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My Dear Sir

The Grand Jury have called upon me
to prefer all the Bills we intend this morning I-
have prepared the Indictment against Thomas
Morgan No. 25 - Thomas Davies No15 for
Conspiracy and Riot -

against John Batten the younger No 37
William Jones No 39 - John Fisher No 42 and
Edward Pillinger No 48 for Riot but there remains
Thomas Davies No 5 for being found going towards
the Cefn when the mob were advancing upon
Newport and being found with weapons of the
following description and concealed about his person
a formidable cutlass - a dreadful sort of pike
with a hammer at one end and a dagger at the
other - a loaded Pistol with a Cap on - Powder
flask full of powder - a tobacco box full of Caps
and another Cutlass - two Knives Balls &c et
John Thomas Llewellin [*] No 20 for whose apprehension
‚£100 was offered and who stands charged with
Conspiracy and Sedition upon unquestionable
evidence And Wm Davies 43 against whom a

[embossed stamp Newport Reference Library]

[* recte: ? Jn Lewis Llewellin]

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case of Treason and Conspiracy can be clearly
supported- Against Edward Frost and Ebenezer
Williams 41 & 44 I have stated to the
Magistrates that the cases are not sufficiently
important to proceed against But in the cases
referred to I wish to know what course I am
to adopt and if the Crown decline to prosecute
I am directed to present their cases to the
Grand Jury to be dealt with as they may
think proper Pray inform me what
course the Crown will take that I may
prepare accordingly

And I am my Dr Sir

Yours faithfully

W.T.H.P [William Truman Harford Phelps]

Geo Maule Esq




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Monmouth - 2 January

Copy letter to

Geo Maule Esq -


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