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whose appearance told me they were
either Colliers or Miners were on the outside
the Coach - one of them in particular
repeatedly expressed an anxious desire
to arrive at Newport, he found great fault
with the Horses & wi.. their rate of travelling
and said he was very much afraid that
all the sport would be over at Newport
before his arrival- When we were
travelling towards Newport & near Ty du
Iron Works
- I discovered several groups
of persons coming in different directions
from Newport- I saw that & they were
met by groups going down. The Meeting
appeared to occasion a consultation
& I remarked to 2 Gentlemen who
sat near by me on the Coach that I -
was satisfied something very desperate
had taken place at Newport -
At Ty du Iron Works I was informed that a riot had taken
place at Newport & that the military had fired on the mob.
Proceeding from Ty du Iron Works towards
Newport; we met large bodies of persons
coming from thence & as we proceeded the



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