HC Deb 16 July 1835 vol 29 c634

On the Motion of Lord Ebrington, the House resolved itself into Committee on the Weights' and Measures' Bil

Various Clauses were agreed to.

On Clause 12, which enacts that weights made of lead or pewter might be stamped, being proposed,

Sir R. Greisley

moved as an Amendment, that no weights should, after the passing of this Act, be made of other metals than gold, silver, iron, brass, or copper.

The Amendment negative

Mr. Estcourt

moved the entire omission of the Clause.

The Committee divided—on the Clause Ayes 50; Noes 30; Majority 20.

The House resumed.

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