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I did not hear any directions given - nor that
any one of them acted as leader - I
heard some of them say "its time to march"
or "march on
" - After the Mob had
left this place I started for Newport - they
took the Tram Road and I took the
Turnpike Road - I met three or four
men upon the Road between the Welsh
Oak
and the High Cross with spears
one I passed had a Gun
- They said
to me
^ "Good morning" - I said and made
Room for me to pass. About a mile
from Stow Turnpike I met Mr Henry
Williams
the Ironmonger
and Mr Jno
Elsdon
on Horseback - I informed
them that they asked me where I
had come from. I told them from
Tredegar - and informed was them of
what had occurred during the night.
I came on down to Newport and met
several Special Constables and told
them also -
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____________________William Williams

Witness
John Rogers

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