HL Deb 08 March 1838 vol 41 c690

Petitions presented. By Lord WINFORD, from Rye, signed by 4,000 s persons, against the Poor-law Amendment Bill; and from a place in Devonshire, for a reduction of Postage.—By Lord REDESDALE, from the Guardians of the poor of the Chesterfield Union, for a discretionary power to grant Out-door Relief; and from the Mayor, Alderman, and Burgesses, of Norwich, for the repeal of the duty on Fire Insurances.—By Earl STANHOPE; from Huddersfield, for the protection of Children In Factories; from a place in Yorkshire, from Bewdley, and from St. Pancras, against the New Poor-law.—By Lord BROUGHAM, from Wadsworth, from places in the North Riding of Yorkshire, from Amsley, Montgomery, Chepstow, Walton, places in Glamorganshire, Presteign, Barnstaple, New Lanark, Arbroath, Huddersfield, Doncaster, Caerfilly, Macclesfield, Maldon, Northampton, and many other places, for the abolition of Negro Apprenticeship; and from the Operative Carpenters Meeting in Little Marylebone-street, for the remission of the sentence on the Glasgow Cotton-spinners.—By the Marquess of BUTS, from Glasgow, for additional Church Accommodation; from Leeds, and from Luton (Bedfordshire), for the abolition of Negro Apprenticeship.