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charge on Friday night I gave them to Mr Birch they were not then
out of my sight - On Monday night I gave them to Mr Phelps
the Papers I so delivered to Mr Phelps were the same that I found
at the Prisoner's house.
Joseph Adife

William Trueman Harford Phelps Sworn States I received the
paper now produced from the last Witness Joseph Adife yesterday
evening - they have not since been out of my possession - I produce
a paper which I found amongst those delivered me by Joseph Adife
it is marked A I also found a letter amongst the papers signed "W.
H. Townsend
for Vincent & Co." - it is marked B - I also found
a letter signed Morgan Williams Honorary Secretary with the Post
mark Merthyr Tydville A. P. 25"- meaning april 25th 1839 addressed
to Mr Etheridge Newport Monmouthshire - I also found 8 Cards
Newport Working Men's Association numbered 57, 104, 133, 169, 200,
21145, 261, and 239 - they appear to have the names of different
persons written upon them with numbers and dates - they are marked
D. E. F. G. H. I. J. & K. Upon the back of No. 215 there appears an
account amounting to 13/5 commencing with page 1 having a
reference to some back to number 14 inclusive - I also found a
manuscript Song which I now produce - it is marked L. I also found
a Paper appearing to be a Petition to the house of Commons which is
marked M.
W. T. H. Phelps

Walter Williams (Sworn) Says I reside at Caerleon - I am a Currier
I was in Newport on Monday the 4th November Instant in the morng
I know the Prisoner Samuel Etheridge - I was at his house that morning
about half past 9 or from that to 10 in the forenoon Charles Rogers of
Newport and Thomas Gunter of Caerleon were there with me - before I
started from Caerleon I had heard Firing in the direction of Newport
- there was some conversations between Gunter and the Prisoner but
I cant say what it was the prisoner said he had been in the Square
of the Westgate that morning - he said he thought Newport would be all
their own in half an hour - he did not say how they were to take Newport

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