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Regina v[ersus] Tho[ma]s Morgan
Henry Lewis of Tredegar States - That at 3
o'clock I went up to the Colliers
to a house where I used to resort and when I
got there the door was locked and the people inside
asked who was there. I told them Henry upon which
they opened the Door. The first thing I saw upon entering
was a stick about five yards long and several others
of various sizes with an Iron Ferule on each stick.
I also saw a hammer lying on the Floor. I asked
them what they did with that hammer Thomas Morgan
answered to sharpen the point of this Iron on which
he drew the Iron from the fire and began to point it
on the paving and when pointed finished put it in
the longest of the sticks. I then asked him what
they were going to do with them, he told me they
were mops tails. I replied they are very comical
mops tails. Oh he answered they will answer the
purpose for which they are intended well enough.
I took three of them to Cefngola last night and if
and if I had met some one on the Road I would have
stuck one of them in him and that is what we
intend doing to night. John Morgan was sitting by
the window the whole time, his Brother in law was
also in the house William Evans, this took place
in the house of William Evans where they all resided
on Sunday the day the Chartists rose William Evans
was sitting by the Door inside he appeared very low
hearted and never spoke. John Morgan said "I don't
know where we are going" - they appeared to me to be
pikes, indeed I had no doubt but they were pikes-
I saw some on men men's shoulders as I saw in
Evans' house, at eight o'Clock by the Church of

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