§ Bills. The Royal Assent was given by Commission to the following Bills:—Four-per-Cent Annuities; Pensions (Civil Offices); Navy Pay; Landed Securities (Ireland); Administration of Justice in Boroughs; Central Criminal Court; Sale of Tea; Greenwich Hospital; London Port Dues; Chimney Sweepers; Roman Catholic Marriages; Common Fields' Exchange; and a Number of Private Bills.—Read a third time:—Newspaper Stamps (Ireland); Stannaries Court (Cornwall).
§ Petitions presented. By the Marquess of BUTE, from the Shareholders of the London and Westminster Bank, in favour of the Bill concerning the Bank.—By the Earl of MANSFIELD, from the Parochial Schoolmasters of Kincardine, for an increased Stipend.—By the same, from the same Place; and by Lord WYNFORD, from Liverpool; and Lord TEYNHAM, from Kensington and Rowley Regis,—ageinst the poor-Laws' Amendment Bill. 460 —By the Duke of BUCCLEUGH, the Bishop of GLOUCESTER, and Lord COLCHESTER, from several Places,—for Protection to the Established Church, against the Claims of the Dissenters, and against the Universities' Admission Bill.