HL Deb 14 May 1849 vol 105 c365

PUBLIC BILLS.—l a Consular Expenditure Act Amendment.

PETITIONS PRESENTED. By the Bishops of Ripon and London, from a great Number of Parishes in London, and other Places, for the Suppression of Seduction and Prostitution; also from the National Institute of Medicine, in favour of Medical Reform.—By the Earl of Stradbroke, from Places in Cornwall and Essex, and several other Counties, complaining of Agricultural Distress, and for a Repeal of the Malt Tax.—By Lords Brougham and Wharncliffe, from Halifax, Huddersfield, and Ripon, against the Bankrupt Law Consolidation Bill.—By the Duke of Argyll, from Edinburgh, and several other Places in Scotland, for the Enactment of a Law allowing a solemn Affirmation to be substituted in lieu of an Oath.—By the Marquess of Londonderry, from Newtownards, against the Rate in Aid Bill.—By the Earl of Carlisle, from Lancashire, for the Establishment of a general System of Secular Education; also from Bradford and Woolwich, for the Protection and Relief of Clergymen seceding from the Established Church.