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there and there was a dozen of em altogether there - Stephens was
not there - I saw all that were there - Edward Brickley was
there - Brickley worked for the prisoner Stephens - at Jenkin
Morgan
's they were getting these Tools ready - they called them -
pikes they were fastening them on new handles made of ash - they

fastened them with two small Hatchets - they stretched these
tools on the Ground and drove a nail through the Iron -
and handle - the handles were some of them seven feet and some
eight feet long they said they bought the handles at some Shops
in Newport
they were about a dozen in number - the handles
were in a small Bit of a room to the back of the Kitchen - I
saw Jenkin Morgan the Milkman bring them out of that room
this was at Jenkin Morgan's House - I saw his Wife there - after
I saw them fasten on the Pikes, they went away taking one apiece
of these Pikes
- John Gibby had one at his own House - he said
so and he went out and came back with one - I saw Jenkin
Morgan
with one and a Bayonet, he had a Belt round his
waist and the Bayonet was in it - I saw the Bayonet over
the fire place before he put it in his Belt - he took the Bayonet
down and offered it to me but I refused to take it - I saw -
Jenkin Morgan go out of the House, he took the Bayonet and
Pike with him, I did not see him any more this night. I
saw Gibby go out and come in again a second time - They told
they were going as far as Caerleon to meet the Mob - John Gibby
and Morgan said this they asked me to go with them, I did
not go, I said I would not go - Jenkin Morgan then said
if I would not go I must take my Oath not to mention to Man
Woman or Child what I had seen - I came from Usk Gaol to
Monmouth
, Mr Evans of Pill swore something against me - I
was sent there under a Charge of Mr Evans of Pill for stealing a
hammer - I was examined on Monday last by Mr.. Phelps -
I was examined before that by the Chief Policeman of Newport
Mr Hopkins, I made a Statement to Mr.. Hopkins he did
not tell me it would be better for me to make that Statement -

Produce Pike [In left margin]

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