HL Deb 15 May 1848 vol 98 c979

Took the Oaths.—The Earl of Minto; The Lord Melros; The Right Hon. Edward John Stanley, having been created Baron Eddisbury.

Sat first.—The Lord Abereromby, after the Death of his Father; The Lord Bateman, after the Death of his Father.

PUBLIC BILLS.—2a Poor Removal; Parliamentary Proceedings Adjournment; Assignment of Ecclesiastical Districts.

PETITIONS PRESENTED. By Lords Campbell and Portman, and the Earl of Haddington, from the Magistracy and Council of the City of Glasgow, in favour of the Jews' Disabilities Bill.—By the Duke of Wellington, and the Earl of Eglintoun, from the Members of several Lodges of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, that the Provisions of the Benefit Societies Act may be Extended to that Order.—By the Bishop of Peterborough, and the Bishop of Norwich, from Members of the Church of England and Dissenters of a great number of Places, against the Sale of Intoxicating Liquors on Sundays.—From Members of the Free Church of Cupar, Forfar, and other Places, for Facilitating the Attainment of Sites for Churches (Scotland).—From the Guardians of the Poor of the Bedford Union, for Repeal or Alteration of the Law of Settlement.—From the Baptists of Louth, that the System of Idolatry practised in India may no longer receive any Support from the British Government.—From the Parish of Saint Elizabeth, Jamaica, complaining of Measures recently Adopted in regard to Colonial Produce.—From the Presbytery of Glasgow, against the Marriage (Scotland) Bill, and the Registering Births, &c. (Scotland) Bill.—By the Bishop of Winchester, and the Earl of Galloway, from Wiltshire, Edinburgh, and other Places, against the Jewish Disabilities Bill.—From Merchants' House, Glasgow, against the Repeal or Alteration of the Navigation Laws.—From Woodbridge, Suffolk, for the Adoption of Measures for the Suppression of Seduction and Prostitution.—From the Tenant Farmers and others of Haddington, for the Repeal or Alteration of the Game Laws.—From the Protestant Clergy and Laity of Ireland, of Newry, and of Norwich, in favour of the National System of Education.—From the Mayor, Aldermen, &c. of Cork, for a Repeal of the Union.—From the Church of England Schoolmasters' Association, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, against any Addition to the Conditions of Parliamentary Grants to National Schools.