Monday, February 5, 1849.
MINUTES.] NEW MEMBER SWORN. For Derby, Lawrence Heyworth, Esq.
PETITIONS PRESENTED. From William Bullock, of Biggar, Lanarkshire, for the Adoption of Universal Suffrage.—By Mr. Parker, from Sheffield, for an Alteration of the Law respecting the Church of England Clergy.—By Sir W. Somerville, from the Roman Catholic Bishops of Ireland, for an Alteration of the Law respecting Marriages (Ireland).—By Sir R. H. Inglis, from the Bath Church of England Lay Association, against the Endowment of the Roman Catholic Clergy.—By Sir W. Molesworth, from Merchants, Planters, Traders, and Others, of the Island of Ceylon, praying for Reformatory Measures for that Colony; also from Inhabitants of the same Place, for a Reduction of the Duty on Coffee.—By Mr. Ellis, from Members of the Congregation of the United Christian Church, Marturia Chapel, Reading, for a Reduction of the Duties on Tea, Sugar, and Coffee.—By Mr. F. O'Connor, from John Dillon, for Inquiry into his Case.—By Sir W. Somerville, from the Board of Guardians of the Union of Kilmallock, in the County of Limerick, for an Alteration of the Law respecting the Leases for Lives (Ireland).—By Colonel Dunne, from the Borough of Portarlington, and its Neighbourhood; and by Mr. W. Fagan, from the Board of Guardians of the Cork Union, for Inquiry into the Working of the Poor Law (Ireland).—By Mr. Tufnell, from the Parish of East Stonehouse, Devonshire, for an Alteration of the Sale of Beer Act.—By Mr. Shafto Adair, from Wood-bridge, Suffolk, for Referring War Disputes to Arbitration.