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and speaks to the contents of his pocket as stated by the
last Witness ----------------CALL
in right hand margin against the above paragraph:-John Willis of Crumlin Clerk to Mr. Morrison 47

TO PROVE that on Monday 4th Novr (November) between 9 and 10 a m the
the Prisoner James Aust was one of a party who pressed Witness
from his work at Park-y-pill - the party was armed - and
prisoner had a Gun The Party asked if Witness's Master had any arms and some of them went into a chamber up stairs
and brought out a Gun - the prisoner remained outside - Two
of the party were armed with axes and led the way to the
road from Pontypool to Newport which was thronged
with people armed with sticks - there was a rumour
that there had been firing at Newport and prisoner
went into a House when there was a cry of "Where is Aust" "Where is Aust"-------------------CALL
in right hand margin against above paragraph:- John Richards of Malpas Cordwainer 62

TO PROVE that he was one of the persons pressed from his work with
the last Witness - He speaks to the taking the Gun from
the House and in the two men armed with axes and to<lb/ the prisoner's being there - Witness saw him load his Gun with
a Bullet which was supplied to him by one of the party
who carried a bag of Bullets and there was also another who
carried powder - Witness heard the prisoner called for after
he went into the House-------------------------CALL
in left hand margin against the above paragraph:- John Dallimore of Caerlon&lt;/place&gt; Cordwainer 64

TO PROVE that witness was gardener to Mr Prothero of Malpas Court
speaks to a conversation with prisoner the last summer respecting
the Chartists in which the prisoner declared in reference to an
observation that if they were in Revolution the Russians would
come in that he would rather be under the Russian Government
than under the present - He told Witness that he really believed he
should lose his life in the cause of the Chartists - On Monday
the 4th Novr (November) while at breakfast Witness heard a noise in
the stable yard went out and found it full of people endeavouring
to force away Mr Prothero's coachman - They insisted on
Witness also going and one of them stood at the stable door
with a Hatchet many others being armed - Witness went with
them and when he got into the road saw the prisoner there
with a Gun - Prisoner spoke to them - Witness went with them
in right hand margin against the above paragraph:- John Matthews 66

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