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Regina v[ersus] Lewis Rowland
Lewis Lewis - I am Bankman of Coal-
I live at Gellydaeg [Gellydeg]- I went to the
House of William Smith at Maescwmer [Maesycwmmer]
on Friday before the Riots
It is [a] Public House - called the Angel-
I went there at the request of several
people- It was about 8 o'Clock at
night - There were about fifty people
there - Lewis I was a Chartist - I
understood this was a Chartist
Meeting - I saw Prisoner Lewis
Rowland
there - I saw him writing -
He was writing in a kind of a Copy
Book - Pris[one]r asked me my name -
I said Lewis Lewis - He then wrote
in the Book - I paid five pence -
Prisoner said the money I paid was
four pence for the Chartist Cause and
a penny for the papers - Every other
person in the Room paid - Pris[one]r
received it - Prisoner told said
addressing all in the Room - "All
of you that are willing to go down to
Newport hold up your hands" - I
asked him what for - He said for you
to show yourselves - I heard Prisoner
told us to provide ourselves with
weapons - and that all that had
Guns to bring them - and that they
were to take them to Newport - I
kno knew they were for no good - I said
that before I would go from home I
would to be Killed I would stay at
home and be killed there - that

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