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Maria Lewis Servant to and abiding at the House of
William Phillips of the parish of Saint Woollos in the Borough
of Newport in the County of Monmouth Grocer - I remember
the morning of the Riots the 4th November last - I was in the
Sitting Room fronting the Westgate Inn between eight and nine
o'clock I think - There were several persons in the Room at
the time - I saw a great many men turn the corner at the
foot of Stow Hill round to the front of the Westgate Inn -
They had Guns, pikes and other weapons in their hands -
I saw Mr John Frost with them - I knew him by his face
I said to the other in the Room "There is John Frost-" Frost
was in the front of the mob - He had something round
his chin and mouth and round his neck - and tied in
front - I am quite certain it was John Frost I saw
I heard the firing - I then ran away to the kitchen which
is at the back of the House - I remained in the kitchen a
long time - I then went up to the sitting Room and saw
several dead bodies lying in front of the Westgate - and the
Westgate windows broken in - I saw a man amongst
the Crowd, when they first came down, with a wooden leg-
He had a Gun in his hand - I should know him
again if I were to see him - I did not see him fire

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Maria Lewis

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