HL Deb 30 April 1839 vol 47 c639

Bill. Read a first time:—Poor-law Act Amendment.

Petitions presented. By Lords ASHBURTON, HATHERTON, the Duke of NEWCASTLE, the Earls of CAMPERDOWN, and FITZWILLIAM, from a very great number of places, for a Uniform Penny Postage.—By the Duke of NEWCASTLE, from some place, against any further Grant to Maynooth College.—By the Marquess of BUTE, and the Earl of HADDINGTON, from several places, for Church Extension in Scotland.—By the Marquess of HEADFORT, from Dublin, for a system of Railroads for Ireland.—By the Duke of RICHMOND, from Gardeners in Kent, against the Tithe Commutation Act.—By Earl FITZWILLIAM, from Kirkaldy, against any further Grant to the Scotch Church; from several places, against the Beer Bill; and from a number of places, for the Repeal of the Cornlaws.—By Lord ASHBURTON, from Liverpool, for an Alteration in the Imprisonment for Debt Act.