§ MINUTES.] Took the Oaths—Several Lords.
§ PUBLIC BILLS.—3a and passed:—New Zealand Government.
§ PETITIONS PRESENTED. From Clerks and others engaged in the Administration of the Poor Laws, for making Provision for their Superannuation when they may become permanently Disabled.—From Whitchurch, and Skreen, against the Present System of National Education (Ire- 232 land).—From Watten, and Stoke, against the Diplomatic Relations, Court of Rome, Bill.—From Members of Two Lodges of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Manchester Unity, for the Extension of the Provisions of the Benefit Societies Act to that Order.—From Modbury, and Royston, against the Admission of Jews into Parliament.—By the Archbishop of York, from Ipswich, and York, for the Enactment of Sanitary Measures.—From Stowmarket, for the Adoption of Measures for the Suppression of Seduction and Prostitution.—From Two Dissenting Congregations of Mirfield, for the Better Observance of the Sabbath.—From Auchterarder, against the Increase of National Defences.