HL Deb 02 March 1847 vol 90 c660

PETITIONS PRESENTED. By the Duke of Richmond, from Guardians of the Henstead Union, for the Abolition of the present Law of Settlement, and for the Enactment of other Measures in lieu thereof; and from the Forres Agricultural Meeting, against the proposed Reduction of Duty on Colonial Spirits, unless accompanied by a Corresponding Reduction of Duty on Malt used in making Malt Spirits.—By the Duke of Richmond, from Enniscorthy, for the Amendment of the Poor Relief (Ireland) Act, by Equalizing the Payment of Poor's Rates over the entire of each Union.—From the Grand Jury of the County of Wicklow, assembled at Spring Assizes, 1847, that Steps may be immediately taken for Stimulating the application of Capital to the Promotion of Irish Railways.