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protestant confederates - I am a Member of that order
we hold Meetings or Lodges - We pay money in towards
supporting each other in cases of sickness and distress
it is just like a Benefit Club but it is not enrolled
the prisoner is a member of it - he told me then
that he would let me in, in a few minutes on condition
that I would not injure him or take him away from
his house - he did let me in - I shewed him that
part of the Book of Rules which specified that no
person shall be admitted a member of this Institution
who is a member of any other Society that is hostile
or at variance with the Constitutional Government -
those were the words as far as I recollect them.
I asked him if he thought any person could
be a Chartist and belong to this Society according
to that Book of Rules. I meant persons belonging
to this chartist concern - he said yes he thought
they could - I asked him what he had been
doing all night he said he had not been doing
any thing but stopping up with his wife who was
very ill - I asked him where the Bullets were that
he had been making - I asked him that question
in consequence of something I had heard, he said
he had not been making any - I then laid hold
of the Candle and went into his Kitchen - I
saw some drops or small bits of Lead about
the kitchen - I also saw a Bullet it was
quite warm - I now produce the same Bullet
it was so warm I could hardly hold it in my
hand - I then came up to the shop where he
works - I asked him where the Bullet Mould was that
he had been making Bullets with - I told him likewise
that he must produce it or I would search the house - he


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