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David Herring ___ X Ex - mon [*]

Xd by Mr Owen [indented left]
I came from Usk Gaol to Monmouth
Mr Evans swore agst something agst him
I am at Usk under a charge from
Mr Evans of Pill for stealing a Hammer
I was examined by Mr Phelps
last Monday I was examined.
before that by the Chief Police
Man of Newport M r. Hopkins
I made a statement to Hopkins
He did not tell me it would be
better for me to make the Statement
I made my the statement of my own accord
one of the Police of Newport who
brot me to Gaol asked me if I knew
such people & I said I did - He
did not hold out any hope
to me He told me he shod make
the communication to M r. Hopkins
I was sent to Gaol.
It was about a month after the
Riots The only cause that made
me make this communication was
that the Police man asked me if I knew
I did I was then in his Custody
I did know the magistrates were
sitting at the Westgate Inn to examine
any Cases agst the Prisrnow present
I did not know of any reward agst
those Prisoners ex - md

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Reg v J Gibby

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Herring

[* cross examination]

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