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the Prisoner Wright Beatty amongst them, he was -
armed, he carried a Gun. I saw him use his Gun -
He fired his piece through the window
, the
window nearest the entrance into the Westgate
Stable Yard, I was then standing at the distance of
a couple of yards from the Prisoner. When he had
fired I think he loaded his piece again, that is
my impression, but I am not certain that he
did so. I did not at the time know that there were
military Stationed in the room into which the
Prisoner fired. I knew it in a very few Minutes
afterwards because I saw the Military firing out
of it upon the mob in the Street. I think there
had been firing from the room before the [...]Prisoner
fired into it. My estimation of the number -
collected in front of the Westgate upon that
occasion is 5000. I saw one person fall from -
a shot fired at him thro the window. I saw
altogether I think nine dead bodies in the
and outside. I had seen the Prisoner
upon more than one ocassion before I was
quite well acquainted with his person.

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