HC Deb 25 March 1831 vol 3 c930

Bills. The Tobacco Growth Prohibition (Ireland), the Printed Cottons, was read a second time. The Annual Indemnity, read a first time.

Returns ordered. On the Motion of Mr. GEORGE LAMB, Copies of the Correspondence between the Secretary of State and the Agent for the Colonies of Saint Christopher and Dominica, respecting the abstracts of Slave-laws, referred to in the Resolution of this House, dated on the 24th instant; summary statements of the number of Persons charged with Criminal Offences, who were committed to the different Gaols in England and Wales, for trial at the Assizes and Sessions held for the several Counties, Cities, Towns, and Liberties therein, during the last seven years, distinguishing the number in each year, and shewing the nature of the crimes, respectively, of which they were convicted, acquitted, and with which those were charged, against whom no bills were found, and who were not prosecuted; also, the sentences of those convicted and the number executed of those who received sentence of death.