HL Deb 08 February 1848 vol 96 c283

Took the Oaths.—Several Lords.

PETITIONS PRESENTED. By the Bishop of Oxford, from Clergy and Laity of the City of Chichester, and various other places, against the Admission of Jews into Parliament.—From Inhabitants of Hitchin, complaining of the present Burden of Taxation, and against any Additional Expenses being Incurred by Increasing the Military Defences of the Country.—From Clerks, Masters, Matrons, and others connected with the Administration of the Poor Law, for a Superannuation Fund for all Meritorious Officers.—By Lord Stanley, from Inhabitants of the Parish of Vere, in the Island of Jamaica, complaining of the Sugar Duties Act, and praying for Relief.—By Lord Ashburton, from the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Manchester Unity, of Southampton and Devizes, that the Provisions of the Benefit Societies Act may be Extended to them.—From Inhabitants of Worcester, and Ratepayers and others of the Parish of Ware, for the Enactment of Sanitary Measures.