HL Deb 25 May 1848 vol 98 c1329

Took the Oaths.—Several Lords.—The Lord Stafford took the Oath prescribed by the Act 10 Geo. IV., to be taken by Persons professing the Roman Catholic Religion.

Sat first.—The Lord Saye and Sele, after the Death of his Cousin; The Earl of Powis, after the Death of his Father.

Petitions Presented. By the Duke of Richmond, Earl Delawarr, Lord Stanley, and the Earl of Galloway, from a great number of places, against the Removal of the Jewish Disabilities.—From Bristol and Aughaloo, and several other Places, complaining of the Inefficient Support granted to Schools in Ireland.—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 them.—By the Earl of Erne, from Limaskia and Roscommon, for an Alteration of the Poor Law (Ireland).—From Forres and Elgin, against the Registering Births, Marriages, &c. (Scotland) Bill.—From Purton, Malford, and Rolvenden, for Inquiring into the Existing State of Turnpike Trusts.—From Walsall, for an Alteration of the Law of Debtor and Creditor.—By Earl Grey, and Earl of Radnor, from Hardwick, and other Places, in favour of the Jewish Disabilities Bill.—From several Wesleyan Methodist Congregations, and the City of Bristol, against the Sale of Intoxicating Liquors on Sundays.