HC Deb 24 July 1840 vol 55 c935

Bills. Read a second time:—Attorneys and Solicitors (Ireland); New South Wales and Van Dieman's Land; Sugar {Excise Duties); Roscommon Town-lands.—Read a third time:—Turnpike Acts Continuance; Turnpike Acts Continuance (Ireland); Commerce and Navigation; Affirmations.

Petitions presented. By Sir Robert Inglis, from the High Sheriffs of Gloucestershire, Wiltshire, and Monmouthshire, and several Justices of the Peace, for an Alteration in the mode of Pleading on Criminal Trials.—By Mr. Thornely, from Liverpool, for a Reduction of the Duty on East India Coffee.—By Sir John Yarde Buller, from Landowners in Brixhatn, against the Rating Stock in Trade Bill.—By Lord Hotham, and Mr. E. Tennent, from Medical Practitioners of Queen's county, and Antrim, for Remuneration for attending at Inquests.—By Mr. Kemble, from St. Mary's, Newington, against Clauses in the Parochial Assessments Bill.—By Mr. Mackinnon, from the Watermen of the Thames, against the proposed Embankment of the River Thames.