§ Petition of Andrew Mount Haes, praying for leave to introduce a Bill "For rendering valid certain Letters Patent granted to Adolph Leven in respect of an invention for improvements in appliances for protection against projectiles"; together with a copy of the proposed Bill annexed thereto; read, and referred to the Examiners.
§ Preston Corporation (Ribble Navigation) Bill [H.L.]; Dearne Valley Railway Bill [H.L.]; Truro Water Bill [H.L.]; Torpoint Urban District Water Bill [H.L.]; Great Central Railway Bill [H.L.]; Great Central Railway (Pension Fund) Bill [H.L.]. Report from the Committee of Selection, That the Lord Stanmore be proposed to the House as a member of the Select Committee on the said Bills in the place of the Earl of Lauderdale, and that the Lord Stanmore be Chairman of the said Committee. Read, and agreed to.