HC Deb 03 June 1839 vol 47 c1253

Bills. Read a third time:—Deanery of Exeter.—Read a second time:—Metropolitan Police; Metropolitan Police Courts; Summary Jurisdiction.

Petitions presented. By Messrs. GROTE, P. HOWARD, COLQUHOUN, PEASE, Sir G. STRICKLAND, Sir W. BRABATON, and Sir DE LACY EVANS, from a great number of places, for a uniform Penny Postage.—By Messrs. LUCAS, T. EGERTON, ESTCOURT, PLUMPTRE, COLQUHOUN, HUGHES, M. PARKER, Sir R. INGLIS, Sir E. KNATCHBULL, Lords TEIGNMOUTH, and MAHON, from a great many places, against the Government plan of National Education.—By Mr. CHRISTOPHER, from Sir David Brewster, and others, to make the Scotch Universities responsible for the continuance of the purity of the Bible Texts.—By Mr. BLACKETT, from an Agricultural District in Northumberland, for the Immediate Repeal of the Corn-laws.—By Mr. LIDDELL, and Mr. PEASE, from two places, for the Repeal of the Bastardy Clauses in the New Poor-law Act.—By Mr. PEASE, from a place in Scotland, for the Total Abolition of the Punishment of Death.—By Mr. W. EVANS, from Derby, and Shoreland, against the Mails running on Sundays.—By Sir W. BRABAZON, from Mayo, and Mr. LUCAS, from one place, against the Repeal of the Corn-laws.—By Sir R. INGLIS, from Aylsham, against the Ecclesiastical Duties and Revenues Bill; from one place, in favour of Church Extension in the Colonies; and from Torquay, against encouraging Idolatry in India.—By Mr. M. PARKER, from one place, against the Copyhold Enfranchisement Bill.

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