South Carolina: A Short History, 1520-1948

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Dates indicate actual administration unless otherwise specified.1
1. William Sayle, July 26, 1669--March 4, 1671.
2. Joseph West, March 4, 1671--April 19, 1672.
3. Sir John Yeamans, April 19, 1672--August, 1674.
4. Joseph West, August, 1674--October, 1682.
5. Joseph Morton, October, 1682--August, 1684.
6. Sir Richard Kyrle, August, 1684.
7. Joseph West, August or September, 1684--about July, 1685.
8. Robert Quary, about July, 1685--October, 1685.
9. Joseph Morton, October, 1685--November, 1686.
10. James Colleton, November, 1686--1690.
11. Seth Sothell, 1690--about April, 1692.
12. Phillip Ludwell, about April, 1692--May, 1693.
13. Thomas Smith, May, 1693--November 16, 1694.
14. Joseph Blake, November, 1694--August, 1695.
15. John Archdale, August, 1695--October, 1696.
16. Joseph Blake, October, 1696--September 7, 1700.
17. James Moore, September 11, 1700--March, 1703.
18. Sir Nathaniel Johnson, March, 1703--November 26, 1709.
19. Edward Tynte, November 26, 1709--June 26, 1710.
20. Robert Gibbes, June, 1710--about March 19, 1712.
21. Charles Craven, about March 19, 1712--April 23, 1716.
22. Robert Daniel. Proclaimed his commission, April 25, 1716. Term ended between June 29 and October 29, 1717.
23. Robert Johnson, between June 29 and October 29, 1717. Deposed December 21, 1719.
24. James Moore, December 21, 1719--May 30, 1721.
25. Francis Nicholson. Served May 30 (wrongly stated as May 29 in Coun­ cil Journal). 1721--May 7, 1725.
26. Arthur Middleton as President of the Council. Assumed authority May 7, 1725--December, 1730.
27. Robert Johnson arrived December 15, 1730. Died May 3, 1735. ( SCHM, Xll, 115).
Dates of commissions in the colonial period often long antedate the beginning of the administration and administrations often extended for months before notice of a new appointment arrived.


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