HL Deb 04 March 1831 vol 3 c1

Bills. The Appropriation Bill, Consolidated Fund Bill, and Officers' Salaries Bill, passed through a Committee. The Dublin Asylum, and Manchester Gas Lights' Bills, were read a first time.

Petitions presented. By Lord RODEN, from the parish of St. Peter, Hereford, for the Privilege of Endowing Churches. By the Earl of KINNOUL, from the Keepers of Post-horses and Carriages of Perthshire, Clackmannanshire, Fifeshire, and Forfarshire, for the Abolition of the Duties on Horses and Carriages let for hire:—By the Duke of GORDON, to the same effect, from the Counties of Aberdeen and Inverness. By the Earl of HARDWICK, from Royston, against the Coal Duties; also from some parts of Cambridge, Norfolk, and Caermarthenshire, praying for the Abolition of Negro Slavery. By the Earl of RADNOR, from the Congregation of Conway Chapel, and other districts of Caermarthen, with the same prayer; also from Sandhurst and Newenden, for the Repeal of the Malt Duties. By Lord CARBERRY, from certain Shipowners, &c. of Sunderland, against laying an additional Duty on Timber imported from our own Colonies. By Earl GREY, from Oakhampton, in favour of Reform:— By the Earl of KINNOUL, for certain Districts of Forfar-shire, to the same effect.