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<persName id="t17830910-7-defend142" type="defendantName"> SAMUEL READ
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<p>(The Record read as before.)</p>
<persName id="t17830910-7-person143"> JOHN OWEN
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<p>Look at the prisoner at the bar, do you recollect him? - I do.</p>
<xptr type="pageFacsimile" doc="178309100017"/>Do you recollect his being here in February sessions last? - He was convicted in February sessions last.</p>
<p>You are sure it is the same person? - Yes.</p>
<persName id="t17830910-7-person144"> THOMAS HARVEY
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<p>I live at Hawkurst, I recollect seeing the prisoner there, I apprehended him at Hawkurst.</p>
<p>Did he make any resistance? - No.</p>
<p>Surrendered himself peaceably and quietly? - Yes.</p>
<persName id="t17830910-7-person145"> THOMAS BRADBURY
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<p>Was he one of the men that was dilivered on board your vessel to be transported? - He was, my Lord.</p>
<p>Do you recollect him being among them, when they made the north? - I recollect seeing him among them, but I do not recollect any particular force or violence that he offered.</p>
<p>You do not? - No, Sir, I do not.</p>
<p>You do not consider him as one of the ring leaders? - No, I do not.</p>
<p>I would wish to observe to the Court, that it was not my intent to come on board the boat, but being forced by the person that had the command of the vessel, as I had been at sea before, he insisted on me to take the command, the Captain immediately laid himself under my charge, and he said, he wished to be considered as a gentleman; I remained with the Captain.</p>
<p>Court to Bradbury. Do you recollect this? - I do not, my Lord, I know the man that had the command of the vessel, one Donkin, he is now on board.</p>
<p>I think you have said, that you did not consider any of them as compelled to go? - I said before, and I say now, that I do not think that one of them was compelled to go.</p>
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<note>[Pardon on condition of Transportation. See summary.]</note> </rs> </rs> </p> </div1></div0>

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