HL Deb 03 May 1849 vol 104 c1140

Public Bills.—1a Exchequer Bills; Sequestrators Remedies; Sewers Acts Amendment.

PETITIONS PRESENTED. By the Earl of Eglinton, Dukes of Northumberland, Richmond, and Beaufort, and Lord Beaumont, from Montrose, Newcastle, Essex, Monmouth, Yorkshire, and other Places, against the Repeal of the Navigation Laws.—By Earls Winchilsea and St. Germans, from Lilley and Offley, for the Revision of those Taxes which press heavily on the Cultivators of the Soil.—By the Earl of Combermere and the Bishop of Oxford, from Swansea, Cheltenham, and a Number of other Places, for the Suppression of Seduction and Prostitution.—By the Bishop of Gloucester, from Stone and Stafford, for an Alteration of the Conditions under which the Grant for the Purposes of Education in Ireland has hitherto been made.—By the Duke of Richmond, from Eanff, to Diminish the Number of Spirit Licenses in Scotland; and from Queen's County, for the Enactment of such Laws as will, by lessening the Demands upon the Tenantry of Ireland, be Equivalent to the Losses sustained by them in the Removal of Protection.—By Lord Brougham, from the Dublin Railway Company, that a Bill for the Audit of Railway Accounts may be passed.—From Loughborough, for the immediate Liberation of the Rev. J. Shore.—From Edinburgh, for an Alteration in the existing Regulations of Parochial Schools (Scotland).—From Sarum, for the Amendment of a certain Clause in the Proceedings against Clergy Bill.—From Tynemouth, that a Demand may be made on the Brazilian and Spanish Governments for the Liberation of all Slaves.—By the Earl of Harrowby, from Barking, Uttoxeter, and several other Places, for an Alteration in the Granting of Beer Licenses.—From numerous Tradesmen in the Metropolis, for the Suppression of Sunday Trading.—From Graves-end, Bristol, and a Number of other Places, against, and by Lord Stanley, from the Montreal Board of Trade, in favour of, the Navigation Bill,—By the Bishop of Cashel, from the Irish Branch of the United Church of England and Ireland, for an Alteration of the National System of Education in Ireland.