HC Deb 26 March 1838 vol 41 c1249

Bills. Read a second time:—Grand Jury Cess (Ireland); and Custody of Insane Persons (Ireland)—Read a third time:—Annual Indemnity.

Petitions presented. By Mr. ROCHE, Sir G. STRICKLAND, Mr. PALMER, Mr. BROTHERTON, Mr. HUTTON, Mr. WILSON PATTEN, Lord SANDON, Mr. PENDARVES, Mr. PEMBERTON, and Mr. LUCAS, a great number from various places, for the immediate abolition of Negro Slavery.—By Lord SANDON, from Building Societies in Liverpool and the vicinity, against the Small Tenements Rating Bill.—By Mr. BAINES, from Leeds, for an alteration in the Factory law.—By Mr. LUSHINGTON, from Friends of Civil and Religious Liberty, against farther Endowments to the Church of Scotland.—By Mr. THORNLEY, from Stoke-upon-Trent, for Vote by Ballot, the abolition of the Rate-paying clauses, and the revision of the system of Registration.