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Borough of Newport

to wit
The Informations & Depositions
of the Witnesses whose names
are hereunder mentioned
taken upon oath before me Thomas Hawkins
Esquire one of Her Majesty's Justices of the
peace acting within and for the said Borough
this 8th day of September 1840 in the presence
and hearing of Wright Beatty brought before
me charged with having on the 4th day of
November in the year 1839 at the Borough
of Newport aforesaid committed conspiracy
and Riot against the peace of our Sovereign
Lady the Queen her Crown and Dignity

John Lewis sworn states - I am a Tin Plate manufacturer
at Ty du in the parish of Bassaleg in this county, about
31/2 miles from Newport. My residence is nearly -
adjoining the Tram Road leading to Blackwood
-and Tredegar Iron works - It also leads from my -
House to a place well known by the name of
the Welsh Oak. I remember the 4th November -
last - Between 6 & 7 o'clock in the morning of that
day on my coming down stairs I saw a large -
number of people on the Tram road by my-
House - I went up to them and f conversed
with some of them - whilst doing so I saw -
some men entering my House. I immediately

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