Thursday, July 11, 1839.
MINUTES.] Bills. Read a first time:—Constabulary Force (Ireland); Ecclesiastical Districts.—Read a third time:—Turnpike Acts Continuance.
Petitions presented. By Sir Edward Knatchbull, from one parish, against the New Poor-law.—By Mr. Pryme, from St. James's, Westminster, for closing Gin-shops on Sundays.—By Mr. R. Stewart, from the Schoolmasters of Scotland, for an Increase of their Salaries.—By Mr. D. W. Harvey, from St. George's (Southwark), against the Collection of Rates Bill.—By Mr. Ainsworth, from Bolton, for granting Bonded Warehouses to large towns.—By Messrs. Grote, Macauley, R. Ferguson, Ainsworth, Lord Dalmeny, and Sir H. Parnell, from a great number of places, for a Uniform Penny Postage.