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Thomas Hopkins sworn says I am the son of Edward
the Superintendant of police of Newport - On Monday
the 4th November inst I was standing at the corner of the
Street by Mr Clements shop I was on Stow Hill that
morning from half past 8 to 9 o Clock I saw a Mob
coming down the Hill that morning they were Armed I
should suppose there were 3 or 4,000 I cant tell exactly some
had Guns some pikes - I saw one or two with sticks they
turned round towards the Yard Gates of the Westgate Inn
I saw them fire at the Westgate Inn
_____________________ Thomas Hopkins



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