HL Deb 24 May 1849 vol 105 c875

PUBLIC BILLS.—1a Insolvent Debtors Act Amendment.

2a Freemen's Lands; Accounts of Turnpike Trusts (Scotland).

Received the Royal Assent—St. John's, Newfoundland, Rebuilding; Grants of Land (New South Wales); Land Improvement and Drainage (Ireland); Poor Laws (Ireland) Rate in Aid.

PETITIONS PRESENTED. From Swansea, for the immediate Liberation of Mr. Shore.—By the Earl of Yarborough, from Lincolnshire, Yorkshire, and Devonshire, for the Adoption of Measures for the Suppression of Seduction and Prostitution; also from Lincoln, for Extending the Jurisdiction of County Courts; also from Southampton, for a Repeal of the Malt and Hop Duties, and the Game Laws, for a Recognition of Tenant Right, and a Revision of the Taxation of the Country—By the Earl of Harrowby, from Sheffield, and other Places, against the Granting of any New Licenses to Beer Shops.—From Newport, Isle of Wight, in favour of referring all International Differences to Arbitration by Neutral Powers.—By the Duke of Richmond, from Marlborough and Surrey, and by Lord Stanley and Earl Talbot, from the Isle of Man and Ramsey, against the Navigation Bill.