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My wife said go from my Door my
house is my castle - you'll see that
says he we'll watch for him - I was
in the parlour with Mr. Evans and heard
this commotion - 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 anybody about
I stopt 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 pig cot with a light - I then
got out and jumped into a Shoemaker's
Garden which is alongside of my
Garden and from there into my own
Garden - and I went into the house
of call and 4 men came there and
____________they had torches
said we've got you ^ - they took me
down to the rest that was on the
Tram Road
- there was there between ~
__ they were armed with guns, Scythes, Pikes, Mandrils and clubs
__some had nothing
~ 200 & 300 men ^- they marched down
to Strickland's Machine there was another
_ they knocked him up and asked for arms he said he had none
great quantity of men met us there ^ - they
came down the Upper Tram Road we
came on down towards Risca - on the
Road I saw John Batten again
he spoke to me - says he you're come
then - Yes sure says I - I saw John



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