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Regina .v. Llewellin
James Emery - I live at Pontypool - I am a
Cabinet Maker - I became a Member
of the Chartist Society held at Jones the Watchmakers at Pontypool about three weeks since - On the 29th of October</hi> last I attended a Meeting of Chartists held at Mr.Llewellin`s at (the Prisoners at Pontnewynydd A great number of Chartists were there - a Mr.Phillips, also a Chartist,was in the Chair - The Prisoner was also present - The Chairman made a speech - to the effect that he had been sent as Deputy by that association around the Hills to see how that organization of the associations were proceeding - that a meeting of Deputies of other associations was held at Dukes Town to report proceedings - the as it regarded the organizations and arming of bodies - He spoke particularly of the from Merthyr reporting that Men there were well armed and organized to the number of two thousand - He then said that the association in that place meaning Pontypool and adjoining neighbourhood were far behind the other associations as to the state of the preparation for the worst- The Chairman then put the question "Are you all prepared for the worst are you armed - as many as are will hold up your right hands " - That nearly all present did so - Prisoner was present at the time the question
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