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Regina v George Turner
Herbert Evans ^ Williams of Commercial St Newport Monmouthshire Chemist -
says - between 9 and 10 O' clock in the morning of the
4th Nov[embe]r - I was standing in front of Mr. Mullock's shop
in Commercial St waiting to see the Chartists having heard
that they were coming down Stow Hill - I stood there from
10 minutes to 1/4 of an hour - & then saw them come round
the corner from Stow Hill to p... they went to the
Coach Yard Gates of the Westgate Inn first, & then appeared to go back
a few yards - Witness could not see the Gates or the
front of the Westgate from the place where he stood -
but immediately afterward the Witness heard the firing &
the breaking of windows - The Mob were dispersed in
about 5 minutes perhaps less. After the greater p[ar]t
of the Mob had run away - Witness observed the Prisoner
with 8 or 10 others, whom Witness does not know,
standing on the pavement in front of Mr Hambly 's shop
which is the next house to the Westgate Hotel in Commercial
Street. Prisoner had a gun in his hand, the others were all
armed, but Witness cannot swear with what weapons.
Witness saw one of the men (he cannot to tell which x of them )
loading his gun & when he had done so he stepped out
x The reason Witness cannot swear which of the men fired is that when he fired
several others were between the Witness & him.
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