§ Bill. Read a first time:—Liverpool Witnesses Indemnity.
§ Petitions presented. By Earl FITZWILLIAM, from the Dissenters of Perth, and other Places, for the Separation between Church and State; from Rushdon, for renewing and extending the Labour-Rate Act; from the Hand-loom Weavers of Maybole, for a Board of Trade.—By a NOBLE LORD, from Everton, against granting the Claims of the Dissenters.—By the Earl of CARLISLE, from Morpeth, for Assessing all Tenements rated under 10l. towards the Relief of the Poor.—By the Earl of STRADBROKE, from Blything, for the Repeal of the Malt Max.—xBy the Earl of ROSEBERY, from Crieff, for an Alteration in the present System of Church Patronage in Scotland.—By the Earl of Durham, from Kingston-upon-Hull, for Relieving Merchant Seamen from the Payment to Greenwich Hospital; from Houghton-le-Spring, for Repealing the Export Duty on Coals; from Cockermouth, for the Reform of the Church Establishment; from the Agriculturists of East Kent, for the Abolition of Tithes; from the Dean and Chapter of Durham, for making Fines certain, and for a Commutation of Tithes.—By Lord KENYON and the Bishop of GLOUCESTER, from Wilsden and Leigh,—for the Repeal of the Sale of Beer Act.—By the Duke of SOMERSET, Earls MORLEY, FITZWILLIAM, and UXBRIDGE, and Lords FOLEY, STANLEY, and POLTIMORE, from a great Number of Places,—for Relief to the Dissenters.—By the Earl of WICKLOW, Lord KENYON, and the Bishops of LONDON and GLOUCESTER, from several Places,—for the Better Observance of the Sabbath.