HL Deb 16 May 1848 vol 98 c1056

Took the Oaths.—Several Lords.

PUBLIC BILLS. 2a Insolvent Debtors (India); Poor Houses (Ireland); Maxwell's Restitution.

PETITIONS PRESENTED. From the various Poor Law Officers in the County of Kent, that Provision may be made in the Poor Law Amendment Act, for the Superannuation of all Meritorious Officers who may become Permanently Disabled.—From the Presbytery of Lorn and Ashby-cum-Fenby, against the Jewish Disabilities Bill.—From the same Place, and Others, for the Prevention of Sunday Travelling on Railways, and against the Post Office Delivery of Letters on that Day.—By the Earl of Eglintoun, from the Parochial Board of the Barony Parish of Glasgow, against Registering Births, &c. (Scotland) Bill.—From Parochial Schoolmasters of Deer, Turriff, and Dunkeld, complaining of the Inadequacy of their Remuneration.—From the Inhabitants of Rosneath, Kirkmichael, and other Places, for Facilitating the Attainment of Sites for Churches.—By the Duke of Cleveland, from a Congregation of Independents of the Town of Hartlepool, against the sale of Intoxicating Liquors on Sundays.—From the City of Aberdeen, for the Enactment of Sanitary Measures.—By Lord Beaumont, from several Places in Wales, in favour of the Jaws Disabilities Bill; and also from the Members of several Lodges of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Manchester Unity; also from the Woor and Muxton Female Benefit Society, that the Provisions of the Benefit Societies Act may be extended to them.—From the Members of several Lodges of the Nottingham Order of Odd Fellows, for the Insertion of a Clause in the Provident Associations Fraud Prevention Bill, by which their Surplus Capital may be Invested in the Savings' Banks.

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