HL Deb 24 July 1840 vol 55 c935

Read a first time:—Insolvent Debtors (Ireland); Soap Duties; Turnpike Acts Continuance; Turnpike Acts Continuance (Ireland).—Read a second time:—. Caledonian Canal; Bills of Exchange Acts Continuance; Poor-law Commission.

Petitions presented. By Lord Sydney, and the Earl of Mounteagle, from Bradford, Uxbridge, Worcester, and other places, against the Sale of Beer Bill.—By the Bis- hop of London, from the Minor Canons of St. Peter's, Westminster in favour of the Ecclesiastical Duties and Revenues Bitl.—By the Bishop of Rochester, from the Clergy of the Archdeaconry of Essex, against the Bill—By Lord Brougham, from the county of Chester, against the Weaver Navigation Bill; from sundry Rational Religionists, for Inquiry into the Truth of their Doctrines; and from Leeds, for the Repeal of the Corn-laws. [Their Lordships' again heard Counsel against the Ecclesiastical Duties and Revenues Bill.]