HL Deb 22 May 1848 vol 98 c1222

Took the Oaths.—Several Lords.

PUBLIC BILLS.—1a Cruelty to Animals Prevention.

3a Assignment of Ecclesiastical Districts.

PETITIONS PRESENTED. By Lord Redesdale and Lord Stanley, from Derbyshire, Herefordshire, Yorkshire, and several other Places, against the Jewish Disabilities Bill.—By Lord Portman, and the Bishop of Norwich, from Lanarkshire, and the Members of several Religious Societies, in favour of the Jewish Disabilities Bill.—By Lord Campbell, from the Members of several Religious Societies, and Others, against the Sale of Intoxicating Liquors on Sundays.—By Lord Portman, from several Charitable Institutions, to be relieved from the Payment of Legacy Duty on Bequests made to them.—By the Earl of Cawdor, from the Presbytery of Orkney, Clare, and other Places, for Facilitating the Attainment of Sites for Churches.—By Lord Redesdale, from the Mayor, Aldermen, and Others, of the City of London, in favour of the Smoke Prohibition Bill.—From the Members of several Lodges of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, for the Extension of the Provisions of the Benefit Societies Act to them.—By Lord Portman, from Middlesex, for an Extension of Suffrage, Vote by Ballot, and Triennial Parliaments.—From the Members of the Presbyteries of Aberlour, Alford, and several Others, against the Marriage (Scotland) Bill, and Registering Births, &. (Scotland) Bill.—From the Parish Schoolmasters of Kirkwall, for Improvement in the present System of Parochial Education, Scotland.—By the Marquess of Breadalbane, from the Ministers and Members of several Religious Bodies in Glasgow, and other Places, against the Diplomatic Relations, Court of Rome, Bill.—From Dumfries, for the Prevention of Sunday Travelling on Railways.—From the Magistrates and Town Council of Perth, for the Repeal of the Law of Entail, Scotland.—From the Parish of St. Mary, New Ross, against the present System of National Education, Ireland.—From the Clergy of Ipplessen and Plympton, against any Addition to the Conditions of Parliamentary Grants to National Schools.—From Tillicoultry, for the Repeal of the Game Laws.—From the Clergy of Cadbury, for Increasing the Number of Bishops.—From the Clergy of Cornwall, and Others, for an Alteration of the Law relative to the Election of Bishops.—From Clergymen in the Deanery of Torrington, that the Clergy may be relieved from Assessment upon their Rent.