HL Deb 23 May 1848 vol 98 c1253

Took the Oaths.—Several Lords. PETITIONS PRESENTED, By the Marquess of Lansdowne, from London, Birmingham, Bristol, and a large Number of other Places, in favour of the Jews' Disabilities Bill.—By the Earl of Hardwicke, and Bishop of Winchester, from Aberdeen, Lymington, and Hull, and a few Others, against the Jews' Disabilities Bill.—From the Presbytery of Selkirk, for Improvement of the present System of Parochial Education (Scotland).—From the Commissioners of Supply of the County of Selkirk, against the Marriage (Scotland) Bill, and Registering Births, &c. (Scotland) Bill.—From the Synod of Merse and Teviotdale, against the Diplomatic Relations, Court of Rome, Bill.— From the Commissioners of Supply of the County of Selkirk, for the Immediate Completion of the Trigonometrical Survey of Scotland.—By Lord Beaumont, from a number of Members of the Odd Fellows Societies, for an Extension of the Provisions of the Benefit Societies Act to them.—From Ilkeston, in the County of Derby, for an Alteration of the Law of Settlement.—From the Parish of Bangor, in Ireland, for Facilitating the Attainment of Sites for Churches Scotland).—From the Town Council of the Borough of Drogheda, for an Extension of the Elective and Municipal Franchise.—Frem the Protestant Clergy and Laity of Ireland, in favour of a National System of Education (Ireland).—From the Citizens of Dublin, for the Total Abolition of Capital Punishment.