HC Deb 14 July 1840 vol 55 c720

Petitions presented. By Sir E. Knatchbull, from Silk Weavers of Kent, against the Reduction of the Duty upon Foreign Silk.—By the Earl of Darlington, from the Guardians of the Ludlow Poor-law Union, for a Reduction of the number of Assistant Poor-law Commissioners.—By Mr. Mackinnon, from Glasgow, for the Encouragement of Emigration to our West India Colonies.—By Mr. Hindley, from Ashton-under-Lyne, for a Mitigation of the Punishment of Mr. F. O'Connor; and from Staley-bridge, in favour of the Inland Warehousing Bill.