HL Deb 06 May 1839 vol 47 c864

Bills. Read a first time:—Charities in England and Wales; Durham Court of Pleas; Exchequer Bills.—Read a third time:—Designs Copyright; Designs Copyright Extension.

Petitions presented. By the Duke of RUTLAND, the Earls of DEVON, CAWDOR, ROSEBERY, and WINCHILSEA, and Lords ROLLE, PORTMAN, and REDESDALE, from a number of places, for a Uniform Penny Postage.—By Lord SKELMERSDALE, from Badiham, against the Beer Bill; and from another place, for Amending the New Poor-law Act.—By Lord KENYON, from Denbigh, against the Union of the Sees of Bangor and St. Asaph's; and from a place in Lancashire, against the Government plan of Education.—By Viscount ST. VINCENT, from the Island of Grenada, for Increasing the hitherto inadequate remuneration for Negro Labour.