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day of the Riots) down to the
Colliery (the Pentllwyn)
to work
but finding the men all out
I went home again. On
I was at home all day Monday On
^ the Tuesday (the day after
the Riots) I heard the Men from
Merthyr were coming down
& would press every one to
go to Newport - I was afraid
& left my House and went
into the Woods to prevent
being taken - I heard the same
Wednesday Mor-ng and as the
work was all stopd and I wanted
to see my mother & get out
of the way of the Chartists - I
went to Newport & from
thence by Packet to my mothers
at Coalpit Heath w[h]ere I
got work until I was taken
last Friday night at my
mothers House at Coalpit [Heath]

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