HL Deb 05 March 1840 vol 52 c897

Bill. Read a second time:—Horse Racing.

Petitions presented. By Lord Ellenborough, from three places, against the Opium Trade.—By the Duke of Richmond, the Earl of Warwick, and Lord Wharncliffe, from several places, against, and by the Duke of Sutherland, from one place, in favour of, the Repeal of the Com-iaws.—By Lord Redesdale, from one place, against the Rating of Union Workhouses.—By the Dukes of Sutherland, and Richmond, and the Earl of Galloway, from several places, against the present system of Church Patronage in Scotland; and by Lord Wharncliffe, from one place, in favour of the same.—By Lord Teynham, from Monmouth, for a Free Pardon to Frost, Jones, and Williams.—By Lord Melbourne, from Persons in the City of London, for Corporate Reform in that City.