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27Israel Furmen States - I am 91 years of
age - I live at Gelly groes - I know John Fisher
On Sunday evening the 3rd of Novr last just as
Meeting was going in John Fisher came and tapped
at my window - My wife hauled back the curtain
and hoist the window and I then saw him and
asked him what he wanted and says he are
you coming with us - Where said I - a little way
said he - I told him I could not go with him -
his Brother stood behind him - I think his name
is George - John Fisher had a mandril in his
hand - his brother had nothing - they then went
off - I remained in the house about half an
hour or three quarters - Mr Edmund Evans was
with me in the house - John Batten the younger
then came and rapped at the Door - I thought
he would knock it down - My wife went to the
Door and asked who was there - he said where's
Furmen - she said he's not here what do you
want with him - he said I want him - She said
He shan't come out - he said then you'll see that
whether he shan't or no - My Wife said go from my
door - my house is my Castle - you'll see that say's he we
will watch for him - I was in the parlour with MrEvans
and hear the conversation - There was another Man -
with John Batten but I don't know his name - They then
went away, and my wife put out the candle and
went out to see if there was any body about and stopped in the house till
she came back and then I went out to hide in the pigs
cot I had not been in the cot long before I saw 4 men in the
adjoining pigs cot with a light - I then got out and jumped
into a Shoemaker's Garden which is along side of my Garden
and from there into my own Garden and I went into the
house of call and 4 men came there and said We've got



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