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him go in the direction of the Westgate as I was at
that time standing at the window next to Mr Thos.
Jones Phillips
at the King's Head

_________________________ Emily A. Horne

_______________6 5 ________________

John O'Dwyer Sworn states : I live at Newport
I was in Newport on Monday the
4th Novr. ~ I remember seeing a large body of men
coming down Stow Hill about 9 in the morning. I know
the prisoner at the Bar - I saw him that morning
opposite the end of Stow Hill
. At that time the
head of the mob had reached the end of the Catholic
Chapel on Stow Hill
or very near it. I did not see
the prisoner afterwards. I immediately came over to
the Westgate Inn. When I saw him he was walking
slowly past Mr Lloyd's Shop towards Corn St I
pointed him out at the same time to Mr O'Reilly
who was walking with me - he had no weapon
in his hand or I should have observed it - the mob
wheeled round by the Corner of the the Westgate and
forward in front of the Inn - a portion of them parted
from the others and rushed into the Westgate Inn at
the door - the firing immediately commenced . When
this took place the prisoner could not have been
300 yards from the place I first saw him. I
saw 9 dead men that morning - he was walking
he did not appear to be loitering - the Catholic
is perhaps 300 yards from the Westgate
- it adjoins the back of the Westgate Inn
premises - he could not have been more than 150
yards from the place I saw him where the mob
wheeled round the Corner.
____________________________John O'Dwyer




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