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I did not know any of the men
at the meeting there were two or
three there by the fire. I was at
home in my House Sunday
afternoon before the Riots I was
very poorly & have been these
2 or 3 Mos I am now very poorly
I got up & had my Tea in
the Evening Stopd in the House
when about 6 O clock a mob
came to my House and said
that I shodcome with them
I told them I would not come
They said I shod come
the swords I had a sword in
the House I was an inside
Tyler of my Lodge (The lodge
of oddfellows
) I was entitled
to a sword on that account
The said swore if I did not
come away with the sword
that they would kill me
I was forced to go with
them they dropped me out



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