Wednesday, July 3, 1839.
MINUTES.] Bills. Read a first time:—Cathedral and Ec- clesiastical Preferment—Read a second time:—Soldiers, Pensions; Parochial Cure of Souls; Bills of Exchange. Petitions presented. By Lords C. Manners, J. Stuart, and Dalmeny, and Messrs. Parker, C. Buller, Hodges, and Sir De Lacy Evans, from a number of places, for a Uniform Penny Postage.—By Mr. C. Lushington, from Perth, against the Monopoly for Printing Bibles in Scotland.—By Mr. Beamish, from Cork, against the existing Excise Regulations.—By Lord Ashley, from Blackburn, and Manchester, against the Government plan for National Education.