HC Deb 15 June 1840 vol 54 c1169

Bills. Read a first time:—East India Mutiny.—Read a second time:—Entailed Estates (Scotland); Isle of Man.

Petitions presented. By Mr. Bramston, Mr. Darby, and Mr. Liddell, from the Clergy of the Archdeaconry of Essex, from Lewes, and Durham, against the Ecclesiastical Duties and Revenues Bill.—By Mr. Halford, Captain Gordon, and Mr. Hogg, from Market Harborough Beverley, Shrewsbury, and other places, for the Equalisation of the Duties on Sugar.—By Sir R. Inglis, Mr. Buck, Lord G. Somerset, and Lord Barrington, from Durham, York, Chichester, and various other places, for Church Extension.—By Sir R. Inglis, from a body of Clergy, against the Clergy Reserves (Canada) Bill, and from St. Paul's, Wolverhampton, against Sunday Trading on Canals.—By Mr. F. Berkeley, Mr. Pease, Mr. Wallace, and others, from Greenock, York, Worcester, Sunderland, and other places, against any grant of Public Money for Church Extension.—By Mr. T. Duncombe, Sergeant Talfourd, Mr. Hume, and others, from Stockport, Nottingham, Norwich, Glasgow, and other places, for the Release of persons confined for Political Offences.—By Mr. Mackinnon, from Medical Practitioners in the Metropolis, for Medical Reform—By Major Scarlett, from Guildford, against any Grant to the College of Maynooth.—By Mr. Wallace, from parties in Leicester, for Improvement in the Post-Office.—By Mr. Darby, from twelve parishes in Sussex, against parts of the Poor-law Amendment Bill.—By Mr. A. White, and Mr. Brotherton, from a Teetotal Temperance Society in Sunderland, and Kinross, against the Opium Trade.—By Mr. S. Barry, from Cork, against Lord Stanley's Registration Bill.—By Mr. Heathcote, from Lincoln, in favour of the Climbing Boys Bill.—By Sir G. Clerk, from the General Assembly of Scotland, for the due Observance of the Lories Day, and against the Sale of Spirits on the Sabbath,—By Sir G. Staunton, from places in Hampshire, for the Abolition of Church Rates, and against Church Extension—By Mr. C. Bruce, from Distillers in Scotland, against any Increase of the Duties on Malt, or Spirits.—By Mr. Hume, from Birmingham, and another place, for Universal Suffrage.—By Captain Gordon, from Aberdeen, in favour of the Church of Scotland Bill.—By Mr. Sanford, from Bath, for the Abolition of Church Rates, and Ecclesiastical Courts.—By Mr. W. Duncombe, from a place in the West Riding of York, against the Repeal of the Corn-laws, and against the Continuance of the Assistant Poor-law Commissioners.—By Mr. Palmer, from Berkshire, against the Continuance of the Assistant Poor-law Commissioners.—By Mr. D. Browne, from places in Mayo, against the Irish Registration Bill.