007_037_01

Image 107 of 206

|

Please login to transcribe this page.

37

nor did I hold out any inducement for him in any
other way - he said he did not know what their
intentions were but they were very angry towards me
he had heard many speak of me and he supposed
_____________________________would have
it was for taking Vincent - that he never ^ made
the Bullets had it not been for the situation
of his
wife and the fear of being obliged to go with them-
I saw the prisoner on the morning of the 4th
about 10 o' clock at Mr Homfray's Stable Yard he
had then a pistol in his hand which I saw
him take out of his pocket. I now produce the
same pistol, it has the appearance of being a
new one,he endeavoured to prevent my taking it
from him, he said it had been given him to repair
he did not say by whom.
______________________ W. W. Homan.

Henry Crowe States : I am a Special Constable
at Tredegar Iron Works - I know the
prisoner - I saw him on Monday the 4th November.
I said nothing to him to induce him to make any
confession to me - I asked him what could possess
him to make Bullets at such a time, he said
he had been at the Lodge and that they had
in consideration of his wife`s illness let him free
going with them if he would stay at the house and make
some Bullets for them which he did as he was in
hopes of getting a few Shillings for the benefit of his
family
- he also said he did not think he was
doing wrong in making them that he had made some
and should make some more that he thought it was
a profitable trade
. He did not say where they


6
Newport Public Reference Libraries

[history]

Discussion/notes

You don't have permission to discuss this page.

Some images produced with permission of Newport Museum and Art Gallery.

The archival material used by this project come from a number of repositories. If you would like to request the use of an image from this website please contact enquiry@llgc.org.uk @Copyright 2015