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and come in front of the Westgate Inn -
they were armed, some carried long
poles with pikes & spears at the he ends. I saw
the Prisoner at the Bar walking by the
side of the Crowd upon that occasion -
they were several before him - he
was on the side farthest from the
Westgate, he went with the mob
in front of the Westgate Inn, the
body of the crowd formed in front
of the Westgate. I heard the mob
Shouting as they were coming down
Stow Hill and after they got in front
of the Westgate. I saw the mob break
the Windows of the Westgate Inn
with the long poles and Pikes they -
carried. I saw a great deal of smoke
and heard firing. I saw several dead
bodies. I saw no weapon in the Prisoner's
James Coles Tho.s Hasler
Octavius Morgan Thos Hawkins W Brewer T Phillips

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