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by that means the Charter would be made the law of
the land - That a person came to his Witness House[*]
on Saturday with Wm Davis - Davis told Frost there
was a person out of doors who wanted to speak with
him and Frost went out & went after remaining
out about 20 Minutes he came into the House again
with a Stranger - Who he said was a Man from
the North
- The man delivered two letters to Frost
which Frost read to himself and then destroyed.
He said the Man was a delegate from the North - /…/
Frost told him he must go to Newport that night or
he would not be soon and [?]togo on from thence to
Monmouth that night and Frost assisted him with
money - Frost said if he did not go that night the
Mail would be stopped on the following day
and he would not be able to go on - Frost
told the Stranger what they were going to do
and the Stranger said he should go back and
tell the people in his district that Frost had taken
Newport and that it was time for them to
begin- Frost went out with that person
and returned again from 9 to 10 o'Clock & slept
at his House - Heard Frost say he should send a
Company of them to take the powder Magazine
& the arms at Tredegar House - which he could
convert into a Barrack - Just as things

[* ?this / the witness' house]

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