HC Deb 13 February 1838 vol 40 c1030

Bills. Read a first time:—Exchequer Bills; Transfer of Aid.—Read a third time:—Custody of Insane Persons.

Petitions presented. By Mr. HALFORD, from Leicester, for an alteration in the New Poor-law.—By Mr. HOLLOND, from Hastings, and Mr. PARKER, from Sheffield, for Vote by Ballot.—By Lord CLEMENTS, from several places in Ireland for the total abolition of Tithes.—By Mr. WARD, from Sheffield, for inquiry why the Dorchester Labourers have not returned to England—By Mr. A. SANFORD, from Somersetshire, for the abolition of Negro Apprenticeship.