Ffynh 3U

That conduct of the magistrates at petty sessions is quite unbearable that we are treated like dogs we are told to hold our tongues or go out of the room, and the law that is dealt out to us is the law of the magistrates clerk and not the law of the Queen, and the magistratesclerks charge us what they please.

(National Library of Wales MS 14590E:Letter18 (nodate), but referring to a statement made at the Conwil Elfed meeting of Rebeccaites of 16 August 1843 [Tip: daliwch Ctrl a chliciwch dolen i'w agor mewn tab newydd. (Cuddio tip)] )