§ MINUTES. PUBLIC BILLS.—2a Distraining for Rates. 3a Larceny Acts Amendment.
§ PETITIONS PRESENTED. From James Hamerton, Barrister-at-Law, for Abolition of the Punishment of Death.—From Magistrates, and Others, of Peterhead and Cardigan, against the Repeal of the Navigation Laws.—From Shipowners, and Others, of Peterhead, against any Bill for vesting the Management of the Merchant Seamen's Fund in any Corporation, or in Individuals residing in London.—From Commissioners and Wardmasters of the City of Cape Town, Cape of Good Hope, against the Introduction of Offenders into that Colony or its Dependencies,—From Belfast, and several other Places in Ireland, against the Rate-in-Aid Bill.—From Grand Jurors of the County of Limerick for Inquiry into the whole Condition of Ireland, and into the Working of the Recent Poor Law Extension Act.