HC Deb 05 August 1840 vol 55 c1280

Bills. Read a second time:—Non-Parochial Registers.—Read a third time:—Administration of Justice (Birmingham); Highway Rates; Bills of Exchange; Church Discipline.

Petitions presented. By Mr. Estcourt, from Dissenters of Devizes, to discourage Idolatrous Worship in India.—By Mr. T. Duncombe, from Inhabitants of Chelmsford, for the Release of John Thorogood.—By Mr. H. F. Berkeley, from certain Individuals, for Reform in the Court of Chancery.—By Mr. W. Attwood, from Steam Packet Proprietors, for Reduction of the Light-house Dues, and Pilotage.—By Mr. Wakley, from Ballycastle, in Ireland, against the Irish Apothecaries' Company, from Indivi- duals, against the Increase of the Tax on Coals; and from Huddersfield, for the Better Treatment of Persons convicted of Political Offences.