HL Deb 27 April 1849 vol 104 c921

PUBLIC BILLS.—1a Turnpike Trusts Union.

2a Cruelty to Animals Prevention.

3a Prisoners' Removal (Ireland); Smoke Prohibition.

PETITIONS PRESENTED. By the Earl of Harrowby and the Bishop of Durham, from Stow, Louth, and several other Places, against the Granting of any New Licenses to Beer Shops.—By the Earl of Eglinton and Lord Stanley, from Greenock, Leith, and a Number of other Places, against the Repeal of the Navigation Laws.—By Earls Mounteashell and Nelson, and Bishops of Durham and Oxford, from Liverpool, South Shields, and a great Number of other Places, for the Suppression of Seduction and Prostitution.—By the Bishop of Durham, from Newcastle-upon-Tyne, that Measures may be adopted for the preventing Explosions in Collieries.—By the Duke of Argyll, from the Free Church of Canongate, Edinburgh, against Sunday Railway Travelling.—By the Earl of Harrowby, from St. Mary, Newington, against Sunday Trading.—By Earl Fortescue, from Barnstaple, that the Jurisdiction of County Courts may be Extended to Causes of larger Amounts.—From Waterford, for the Enactment of Sanitary Measures; also for the Establishment of an accurate Registry of Births, Deaths, and Marriages in Ireland.—From Loddiswell, that a Demand may be made on the Brazilian and Spanish Governments for the Liberation of all Slaves—By the Earl of Eglinton, from Greenock, against the Repeal of the Merchant Seamen's Fund.—From the Alleged Lunatics Friend Society, for Inquiry into the Present Mode of Treatment.