HL Deb 10 May 1838 vol 42 c1077

Bill. Read a first time:—Slave Trade Conventions Manse Town and Netherlands).

Petitions presented. By the Earl of DERBY, several, from places in Lancashire, by the Marquess of SLIGO, a great number of petitions, from various parts of the country, and by Lord RASHLEIGH, several, from Essex, for the immediate abolition of Negro Apprenticeship.—By Lord HOWDEN, from a place in Yorkshire, praying for some alterations in the Poor-law Amendment Act.—By Lord ASHBURTON, several, from Holbeach, Liverpool, and other places, for a reduction of the postage duties.—By Viscount LORTON, from Ballycastle and other places in Ireland, by the Earl of CALEDON, from the county of Donegal, from the High Sheriff and Grand Jury of the county of Armagh, and from the county of Tyrone, by the Marquess of CLANRICARDE from Dublin, and from the managers of several charitable institutions in Dublin, by the Earl of BELMORE, from the Grand Jury of Fermanagh, and by the Marquess of DOWNSHIRE, from parishes in Antrim, Down, and Armagh, against the Poor-Relief (Ireland) Bill; and by the Marquess of LANSDOWNE, from the inhabitants of Athlone, against certain provisions of the Bill, but praying for Poor-laws.—By the Duke of RICHMOND, from Swanage (Dorsetshire), for a reduction of postage.—By the Earl of MINTO, from the non-electors of Jedburgh, complaining of the Corn-laws.