HL Deb 26 May 1840 vol 54 c552

Petitions presented. By Lout Kenyon, from several places in Suffolk, and Pembroke, for Church Extension; from places in Northampton, against any further Grant to the College of Maynooth.—By Lord Strangford, from the Hand-loom Weavers of Norwich, for the Protection of National Industry.—By Lord Brougham, from Greenwich, St. Andrew's, and other places, for an Alteration in the Corn-laws; from the Baptists of Weymouth, and from places in Yorkshire, and Somerset, for the Abolition of Church Rates, and the Release of John Thorogood; from Aberdeen, against any Additional Grant for the purpose of Chuch Extension; from Paisley, praying that Patrons in Scotland might receive some Compensation for the loss they would suffer by the Bill of the Earl of Aberdeen; from Dunfermline, for the Total Abolition of an Established Church in Scotland; from Newcastle-upon-Tyne, for the enforcement of the Law for punishing any Adulteration of Tobacco; from Gloucester, for an Alteration of the Law relating to Real Property; and from 200 poor Inhabitants of North Uist Island, complaining of great Distress owing to the Alteration in the Duties on Salt.