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out "No never" - they made a noise
as if they were pushing off the roof.
I saw no mob rushing in but only
two men come up, and ask for the
Prisoners in a quiet mild way.
There were more outside - These
two men were on the steps - the
rest were on the steps behind the
two persons who went up to ask
for the Prisoners. It might be
more or less. I believe it was 6
yards. I dont know who these
two persons were. I cant swear
either of them had a Gun. I
did not see them move from
the spot where they stood. I
believe they stood there two or three
Minutes during all which time
I heard nothing from the Special
Constables but the groans and these
men ask quietly for the Prisoners -
I knew there were prisoners there -
As soon as the Constables ran away
I ran away - Nothing that I then
saw had then been done to assault
the Special Constables, and I was
quite in front before them - If any
violence or offence or threat had been
used I must have seen it. I
swear there was none, I did not
see these two persons, nor any of the
mob, go into the house. I went
away with the Constables through
the yard - I ran away because

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