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_____the Riots
before ^ I used to pay 1d per Week.
I paid it to the Secretary one Owen
Davies
a Shoemaker. I never
had a Ticket- They used to take
in two Newspapers the Northern Star
and Vindicator the Charter.
Sometimes after the meeting
at Dukes Town I saw Jones
& Edwards of Pontypool they
were in a gig Jones stood up &
spoke and said they were going
to have a Meeting tomorrow -
I understood it to be a Chartists
Meeting it was outside
opposite the Coach & Horses
This was a good while
About ^ before the Riots - I saw
Frost at the Coach & Horses
about a Month before the Riots
He stood upon a Chair or something
at the Door of the Coach & Horses.
and spoke to a large number
of people who were assembled
there - He said as well as
I can remember that
he came there to give up his

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