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at his door he beckon'd (beckoned) or made motion to her and he went in
She then asked her if she wanted a card she wanted to
know what was about the Chartists and that she would give
her husbands name if there would be no harm in it he said
there would be none - she gave her husbands name & he gave
her a card - she asked what if was for and he told her she had
better have one than be without it, it would keep her without
danger Her husband afterwards burnt the card it had a number
upon it, and she saw Williams write her husbands on name it -
On Sunday the 3rd Nov[embe]r about 6 o'clock p.m. witness and her
husband set out for Chapel, got as far as Williams' house where
there were a great number of people 3 or 4 of them came up and
dragg'd (dragged) her husband from her, they had something in their hands
but she cannot say what - Witness was hurt and returned home &
did not see her husband again till the Tuesday evening follg (following) ----------------------------CALL
[right hand side of margin against the above paragraph:- said Rachel Howell, 187]

To Prove that about 4 months ago Witness first attended Meetings
at the house of the prisoner Zephn (Zephaniah) Williams the Royal Oak at
Coalbrook Vale - Went there because he saw hundreds signing
attended there 6 times paid 6d [sixpence] three times to the prisoner -
On the 1st payment prisoner gave him a card. Witness threw
the card away about a fortnight ago it had No. 451 on it - They
were called Chartist meetings Witness attended a meeting at
prisoners house on Sunday 3rd Novr (November) at 11 a.m. many people
were there - Met again at 1 p.m. persons prisoner then told them to
unite like one body - that those who did not would be the cause
of blood shedding that there would be a large meeting on the
Mountain between 6 and 7 o'clock that they were to bring with
them arms or any thing they could get guns pikes, or staves
witness went to the Mountain between 6 and 7p.m. took a
gun with him prisoner had told them that they need not
vex themselves about wives and children as they would provide
for them Witness and others were told what part of the
Mountain they were to go to prisoner told them it was between
Pen-y-Cae and Nant y Glo - Pen y Cae is the same as Ebbw
Vale
Saw prisoner and many 100 on the Mountain - it was
dark and very wet - some carried pikes and some staves
[right hand margin against the above paragraph:- John Davis of Blaina, 172]

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