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saw the Prisoner Lovell among them armed with a gun
did'nt observe that the person with the sword addressed
Lovell in particular when Lovell came round the corner
of the house next Stow Hill heard him say to the mob
"In my men" then the mob went up the steps and attacked
the Door and fired. Several shots were fired into the Room
where the soldiers were before the shutters opened - Then
the Soldiers commenced firing and the mob dispersed -
Before that time Lovell had been a leading Man at the
meeting of the Chartists held at Witness's House and was a
constant attendant there - Witness has heard the Prisoner
say many times in the Bar that they could have the
Charter and the Charter they would have, that if they
could not have the Charter by fair means they would have
it another way - The Prisoner was between the Stow Hill Corner
and the front door of the Inn when he said "In my Men" He
said either my men or my Boys - he was one of the first that
rushed in --------------------CALL
[right hand margin against the above paragraph:- said Daniel Evans, 21]

To Prove that he saw Lovell at the Westgate with the mob just
before the firing commenced he was marching with them
and had a gun in his hand and which he carried as if it
was on the full cock - that he saw Lovell raise the Gun
to the windows of the Westgate - this was just before the
firing commenced---------------------CALL
[right hand margin against the above paragraph:- Will[ia]m Jenkins of Newport, Grocer, 154}

To Prove that the witness is assistant surgeon to Mr
Brewer
and was call'd (called) upon to attend the Prisoner
John Lovell soon after the riot commenced found
him in Bed at the House of Jenkyns a shoemaker
with a Gun Shot wound in his Thigh--------------------CALL
[right hand margin against the above paragraph:- Mr. W[illia]m Parfitt Powell assistant to Mr. Brewer Surgeon, Newport, 23]

To Prove that the witness was on duty at the front door of
the Westgate the advance of the Mob in front of
the Westgate 8 or 9 came up to the Door - one
with a gun - Witness said you shall not come
here he answered you have our Prisoners and will
have them out that Man was afterwards shot - then
the Mob fired and rushed on till the place was
[right hand margin against the above paragraph:- Isaac Venn of Newport - Dealer in Marine Stores, 24]

[left hand margin against the above paragraph:- Benfield & Rees]

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