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by any persons besides by this person - I was brought down last
Saturday to the Westgate at Newport with my Master (Stephens)
and John Gibby - I had not made any Statement before I was
asked if I had anything to say against John Gibby. I was asked
by this Gentleman here (meaning Mr Phelps) I had not been asked
before at the workhouse by a Police Officer or anyone else - I was
then sent to Gaol but not for making any difference in my
Statement - I now give my Statement because I am on Oath - That
Gentleman (Mr. Phelps) Yesterday did not tell me I was to give Evidence
what I said Yesterday in the Gaol was taken down - I did not
know for what use until I came here to day - I was absent from
home for a fortnight - John Gibby told me to go for fear I should be
taken - I went and came back by myself - When Jenkin Morgan
came to the Shop and asked him to make a Spear for him my
Master said he would and I saw him make it, but I did not see him
deliver it to Morgan - I was not had in the large room at the
on Saturday before the Magistrates - No other person but this
man Mr. Phelps ever questioned me - My master, self and Gibby were
in the Poor house at Newport, neither of them asked me not to give
Evidence against them - I told my Master if I was called I would
give Witness and my Master said he would do the same thing -
- I have often made things by a pattern that I did not know the use
of -
E Brickley X his mark

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