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Q. Did


mischief done there?
A. Yes, I heard a window broken.
Q. Whose house next?
A. Samuel Hunt's,
Q. What took place at Samuel Hunt's ?

A. When I got into Samuel Hunts, he was fetching bread and cheese out.

Q. Some were in before you?

A. Oh, yes.

Q. What did he say when he brought them out?

A. He told us to eat what bread and cheese we liked and he would dress and go along with us.

Lord Chief Baron. Richards. Who brought out the bread and cheese ?

Mr. Gurney. Samuel Hunt, one of the persons in. dicted.--What is Samuel Hunt?

A. He keeps a farm.
Q. Did you eat the bread and cheese?
A. Yes.
Q. Had you anything to drink?
A. Yes, some beer.
Q. Did you then leave the house?
A. Yes.
Q. Did Hunt and anybody go with you!

4. Yes, Samuel Hunt and his man, whose name, I believe, is Daniel Hunt, went with us.

Q. Was there a candle in the room all the while you were at Hunt's

A. Yes,
Q. How long were you there?
4. Perhaps a quarter of an hour or twenty minutes.

Q. When Samuel and Daniel Hunt went away with you had they any arms.

A. I cannot say that they had.
Q. Did

weapons your party had more para ticularly?

A. Yes, they had pikes.
Q. What had Manchester Turner ?
A. He had a sword.

you see what

Q. What had William Turner ?

A. A gun.

Q. What had Robert Turner ?
A. A sword.
Q. What had Isaac Ludlam the elder ?

A. A pike.

Q. When you went from Hunt's house whose house did you go to next?

A. To Mrs. Hepworth's.
Q. Who first went to the door ?

A. I cannot say who went first to the door-I heard the prisoner at the door.

Q. Doing what?
A. Rapping at the door, and calling for the arms out.
Q. Was the door opened?
A. No.
Q. Upon that, what did the prisoner say?
A. The prisoner called for somebody to come and
break the door open.

Q. l'pon his calling, did Samuel Hunt come?
A. Yes.
Q. What did he do?

A. He took up a stone appearing to have been a coping to a wall.

Q. A large stone?
A. Yes, and Aung it at the door a time or two.
Q. Did that force the door open?
A. No.
Q. Upon that, did the prisoner go to another part?
A. He went from that door to a little-window.
Q. Was any window got open at last ?
A. The window was broken out.
Q. Was that the kitchen window ?
A. Yes, a back window.
Q. Did the prisoner say anything to the persons within?

A. The prisoner was asking them to give the arms or to open the door.

Q. Did the persons within do either?
A. No.


Q. Upon that, what did the prisoner do?

A. Some person within refused him, and he immes diately fired in at the window.

Q. What did he fire ?

4. I cannot say whether his gun or his pistol, I was not near enough to see.

Q. Did that firing do any mischief? A. Yes. Q. What? A, I went up to the window, and saw a within lying on the floor, as having fallen.

Q. Who was that man?

A. I did not know till young Elijah Hall said it was Robert Walters.

Q. Did you hear that?
A, Yes.
Q. Who did he say it was?
A. Robert Walters.
Q. Did you say anything to Brandreth upon that?
A. Yes.
Q. What did you say?

A. I told him he should not have shot that poor innocent man.

Q. What answer did he give?

A. He said it was his duty to do it, and he would do it; and if I said any more about it he would blow my brains out.

Q. After that were any arins given out of the house?
A. Yes.
Q. To what place did you next go?
A. To Pentridge Lane End.
Q. Did you meet any party there?
4. Yes.
Q. About how many?
Å. I cannot tell how many exactly,
Q. Was Joseph Weightınan the younger among them ?

A. Yes, Joseph; and James Taylor and Benjamin Tays lor, that is all I knew.

Q. Had any of them arms?

A. Yes, all of them I believe.
Q. Arms of what kind ?
A. Joseph and Benjamin Taylor had spikes, and James

a gun.

Q. Did your party then go to any places in Pentridge?
A. There was a party went down to Buckland Hollow.
Q. Did you go with them?
A. No, I did not.

Q. While that party were absent did you hear attacks made on any houses ?

A. Yes, we heard a geat disturbance ; they were calling them all up at Pentridge Lane end: they were calling the men up to take the men out, and arms where they could find them.

Q. When you were collected together again did you go towards Pentridge town?

A. Yes,

Q. Before you got there, do you remember the prisoner saying anything about the party :

A. Yes, he fell us into ranks there.

Q. Did he enquire for any particular description of persons ?

A. Yes, he asked whether there were any military men among us, or men who understood discipline, that they must turn out to keep the men in order.

Q. Upon the prisoner saying that, did any men turn out?
A. Yes.
Q. Who?
A. One Charles Swaine.
Q. Had he been in the militia?
A. Yes, I believe so.
Q. What was then done when Swaine turned out ?
A. They were all put into ranks.
Q. By whom?
A. By the prisoner, William Turner, and Swaine.
Q. How many deep?
A. Two.
Q. Where were the men put who had the guns?
A. In the front.

Q. Who were put in the rear?
A. Them that had spikes.

Q. When you were formed, what was the word of command given ?

A. To march.
Q. Who


it ? A. I cannot say which of the three it was. Q. Where did you march to? A. To Pentridge. Q. When you got there were you joined by any more? A. Yes. Q. Did Edward Turner join you there? A, Yes. Q. Did Joseph James join you there? A. Yes. Q. Were any other houses attacked? A. Yes. Q. At Pentridge? A. Yes.

Q. Were any people taken from the houses, or any arms ?

A. I did not see them.

Q. Do you remember, among others, Mr. Booth's house being attacked, or going to Mr. Booth's.

A. Yes,
Q. Was anything of Mr. Booth's taken out ?
A. A poney was taken.
Q. Out of his yard?
A. I do not remember where it was taken from,
Q. But a poney was taken?
A. Yes.
Q. Did you afterwards go to Butterley Iron Works?
A. Yes.
Q. Who brought Booth's poney out of the yard ?
A. George Weightman had it when I saw him.
Q. He had rejoined you at that time?
A. Yes.
Q. Then you went to Butterley. Iron Works?
1. Yes.

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