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Newport 21st. Decr 1839. 138
My dear Sir
I should have sent you Wm Davies's
further Evidence had I been able to have seen him,
he has been from home & will return I understand
to day, when I will look out for him & send you
all I can get by Monday's post, with the additional
lists of Witnesses, some of whom will be found as
or more important than any we have yet had
particularly as to Frost giving the order to fire
There is yet a mystery about Turner - It is clear
there were 3 wooden legged men at the Westgate & at
Newport the morning of the 4th. - Pillinger, the man
who was apprehended last week was examined to
day & committed for the minor offence of conspiracy
& riot - He came down with the mob, but we cannot
as yet identify him at the Westgate - as it is most
important to get at the man against whom we have



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