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Maria Lewis - Servant to and abiding
at the House of William Lewis Phillips of the
parish of Saint Woollos in the Boro'
of Newport in the County of Monmouth
Grocer - I remember the morning of
the Riots the 4th November last - the
day of the Riots I was in the Sitting
Room fronting the Westgate about Inn between
Eight and nine o'clock I think - There
were several persons in the Room at the
Room 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 others
in the Room - "there is John
Frost
" - Frost was on the front
of the Mob - He had something
round his Chin and Mouth &
round his neck - and tied in
front - I am quite certain
it was Mr 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

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