HC Deb 10 July 1840 vol 55 c599

Bills. Read a first time:—Toll on Lime; Joint Stock Banking Companies.—Read a second time:—Population (Ireland); Prisons (Ireland); Turnpike Trusts; Parliamentary Boroughs; Friendly Societies; Newgate Gaol (Dublin); Assessed Taxes Composition.

Petitions presented. By Mr. D'Israeli, from Southampton, for the Release of Mr. F. O'Connor; and from Maid-stone, against the County Constabulary Police.—By Mr. Warburton, from 250 Printers, against the Copyright Bill.—By Colonel T. Wood, from St. Mary Abbott's, Kensington, against the Parochial Assessment Bill, and the Poor-law Amendment Act.—By Mr. Brocklehurst, from Silk Weavers of Macclesfield, against the Reduction of the Duties on East India Silk.—By Mr. Aglionby, from Dalston, for the Release of Political Offenders; and from Glasgow, for Universal Suffrage.—By Mr. C. Lushington, from the United Secession Synod of Scotland, against Church Extension.—By Sir S. Canning, from Kingston-upon-Hull, to secure the Independence of Cracow.