HL Deb 02 March 1838 vol 41 c345

Petitions presented. By the Earl of RADNOR, from Carlow, for the Ballot.—By the Earl of DEVON, from the Board of Guardians of the North Devon Union, for continuing the New Poor-law.—By Lord ASHBURTON, from Bristol, for Post-Office Reform.—By the Bishop of London, from Glocester, against any system of Education not conformable to the articles of the Church of England.—By Lord LYNDHURST, from Skinners and Glovers of Glasgow, against Combination.—By Lord REDESDALE, from Shafton, and Kirby Lonsdale, and Lord BROUGHAM, from Bath, Pontypool, a place in the county of Monmouth, Manchester, Basingstoke and its vicinity, from Falmouth, Carmarthen, and from a place in the North Riding of Yorkshire, for the abolition of Negro Slavery; from the Working Men's Association of Liverpool, and from the Western Division of Ladies' Shoemakers, for the mitigation of the sentence passed on the Glasgow Cotton Spinners; and from the prisoners confined for debt in the Gaol of St. Thomas the Apostle, Devon, in favour of the Bill for the abolition of Imprisonment for Debt; and from Evesham, in favour of a system of National Education.