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Thomas Watts of Gellygroes in the parish of
Monythusloyne in the County of Monmouth
Hallier states - That
on Wednesday the 13th day of November last he with 3 assistants
took the Prisoners Thomas Edwards and William John Llewellyn
out of the Levels called Havodtryscloed in the said Parish of
and apprehended the other two Prisoners Job Harris
and Joseph Coules in their respective houses upon warrants for
being concerned in the late riots at Newport - On our way down to
Newport with the prisoners they all voluntarily admitted that they
had broken open and entered Job Walters' house on Sunday night
the 3rd November by the command of George Beach and others and
that the same party broke open and entered several other houses
in the way from Argoed to Newport - The prisoners also confessed
coming down with the mob to Newport

Thomas Watts

W. S. Cartwright



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