HC Deb 04 December 1837 vol 39 c508

Bills. Read a first time:—Houses of Parliament Sites; Small Debts (Scotland); Rating of Tenements.

Petitions presented. By Captain PECHELL, from Brighton, and Mr. CHALMERS, from Montrose, for equalising the Rate of Postage.—By Sir WALTER JAMES, from Hull, for compensation for ships seized in Denmark.—By the Sheriffs of London and Middlesex, from the City of London, for a uniform low rate of Postage; against the Duties on Life, Fire, and Marine Insurance Duties; and in favour of the Municipal Officers Declaration Bill.—By Mr. E. L. BULWER, from Lincoln, in favour of the Ballot.—By the ATTORNEY-GENERAL, from Edinburgh, for a uniform low rate of Postage; and for opening to the public, free of charges, all National Property, such as the Regalia of Scotland, and all Works of Art, etc.—By Mr. HUME, from Glasgow, to the same effect.—By Mr. HUME, from the Political Union at Deptford, for Vote by Ballot, Universal Suffrage, and Short Parliaments.