HL Deb 02 August 1838 vol 44 c848

Bills. Read a first time:—Sardinia Slave Trade Treaties; Post-Office; Militia Ballot Suspension; Dublin Police.—Read a third time:—Hackney Carriages Metropolis.

Petitions presented. By the Earl of CARLISLE, several, from Wesleyan Methodist Congregations in Halifax and other places in Yorkshire, praying for the suppression of Hindoo Idolatry.—By Lord BROUGHAM, from the Prisoners confined in the Queen's Bench Prison, against the postponement of the operation of the Imprisonment for Debt Bill; from Paisley, against the Prison (Scotland) Bill; from the Maidstone Mechanics' Institution, and from Dingwall, in favour of Mr. Hill's Postage plan; a great number from various places, against Idolatry in India; from Bangor, against the Tithe system in Ireland; from Montrose, against the Parliamentary Franchise; from the same place, for a repeal of the Corn-laws; from London and its vicinity, for the Abolition of Negro Slavery; from Arbroath, against the Renewal of the monopoly of the Queen's Printer in Scotland; from Huddersfield, against the Beer Act.