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Abraham Thomas was trying to
put a lock on a gun but could ~

-there was another gun with a lock on as well
-which Abraham Thomas had

~not do it ^ He asked me if I was
ready to go. He said We were to go
on the Mountain and start at
6 O'clock to meet Frost Zephaniah
& others I said I would
go My Wife said No if you do
I will go too but he shan-t go I said
I would go to be able to get out
of his way. B Thomas was in
& out of the House all day in
& out of Zephaniahs I scarcely
saw him for any time . About
__________of the Even-g
6 O clock ... o' clock I went away
not to be bothered to go with him.
My wife staid at home. When I came
back about 8 O clock when the people
were coming out of the Chapel & he was
___ ~ and the gun with the lock as well
gone ^ Abraham Thomas told me
the week before the Sunday that it wo-d
be better for us all to join the Club to get
the Charter or it would be the worse for us
they said they at the meeting that if they could not
get the Charter one way they would another

When I went out about 6 O clock I met many people
going to the Mountain with sticks & guns I did not
observe any Pikes I met a tall Man with a light brown
McIntosh who asked me if I was going out I said I was going
to call a neighbour he said he would wait [?] I told



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