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to drink there He called for 3 4 glasses
of Rum one for himself and one
for us three. We each of us drank
our rum and water. There was
more ordered by the man Victory
another round was ordered in -
by him. we conversed together
this man commenced it - it
consisted of the Chartist business
he asked me some questions - he
told us to hold out in the
manly cause as they was holding
out - he was talking of the
Chartists and by that means
we would have half a crown
a day. He asked us if things
came to a point if we would
fire on them we said we should
do our duty duty like Soldiers. I said
he asked me if the people
turned out if the Soldiers would
fire upon them - we said
we should do our dutys like Soldiers
the Soldiers with me nor I
we paid for the rum and
_we did not order it and I don't know who paid for it
water ^ we staid about 10 minutes
we parted at the Door and
came home to the Barracks
I have not seen him since
till this moment Edward Dalton

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Taken before
W Brewer
James Coles
Octavius Morgan

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