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and up a very steep path & over
the canal. We came on I thought to
the Welsh Oak. I saw the Company
before & behind us going into the
Houses & bring the men out
I heard them say there was a party
before us when we came
to the Oak there were hundreds
& thousands & hundreds at the
Cefn I carried my Sword
all the way with me & I sent
it home by one of the Rock
Halliers I heard 4 or 5
Days before that I was taken up
before that I was to be took up The
Sword was sent to the Lodge
no one else sho[ul]d
get into trouble
I am a native of Paulton
Somersetshire
My father
& mother lives there the

On right hand side of the page:-
The mark of
X
John Harford

on left hand side of the page:-

Sworn at the Boro[ugh] of
Newportin the County of
Monmouth this 29 day
of November 1839
before us
James Coles Octavius Morgan

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