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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 Monythusloyne
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 Walter's house on Sunday night the 3rd Novr
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 -



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