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Reg vs [John Gibby]

Rees Rees of Pillgwenlly Constable
states that I was taking a Prisr.
Hemmings [Herrings] to Usk on Monday last for stealing
a Hammer belonging to Mr W Evans
He was very low upon the road
I told him not to be low he might
not get so much punishment
as he expected I told him it was much
better to be in his situation than
in the place of the Chartists. He
said that he was as near as this, (shewing me the bowl of a Tobacco in his fingers) very near taken
being in that & shewed me the bowl of a pipe impossible says I It is true says he
I was working with a Man who
made a good deal of the Chartists Tools
I asked him then who was the
Man he told me it was John
Gibby
who was working with
him in Evans's Shop I asked him
if there was anyone Else who had
made any he said there was an
old man who made some and who
worked for Evans I asked him did
Evans know of those things being
made in the Shop I don't know but

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