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Thomas Waters of the Beaufort Iron Waters Miner
Works Miner - states - on Sunday Evening the
3rd November at 6 Oclock I went to Carmel Chapel
at the Beaufort Works I had been there about
2 hours I should think when some men came
into the Chapel and disturbed the congregation.
The Preacher said in his discourse we were all born to die, when
one of the persons who had come in cried out, yes
some of you sooner than you think for or words
to that effect. There were about half a dozen
men in the Chapel & I should think about 50 or
60 more outside - I & some others went to the door
& asked them to keep silence & leave us alone -
They said 'We were bound to come along with them.
& continued their interruption - I went back into
Chapel with several others & told the rest I thought
it was no use attempt continuing the service -
the congregation being very much frightened began
to disperse very quickly - Many ran away - some
hid themselves - I left my wife in the Chapel
I went out to see if there was a possibility of
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