HC Deb 12 February 1839 vol 45 c273

Bills. Read a first time:—Prisons (Scotland); Poor Relief Amendment (Ireland); Copyright Amendment; Spirit Licenses (Scotland).

Petitions presented. By Mr. GRANT, from four places in Invernesshire, for Church Extension in Scotland.—By Sir MATTHEW WOOD, from the Society for the Protection of Religious Liberty, for the removal of the Civil Disabilities of the Dissenters; also from the Ward of Cripplegate, for the Abolition of the Corn-laws.—By Mr. Serjeant JACKSON, from a parish in the County of Roscommon, against the system of Education in Ireland.—By Mr. from Ipswich, against any system of Education not founded on the Scriptures.—By Sir G. GREY, from Devonport, by Mr. Hume, from Brentford, and Peterhead, by Mr. GIBSON CRAIG, from Dalkeith, and by Mr. Fitful, from Walsall, for the Total Repeal of the Corn-laws.—By Mr. GALLEY KNIGHT, from the Nottingham Agricultural Association, by Mr. EATON, from four parishes in Cambridgeshire, and by Sir HENRY HARDINGE, from Launceston, against any alteration in the Corn-laws.—By Mr. PACEINGTON, from Simonburn (Northumberland), and from a place in Leicestershire, for an Extension of the Church Establishment in Canada. —By General SIR Dr LACY EVANS, from Westminster, for Economising the time of the House of Commons.

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