HC Deb 02 March 1838 vol 41 c364

Petitions presented. By Mr. CRAWFORD, from London, Bangor, Carnarvon, and Barnstaple, for a reduction of the duty on Marine Insurances.—By Mr. WINNINGTON, from Bewdley, in favour of Vote by Ballot.—By Mr. HASTIE, from Paisley, for the repeal of the Corn-laws, and the reduction of the duty on Raw Cotton.—By Mr. E. R. RICE, from certain Magistrates of East Kent, complaining of the New Poor-law.—By Mr. CAYLEY, several from places in Wales, by Mr. PEASE, from Bath, and from Stockton-upon-Tees, by Mr. WINNINGTON, from Bewdley, by Lord EBRINGTON, from Okehampton, and from a Dissenting Congregation of Reading, by Sir WILLIAM FOLLETT, from Exeter, by Mr. J. PARKER, from Sheffield, and by Mr. BULLER, from Leek (Staffordshire), for the abolition of Negro Slavery.—By Sir R. BATESON, from a parish in Down, against Poor-laws for Ireland.—By Mr. R. FERGUSON, from Kirkaldy, praying that the Commercial Advertiser might be put upon the same footing as Lloyd's List.—By Mr. PACKE, from Leicestershire, against the New Poor-laws.—By Mr. LEADER, from London Shoemakers, for a Commutation of the sentence passed on the Glasgow Cot- ton Spinners; from Tiverton, for a reform of the Reform Act—By Mr. PLUMPTRE, from Derby, against Pluralities in the Church.—By the ATTORNEY-GENERAL, from his Royal Highness the Duke of Sussex, the Earl of Aberdeen, Sir M. Shee, and others, the Trustees of Sir J. Soane's Museum, against sending that Museum to the British Museum, and the National Gallery.—By Mr. DIVETT, from Exeter, for the equalization of the Land-tax.—By Mr. CAYLEY, from Abergavenny, against the Rating of Tenements Bill.—By Mr. SMITH O'BRIEN, from Beverley, for an improvement in the condition of the Negroes in the West India Islands; from the parish of Knockneady, in the county of Limerick, for Corporate Reform, the abolition of Tithes, and Vote by Ballot; and from Pallas Green, Limerick, in favour of Corporate Reform, Short Parliaments, and Vote by Ballot.—By Mr. GOULBURN, from the University of Cambridge, against the suppression of the Bishopric of Sodor and Man.—By Mr. HUME, from Brentford, in favour of the Ballot.—By Lord HENNIKER, from Leicester, for an Amendment in the system of levying County-rates.—By Mr. HODGES, from several Post-masters, praying for a duty on Steam Carriages; and from Chard, for the Vote by Ballot—By Mr. DIVETT, from Exeter, for the Equalization of the Land-tax.—By Mr. WALLACE, from Tyne-mouth, Oxford, Dawlish, Holt, and the Mechanics' and Apprentices' Library at Liverpool, for a reduction of Postage.—By Mr. Sergeant JACKSON, from different parts of Ireland, against a Poor-law for Ireland; and from Bandon Bridge, against the present Education system in Ireland.