HL Deb 05 June 1837 vol 38 c1169

Bills. Read a first time:—Postage Duties.

Petitions presented. By the Earls of VERULAM and WARWICK, from various places, against the abolition, and by Lord BROUGHAM, from Reading, for the abolition, of Church-rates; and from Dumbarton, for Scotch Municipal Corporations Bill.—By the Bishop of CHESTER, from parishes in Westmoreland, against the abolition of Church-rates; and from Worcester, for the better Observance of the Sabbath.— By Lord PORTMAN, from various places, for the abolition of Church-rates.