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House Of Commons

Volume 48: debated on Monday 1 July 1839

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Monday July 1, 1839.

MINUTES.] Bills. Read a first time:—Inland Warehousing; Glass Duties; Turnpike Acts Continuance; Bills of Exchange.—Read a second time:—Bankrupts Liabilities; Pleadings in Court—Read a third time:—Bankrupts (Ireland).

Petitions presented. By Sir John Seale, from Dartmouth, in favour of the County Courts Bill.—By Mr. Plumptre, from two places, against any further Grant to Maynooth College; from several places, against compelling Soldiers in India to attend Idolatrous Worship.—By Mr. Gillon, from Faikirk, against any further Grant to the Church of Scotland.—By Lord Grimston, from Hertford, for a Tax on Railroads.—By Messrs. Wallace, T. Duncombe, G. Knight, and Miles, from a number of places, for a Uniform Penny Postage.—By Sir Stephen Lushington, from St. Christopher Nevis, for carrying into Execution the Measures which have passed the Legislature here, in the West Indies.—By Sir J. Y. Buller, and Messrs. G. Palmer, Cartwright, Hope, Clive, and Lockhart, from a number of places, against the Government plan for National Education.—By Sir J. Graham, from Glasgow University, for the Appointment of a Professor of the Gaelic Language.