HL Deb 23 July 1840 vol 55 c903

Bills. Received the Royal Assent:—Canada Government; Vaccination Extension; Police; Rates Assessments; Timber Ships; Borough Watch; Masters in Chancery; Protestant Episcopal Church (Scotland); Arms (Ireland).—Read a first time:—Abolition of Mesne Process Amendment.—Read a second time:—Canal Police; Newgate Gaol (Dublin); Friendly Societies.—Head a third time:—Settled Estates Drainage; East India Mutiny.

Petitions presented. By Lord Redesdale, Lord Portman, the Duke of Sutherland, and the Earl of Warwick, from Portsmouth, Birmingham, and Nottingham, against the Sale of Beer Bill.—By the Duke of Wellington, Lord Kenyon, the Bishops of Durham, L ondon, Chichester, Rochester, and Salisbury, the Archbishop of Canterbury, and the Earl of Devon, from Oxford, Canterbury, Durham, Chichester, and other places, against the Ecclesiastical Duties and Revenues Bill.—By the Marquess of Westminster, from a place in Cheshire, and by Lord Stanley (of Alderley), from Northwick, against the Weaver Churches Bill.—By the Earl of Chichester, from the Church Missionary Society, against the Encouragement of Idolatrous Practices in India.