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Edward Hopkins sworn states I
Alfred Tibbs sworn states - I am a Clerk in the employment
of the Monmouthshire Iron and Coal Company -
I reside in the Borough of Newport. I have been out
of this room during the Examination of the last Witness
no communication has been made to me of what
the last witness deposed to. I know the Prisoner -
Wright Beatty. I remember the 4th november last.
I was at that time residing in the town of Newport
About 9 o'clock in the morning of that day I was
standing at Mr Clements shop, it is near the-
Westgate, it is the opposite side of the Street from
the Westgate Inn. Stow Hill leads down in that
direction. I saw a great number of men in-
my estimation about 5000 5000 men coming down -
Stow Hill. When they came down to the bottom
of the Hill they turned round to the right in -
front of the Westgate Inn. All that I saw were
armed, some with Pikes, some with Guns and -
other weapons. I saw no one in the crowd -
coming down the Hill that I knew. While
they were in front of the Westgate I saw -

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