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To prove that he (witness) was in the Stable at the
Westgate Inn
, looking upon Stow hill, saw the mob
coming down and a man with a wooden leg among
them armed with a Gun, Jack the fifer was along
side with pistol and pike, both stopped and let

most of the mob pass, witness stopped in the Stable
till they began to fire and then got thro' a garden
into Commercial Street where he saw the same Man
with a wooden leg and a Gun in is hand and
a Jim Crow hat on, believes prisoner is the Man
but won't swear to him. _________________ Call

To prove that witness saw a great number of persons going
out of Newport on the 4th November between 9 and 10
o'clock A M. some of them were armed, saw among
the mob a Man with a wooden leg, he had a Gun
in one hand, and a sword or stick in the other,
believes it was a stick, he was dressed in a dirty
coloured fustian or flannel, believes it was a frock
Coat, he had on a round crowned hat, a Jim
Crow, he was coming down Commercial Street
towards the Cardiff road in the direction from
the Westgate. Witness would know him again
if he were in the same dress, he was about 40
- he was dirty looking about 5 feet high, the
prisoner Turner is like him, should not like to
swear to him punctually - believes he is the man -
has no doubt of it - he has not now the
same dress. Wits was 2 or 3 yards off opposite
the new Church
._____________ Call

To prove that he saw the mob going down
Stow hill and in front of the Westgate -
saw among them a one legged Man with a
Gun in one hand and a Stick in the
other- witness heard the mob fire, saw the
wooden legged man running down his Gun,
he appeared to be loading. witness was then
about 1 yard from him. he was in a
dark fustian coat and had a Jim Crow Hat

[in left margin]
Turner
General attack

general Turner
Turner

[in r. margin]
Samuel
Williams

of Newport
Shoe maker

88.

Henry Kear
of Newport
Accountant

91.

Wm John
Servant to Mr
Wm Brewer

90

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