|Secondary shorebased occupation|
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|Is apprentice of|
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|Has opening text||William Wyat|
|Has signoff text||William Wiat|
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|Language skills||English language|
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|Deposition start page(s)||HCA 13/73 f.36r Annotate|
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|Deposition date(s)||Feb 18 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|
|Silver Ship litigation in 1650s|
|Role in Silver Ship litigation||None|
William Wiat (b. ca. 1628; d. ?). Vintner.
Resided in 1659 in Limehouse.
Evidence from High Court of Admiralty
Thirty-one year old William Wiat deposed on February 18th 1659 in the High Court of Admiralty. He was examined on an allegation on befalf of James Nuthall in the case of "James Nuthall against the Gilly flower alias the Hope Henry Potts Master and against the said Potts".
William Wiatt stated that he knows Henry Potts and that for the last two and a half years Potts had been master of the shipe the Hopewell. Wiatt stated that he was at his own house at the sign of the Ship near Duke Street and that he witnessed there Henry Potts and a John Carter sign and seal a bond.