HL Deb 12 May 1848 vol 98 cc876-7

Took the Oaths.—Several Lords.

PUBLIC BILLS.—1a Petty Bag Office.

PETITIONS PRESENTED. From several Charitable Institutions, praying to be Relieved from the Payment of Legacy Duty on Bequests made to them.—From Hereford, Leeds, and several other Cities and Boroughs, in favour of the Jewish Disabilities Bill.—From the Clergy of Southampton, and several other Places, against the Jewish Disabilities Bill.—By the Earl Fitzhardinge and Lord Beaumont, from the Members of several Lodges of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Manchester Unity, and the Ancient Order of Foresters, praying that the Provisions of the Benefit Societies Act may be extended to that Order—From a Number of Tradesmen, Mechanics, and Others, for an Alteration of the Poor Law, in order to Relieve the Present Condition of Agricultural Labourers.—From Lancaster, Great and Little Eccleston, and a Number of other Places, against the Sale of Intoxicating Liquors on Sundays.—From Ross, that all Post Offices may be closed on the Lord's Day.—From the Kirk Session of the Parish of North Bute, against the Marriage Bill (Scotland).—From the Commissioners of Supply of the County of Lanark, against the Registering of Births, &c. (Scotland) Bill.—By the Earl of Galloway, from the Elders of the Synod of Lothian and Tweeddale, against the Diplomatic Relations, Court of Rome, Bill.—From the Magistracy and Town Council of the Burgh of Tain, in favour of the Crown and Government Security Bill.