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House Of Commons

Volume 52: debated on Thursday 27 February 1840

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Thursday, February 27, 1840.

MINUTES.] Petitions presented. By Messrs. E. Buller, Ewart, Brotherton, M. Philips, and Hume, from a number of places, for the Repeal of the Corn-laws.—By Messrs. Darby, Slaney, Christopher, Sir Brooke Vere, and Colonel Lygon, from a number of places, for Church Extension.—By Mr. R. Curry, from Northampton, for a Free Pardon to Frost, Williams and Jones.—By Captain Wemyss, and Messrs. F. Maule, and Lockhart, from a number of places, against the Intrusion of Ministers into Parishes.—By Mr. T. Duncombe, from Exeter, for the Release of John Thorogood, the Abolition of Church Rates, and against the Jurisdiction of Ecclesiastical Courts.—By Mr. Blair, from Edinburgh, against any further Grant to Maynooth College.—By Mr. Hume, from Macclesfield, for an Inquiry into the Principles of Socialism.—By Mr. Ewart, from Donegal, for an Extension of the Franchise, and Corporate Reform in Ireland.