John Withers (b. ca. 1598)
|John Withers (b. ca. 1598)|
|Person||John Withers (b. ca. 1598)|
|Secondary shorebased occupation|
|Mariner occupation||Master's mate|
|Associated with ship(s)||Richard (Master: Henry Sheere)|
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|Has opening text||John Withers|
|Has signoff text||John Withers|
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|Language skills||English language|
|First deposition age||58|
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|Deposition start page(s)||HCA 13/71 f.62v Annotate|
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|Deposition date(s)||Feb 28 1656|
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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||Merchant ship|
|Silver Ship litigation in 1650s|
|Role in Silver Ship litigation||None|
John Withers (b. ca. 1598; d. ?). Mariner.
Master's mate of the ship the Richard (Master: Henry Sheere ) in October 1655, when she lay at Teneriff in the Canaries.
Resident in 1656 in Deptford in the county of Kent.
Evidence from High Court of Admiralty
Fifty-eight year old John Withers deposed on February 28th 1656 in the High Court of Admiralty. He was examined on an allegation on behalf of Mathew Smith and company in the cause of "Smith and company against Page Ingram Body and Kendal".
The case concerned a dispute at the Canaries.