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26 [In top right corner]
County of Monmouth
The examination of David Herring late of Pillgwenlly in the
Borough of Newport, Labourer taken upon Oath this 12th..
day of December 1839. -
Who saith I know a man named John Gibby he is a
Blacksmith living at Pillgwenlly - he worked at Mr. Evan's
- I worked there also - I know a man named
William Stephens the prisoner Stephens is the person I
remember the Riots at Newport - it was on a Monday morning
But don't know the month - or how many weeks ago - I saw
John Gibby before the Riot, it was on Wednesday to the best
of my opinion - he asked me to go another Blacksmith Shop
to do a job for
him - I did not go that night. I went with
him on the Friday night before the Riot.
he asked me to go down
to his house to him at half past 7 o'clock I went - he was not
there at home - he came home while I was there when he told me
to come along with him - I went with him to the Shop of the



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