lord PANMURE (Hon. WILLIAM MAULE), introduced by Lords BELHAVEN and DOVER; Lord DINORBEN (WILLIAM LEWIS HUGHES, Esq.), introduced by Lords DUNDAS and DUCIE; Earl of BURLINGTON (Lord GEORGE CAVENDISH), introduced by the Earl of CARLISLE, and the Earl of GOSFORD; the Earl of CAMPERDOWN, (Viscount DUNCAN), introduced by the Earl of ALBEMARLE, and the Earl of GOSFORD.
§ Bills. Read a second time; Game-laws Amendment; Hackney Coach Act Amendment, and Land Tax Double Assessment.
§ Petitions presented. By the Earl of RADNOR, from the Inhabitants of Chippenham and Corsham, for the Introduction of Poor Laws into Ireland. By the Archbishop of CANTERBURY, and the Bishop of BATH and WELLS, from the Clergy of the Deaneries of Elham and Lymhore, and of the Inhabitants of Sheen, against the Beer Bill. By the Marquis of LANSDOWN, and other Noble LORDS, from the Minister and Inhabitants of Preston-cum-Sutton, and East Keal, Duckleburgh, Shepton Mallet, Winscombe, and nine other places, for the Abolition of Slavery. By the Marquis of LANSDOWN, from the Catholic Clergy and Laity of Newmarket (Cork), and twelve other places, to grant the Catholic Clergy a portion of the Funds destined for Education in Ireland. By the Earl of SHREWSBURY, from the Governors and Trustees of thirty Catholic Orphan Schools in Dublin, and of two other places, for an alteration of the Grant for Education in Ireland; from the Inhabitants of Newtownbarry, and eleven other places in Ireland, praying that the Yeomanry be disbanded; from several Societies and places in Ireland; eight Petitions, for the Repeal of the Union, from the Inhabitants of Whitchurch, (Cork), for the Introduction of Poor Laws into Ireland; from a Society of Galway, for Equalizing the Elective Franchise of that place; from the Inhabitants of Baglass, and four other places for Reform in Parliament; from the Catholic Clergy and Inhabitants of Navan, to alter the Law of Marriages between Catholics and Protestants from the Catholic Inhabitants of Ratoath, for the Repeal of the Burial Act; and from the Catholic Inhabitants of Navan, to resume Church Lands in Ireland, and apply them for the general good.