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Instant. I was here at Pill about 12 o'Clock that day - I came
to Newport that day - I came into the Town - I was at Mr.
Evans
the Grocers Shop that day too. I know a man called
Jenkin Morgan of Pill, there he is, he do sell Milk about
I had known him before that day - I had conversation with
him, he asked me the first thing how the Chartists get on there
up the Hills - I said they was more quiet than what they had
been, he was Wonder at that, I told him please to tell me the
truth, and nothing but the truth, the people have been very uneasy
there since last Thursday. I mean up in the Hills by Fleur-de-lis
I was intend to go up on Sunday to let them know the truth
from here, he said I should not know then, I shall not know
at all, I am going up tomorrow. he said it was no use for me
to go up, he said I should not know that night its too late
He said them did know there as well as them did know here,
and I told him they did not know when, - I started that
morning at 6 o'Clock, as Zephaniah Williams and Jones
of Pontypool
had been there making Speech the Thursday before
When I said I was going up the Hills, he said there would
be no work, and I had better not go, I saw him on Sunday
the 3rd which was the day after, he then called upon me, it was
11 o'Clock at night - I was not in bed. he told me he was a
Captain over 10 men - he said I was his man - and must
come along with him - I said I had nothing to protect
myself - I had a Pipe in my hand smoking - he said, you
must bring that with you, I said it was no use for me to
bring that with me, he did not then in the house say where
he was going, Out of the house he said we were going the other
Side of Newport Bridge - The first thing he said was that he
was going to take Parson Roberts and all his family to the Town,
I asked him what was that for, and then he said, he was
confine them in the Town in the Clock house, or where he
could, he was to take all the Servants and all, and then he said
he had other Orders from Waters, a Secretary or what they
call him in Town, and then he was ordered to take a
Warehouse that Mr. Crossfield has got where there was a

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[Annotations in left margin:]

Jenkin Morgan
Captain
Jenkin Morgan
Going to-
taking Parson
Roberts

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