HL Deb 21 May 1840 vol 54 c460

Petitions presented. By Lord Monteagle, from several places, against Church Rates, the Opium Trade, and in favour of National Education.—By the Earl of Hardwicke, from Northfleet, for an Alteration in the Duty on Foreign Fruit.—By the Earl of Aberdeen, from Greenock, and Dalhousie, against Intrusion of Ministers. —By the Duke of Argyle, from Glasgow, in favour of Emigration to Canada.—By the Earl of Breadalbane, from Rosshire, for an Alteration in the Church Patronage (Scotland).—By the Marquess of Lansdowne, from Trowbridge, that Stock in Trade might not be Rated.— By the Bishop of Norwich, from Swaffham, that some measure might be taken to relieve the present state of Religious Destitution in the country.