|Secondary shorebased occupation|
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|Is apprentice of|
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|Has opening text||Edward Potts|
|Has signoff text||Edw; Potts|
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|Language skills||English language|
|Res street||Upper Shadwell|
|First deposition age||33|
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|Deposition start page(s)||HCA 13/73 f.18v Annotate|
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|Deposition date(s)||Jan 26 1659|
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|Has infobox completed||Yes|
|Has synthesis completed||No|
|Has HCA evidence completed||No|
|Has source comment completed||No|
|Type of ship||Shore based trade|
|Silver Ship litigation in 1650s|
|Role in Silver Ship litigation||None|
Edward Potts (b. ca. 1626; d. ?). Upholsterer.
Resident in 1659 in Shadwell.
Evidence from High Court of Admiralty
Thirty-three year old Edward Potts deposed on January 29th 1659 in the High Court of Admiralty, He was examined on an allegation in the case of "Mitchell and Clements against the Roger and Edmunds and against) Corbin".
Edward Potts recollects that thirteen or fourteen months ago "was present and in Company with the arlate Mr Mitchell and Nicholas Rippen, at the signe of the Golden Still and Anchor in Eastsmithfeild." At the meeting Mr Mitchell and Rippon discussed goods and materials delivered on board the Roger and Edmunds. Rippon offered Edward Potts to Mr Mitchell as his security, but Rippon refused Potts. Mitchell was supposedly troubling Rippon for money.