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that was the time when he said they were late
prisoner appeared to be quite low and sat down
by the fire to dry himself - Witness's house is
fifteen miles from Newport - Witness let prisoner
have his horse and sent his servant with them

prisoner promised to pay them- Witness lost
several Articles from his house - thinks he heard
prisoner say it was a bad job being so late _ Call

To prove that he was called up by his Master
James Samuel between twelve and one - the
house was full when he went down - some
had spears - some had guns - Witness saw
his master talking to one sitting near the fire he
called him Mr. Williams - Witness Master ordered
him to put the Tack on the horse and bring it to
the tram- He said that witness was to put the
Tack on the horse to get the tram for Mr Williams
Witness got them ready and took them to the house
went in and told his Master - prisoner was there and
said come on now to the men there prisoner got into
the Tram with three or more others and desired
witness to go on - They went on to Cromlin and
thence to Tyn-y-Cwn where prisoner got out at a
public house - Numbers of people came along with the
Tram, sometimes before and sometimes behind - they
had Guns and spears and some had candles -< /hi>
stopped at Tyn-y-Cwn an hour or two- It was light
when they started. Witness saw prisoner at Ty-din above
3 1
/2 miles from Newport he was then ordering the men along
two and two on the tram road
- the men were then armed.
Witness went with the tram as far as the Machine nearest
to Newport- left the tram there and put the horse up at
the Salutation. Whilst waiting there saw the prisoner
running back from Newport along
the turnpike road - Heard
firing in Newport before then. Before Witness saw prisoner turning
back saw many others coming back from Newport they had guns and spears

[in l. margin]

q no pressing|

31/2 miles from Newport

Went to Machine

heard firing

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Henry Smith

[?]Samuels Son

[at foot]
Newport Public Reference Libraries



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