§ Mr. W. HORTON brought in a Bill to direct certain Returns to be made to Parliament from Parishes in England and Wales, and to enable Parishes to raise Money for certain purposes therein set forth upon terminable annuities charged in their Poor-rates. The CHANCELLOR of the EXCHEQUER brought in a Bill to Repeal so much of the GO Geo. III. as related to the Sentence of Banishment for the second offence of Libel, and to provide other remedies against the punishment of Libel.
§ Returns ordered. On the Motion of Mr. R. GORDON, Fees received by Persons holding Offices in the Court of Exchequer in 1829, except those filling judicial offices, the Names of the Parties, and the aggregate amount of the Fees:—The nine items of charge for Printing for the Chief Secretary of Ireland, at Dublin Castle, from the 5th of January, 1829, to the 5th of January, 1830:—The Sums necessary to pay the Expense of the Record Commission, Ireland:—On the Motion of Mr. HUME, the Names and Emoluments of the Individuals holding Situations in the Court of Chancery.
§ Petitions presented. Against giving Poor-Laws to Ireland, by General ARCHDALL, from the Landowners of Fermanagh:—By Mr. SANDERSON, from the Landowners of Cavan. Against the assimilation of Stamp Duties (Ireland), by General ARCHDALL, from the Proprietor of the "Fermanagh Reporter":—By Lord KILLEEN, from the Benevolent Society of Kilkenny. Against the Irish Constabulary Bill, by Sir II. PARNELL, from the Magistrates of Queen's County. By Sir J. WROTTESLEY, from Staffordshire, against Slavery. By Mr. HUSKISSON, from Liverpool, against the House and Window Tax. By the Marquis of CHANDOS, from Buckinghamshire, against the Irish Paupers' Removal Bill. By Mr. CURTEIS, from Wadhurst, Sussex, against the Malt-Tax. By Mr. BELL, from Alnwick, against the Duty on Tobacco. By Lord G. BENTINCK, from Cambridgeshire, against the Beer Bill. By Mr. Alderman THOMPSON, from the Soap Manufacturers of London, against the Excise Duty on Soap. By Sir J. GRAHAM, from certain Magistrates of Cumberland, complaining of the Expense attending the Removal 922 of Scotch Paupers. By Mr. HOBHOUSE, from the Parish of St. James, Westminster, against the Irish and Scotch Pauper Removal Bill. By Sir J. GRAHAM, from certain Inhabitants of the City of Ely, in favour of the Sale of Beer Bill. By Lord STANLEY, from the Journeymen Calico Printers of Lancashire, Cheshire, Derbyshire, Yorkshire, and their vicinity, against the employment of numerous Apprentices, and the extensive use of Machinery. By Mr. R. GRANT, from John Thomas Church, calling for a Revision of the Bankrupt Laws. By Mr. HUME, from the Royal Burgh of Brechin, against the Inventor)' Duty. By Mr. O'CONNELL, from the Inhabitants of Youghal, of Skibbereen, of Ballyshannon, and of Blamire, in the County of Cork, and from the Inhabitants of St. Paul's and St. Ann's, Shanyan, in the City of Cork, against the Irish Vestries Act. By Mr. ROMBOLD, from Persons engaged in the Herring Fishery at Great Yarmouth, for a continuance of the Fishery Bounties. By Mr. O. CAVE, two Petitions from John Shehan and Francis Horner, complaining of a misappropriation of Funds by the Corporation of Derry.