HL Deb 18 February 1848 vol 96 c867

Took the Oaths.—Several Lords.

PETITIONS PRESENTED. By several noble Lords, from various places, against the Admission of Jews into Parliament.—From Roothing, for the Adoption of Measures to Impose the Severest Penalties on all those Roman Catholic Priests who shall Denounce Persons from the Altar.—From Stirling, for Repeal of the Bank Charter Act (1844), and for Alteration of the Scotch Banking System.—From Kincardine, for Revision of the Laws regulating the Currency.—From Clerks, Masters and Matrons of various Workhouses, for a Superannuation Fund for Meritorious Officers who may become disabled.—From Glasgow, against the Diplomatic Relations with the Court of Rome Bill.—From Forres, for Alteration of Law respecting Prison Assessment (Scotland).—From William Ferdinand Wratislaw, of Rugby, complaining of an Overcharge of Postage on Foreign Letters.—By the Duke of Beaufort, from the City of Bristol, for the Removal of the Jewish Disabilities.—From Gloucester, for Sanitary Reform.—From Perth, for Revision of the Stamp Duties, and for Reduction of the Duty on Tea—From Paisley, for the Better Observance of the Sabbath.