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and mentioned his name but Witness does not recollect
it Srgt [Sergeant] Reed asked the Prisoner whether he was a
Chartist, he answered he was a Chartist in principle and
on the suggestion of the Srgt (Sergeant) took him into
custody.-------------------------------CALL
in right hand margin against the above paragraph:- Ellis Flanders of Newport Butcher 54

TO PROVE That Witness was a Special Constable on Waterloo at the
Station house Pontypool on Monday the 4th - as Witness
stood near St Thomas's Chapel about 6 a m he saw the
Prisoner Britan passing along with a party of men about
14 or 16 - Britan ordered his party to keep the other side
from the station house - Witness had seen Britan three
times before at Chartists Meetings -Witness went up to him
and felt for arms about his person and asked to whither
he was going - he answered he didn't know - Witness told
him to go home - Britan on being asked if he had
any arms he said No - he had in his pocket a piece of iron
like a bayonet about a foot long - Witness did not take it
from him as they were about 14 to 1 - Witness saw Britan
afterwards in custody at the Westgate.-------------------CALL
in right hand margin against the above paragraph:- David Jones of Pontypool Commission Agent 54

TO PROVE That a room in Witness's house was used for a Chartist's
Lodge
</hi> Has seen Frost at the Lodge once and Vincent twice
Has also seen William Jonesand Edwards there saw Jones
there yesterday week before Dusk - saw him there Saturday
2nd Novr (November) just when dark he was going in the direction of
Pontypool - There were a great many Chartists in the Lodge
on that Saturday night - Heard Jones say that the Chartists
were going to Newport to show People there their strength
Witness saw Jones on Sunday night going going in the direction
of Blackwood there was so much noise in the house that
Witness could not hear the noise outside - The People left
the house about 7 o'clock and said they were going to Newport
Witness has seen Zephaniah Williams and Jones together at
the Lodge--------------------CALL
in right hand margin against the above paragraph:- Sarah Edmunds Wife of W[illia]m Edmunds of the Greyhound Pont Llanfraith 37

TO PROVE That Witness 3 weeks ago joined a Chartist Club in Pontypool
on Sunday 3rd Novr (November) Witness went with John Dyer for a horse
for the Prisoner Jones to ride round the Hills and beat

in left hand margin:- Jones

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