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I saw nothing done with pikes. I was
near the front door when Hopkins sd
what I have stated. I don't know
Mr Waters. I don't know any Mr
Waters
the Attorney; yes I do. I did
not see him there. I know many
Mr Latches. I did not see Mr Frost
that morning; I might two or three
months ago. Once attended a
Chartist Lodge. The man held his
pike upright when the Special
Constable put forward his hand
to seize it - No offence had then
been committed. They were very
quiet. The Special Constables
began it. The people made no noise;
they only said they wanted their
Prisoners. It was in a low
voice - a quiet voice - as quiet as
you - in a friendly manner. The
sticks of the pikes rested on the
ground and the points up in the
air. They did not behave offensively
The first thing done was a groan -
It was from the inside of the house,
and that was soon followed by
the reaching out of the Special
Constable to seize the pike. Then
there was a general rush in,
and then the Constables ran away.
I don't know whether the Special
Constables made a rush as well
as the rest, for they made the most
noise. I did not hear them cry

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The Solicitor General stated that
he called him to disprove what
had been alleged by one of the
Witnesses for the defence as to what
took place at the door
Sir Fredk.Pollock argued
that they had an opportunity of
calling him before - particularly
as his name was in the List of
Witnesses and that they could
not now call him in consequence
of what had occurred on the
defence
Chief Justice - You do not
intend to ask him as to the
whole transaction?
Solicitor General No merely
as to the particular fact. -
Sir Fr. Pollock still argued

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