HC Deb 14 March 1836 vol 32 cc253-4
Mr. Wakley

said, that having presented several petitions in favour of the mitigation of the sentence upon the two Dorchester labourers, the two Lovelaces, at present in New South Wales, he begged to ask the noble Lord at the head of the Home Department whether any further investigation had been made into their case, and if so, with what result?

Lord John Russell

said, he could answer the question with great satisfaction. His Majesty had been pleased to grant a free pardon to the whole of the persons who had been convicted on the occasion to which the hon. Member referred.

The House resolved itself into a Committee upon the

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