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Regina v[ersus] Thomas Morgan

Henry Lewis of Tredegar States that - At three
o'clock I went up to the Colliers Row to a house there
where I used to resort and when I got there the door
was locked and the people inside asked who was there
I told them Henry upon which they opened the door
the first thing I saw on entering was a stick about
nine yards long and several others of various sizes
with an Iron ferule on each Stick- I also [saw] a hammer
lying on the floor I asked them what they did with that
Hammer Thomas Morgan answered to sharpened
the point of their Iron in which he drew the Iron
from the fire and began to point it on the paving
and when finished put it in the longest stick- I
then asked him what they were going to do with them
he told me they were mop's tails- I replied they are
comical mops tails- Oh he answered they will
answer the purpose for which they are intended well
enough - I took three of them three of them to Cefngola last
night and if I had met some one on the road I
would have stuck one of them in him and that
is what we intend doing to night- John Morgan was
sitting by the window the whole time his Brother in
Law was also in the House William Evans- this took
place in the house of Williams Evans they all resided
on Sunday the day the Chartists rose - William Evans
was sitting by the Door inside he appeared very
low hearted and never spoke - John Morgan said
I don't know where we are going - they appeared
to me to be pikes, indeed I have no doubt but
that they were pikes - I saw the same on men's shoulders
as I saw in Evans' house - at Eight o'clock by the

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