HC Deb 05 June 1840 vol 54 c954

Bills. Read a first time:—Prisons (Scotland).—Read a third time:—Customs Duties.

Petitions presented. By Mr. Hawes, and Mr. Warburton, from Printers and Bookbinders in Manchester, Birmingham, Kendal, Kennington, and others places, against the Copyright Bill.—By Sir R. Inglis, from Sheffield, Leeds, and other places, for Church Extension; from New Brunswick, to support the Colonial Church; from the Clergy of Brighton, against the Ecclesiastical Duties and Revenues Bill; from Parishes in Staffordshire, and Suffolk, against Sunday Trading; and from a Parish in Sussex, against the Irish Municipal Bill.—By Mr. G. Wood, from Surgeons and Physicians of Sheffield, against certain Provisions of the Vaccination Bill; and from places in Lancashire, against the Corn-laws.—By Mr. Pryme, from Dissenters of Cambridge, against Church Rates, and for the Release of John Thorogood; and from Birmingham, in favour of Cracow.—By Mr. Aglionby, from Cummersdale (Cumberland), complaining of the Treatment of Mr. F. O'Connor.—By Lord Ashley, from places in Worcester, and Dorset, for Church Extension.—By Mr. Litton, from Attendants of the British Museum, to inquire into their Salaries.—By the Attorney-general, from the Proprietors of Steam Vessels in Edinburgh, against Pilotage and Light-house Dues.—By Captain W. Gordon, from a place in Aberdeenshire, against the Increase of the Duties on Malt and Spirits; and from Al-ford, in favour of Lord Aberdeen's Bill.—By Mr. Wakley, from Electors of Ludlow, complaining of Bribery and Treating; from certain Inhabitants of London and Manchester, complaining of the Treatment to which Mr. F. O'Connor, Mr. Vincent, and other persons convicted of Political Offences are at present exposed.—By Colonel Gore Langton, Mr. Williams, Sir H. Parnell, and others, from St. Alban's, Monmouth, Dundee, and other places, complaining of the West India monopoly in the supply of Sugar.—By Mr. Hindley, and Mr. Easthope, from Stalybridge, Leicester, and Ansted, complaining of the Treatment of Mr. Feargus O'Connor.—By Mr. Easthope, from Leicester, against Church Extension.