HC Deb 12 May 1834 vol 23 c860

Petitions presented. By Mr. PHILPOTTS, from the Debtors Confined in the Fleet Prison, for Abolishing Imprisonment for Debt—By Mr. TOWNLEY, from several Places, in favour of the Lord's Day Observance Bill.—By Messrs. FINCH and MAXWELL, from several Places,—for the Better Observance of the Sabbath.—By Messrs. HALL, SCROPE, and FLEETWOOD, from several Places, for Amending the Sale of Beer Act.—By Messrs. LLOYD and POTTER, from the Retailers of Beer at Stockport and Leigh, to be put on the same footing as Licensed Victuallers.—By Messrs. POTTER and LLOYD, from several Dissenting Congregations, for Relief to the Dissenters.—By Mr. BLACKBURN, from two Places, against Church Rates.—By Messrs. KENNEDY and JERVIS, from Finsbury, &c, for a Clause in the Justices of the Peace Bill.—By Sir D. SANFORD, from the Schoolmasters of several Places in Scotland, for an increased Stipend.—By Messrs. O'BRIEN and TOOKE, from Individuals in Government Offices, against the Pensions Civil Offices Bill.—By Colonel LEITH HAY, from Inverary and Stonehouse, for an Inquiry into the Causes of the increase of Drunkenness.—By Sir D. SANDFORD, from Glasgow, Ayr, and other Places, for an Alteration in the present System of Church Patronage in Scotland.—By Lord BRUDENELL, from several Places, for Protection to the Church of England.—By Mr. GLADSTONE, from the Members of the two Universities, and others, against the Universities Admission Bill.—By Mr. LLOYD, from Stockport, for a Remission of the Sentence passed on the Dorchester Labourers.—By Mr. METHUEN, from Troubridge, against the Poor Laws-Amendment Bill.—By Messrs. PELHAM, P. B. THOMPSON and TOWNLEY, from several Places,—for Relief to the Agricultural Interest.