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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Boone, Thomas, (search)
Boone, Thomas, Colonial governor; appointed governor of New Jersey in 1760, and of South Carolina in 1762. He quarrelled with the legislature of South Carolina, which refused to hold any intercourse with him, and in 1763 was succeeded as governor by William Bull.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), New Jersey, (search)
Royal governors. Assumes office. Edward Hyde, Lord Cornbury 1702 Lord Lovelace 1708 Richard Ingoldsby, lieutenant-governor 1709 Robert Hunter 1710 William Burnett1720 John Montgomery1728 Lewis Morris, president of council1731 William Crosby 1732 John Anderson, president of council1736 John Hamilton, president of council 1736 Lewis Morris1738 John Hamilton, president,1746 John Reading, president1746 Jonathan Belcher1747 John Reading, president 1757 Francis Bernard1758 Thomas Boone 1760 Josiah Hardy1761 William Franklin1763 State governors. Assumes office. William Livingston 1776 William Patterson 1790 Richard Howell1794 Joseph Bloomfield 1801 John Lambert, acting 1802 Joseph Bloomfield1803 Aaron Ogden1812 William S. Pennington 1813 Mahlon Dickerson1815 Isaac H. Williamson1817 Peter D. Vroom1829 Samuel Lewis Southard1832 Elias P. Seeley 1833 Peter D. Vroom1833 Philemon Dickerson1836 William Pennington1837 Daniel Haines1843 Charles C. Stratton
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), State of South Carolina, (search)
1694 John Archdaleappointed1695 Joseph Blakeappointed1696 James Mooreappointed1700 Proprietary governors—Continued. Sir Nathaniel Johnson1703 Edward Tynte1709 Robert Gibbes1710 Charles Craven1712 Robert Daniel1716 Robert Johnson1717 James Moore1719 Temporary republic. Arthur Middleton1719 Royal governors. Francis Nicholson1721 Arthur Middleton1725 Robert Johnson1730 Thomas Broughton1735 William Bull1737 James Glen1743 William H. Littleton1756 William Bull1760 Thomas Boone1762 William Bull1763 Charles Montague1766 William Bull1769 William Campbell1775 Governors under the Constitution. John Rutledge1775 Rawlin Lowndes1778 John Rutledge1779 John Matthews1782 Benjamin Guerard1783 William Moultrie1785 Thomas Pinckney1787 Arnoldus Vanderhorst1792 William Moultrie1794 Charles Pinckney1796 Edward Rutledge1798 John Draytonacting1800 James B. Richardson1802 Paul Hamilton1804 Charles Pinckney1806 John Drayton1808 Henry Middleton1810 Joseph Al
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Transylvania. (search)
Transylvania. While the English population on the Atlantic seaboard were in great political commotion in the early part of 1775, efforts were in progress to form a new commonwealth westward of the great mountain ranges in the valley of the Mississippi. Richard Henderson, an energetic lawyer of North Carolina, and a land speculator, induced by the reports of Finley, Boone, and others of the fertile regions on the banks of the lower Kentucky River, purchased of the Cherokees for a few wagon-loads of goods a great tract of land south of that river. Others were associated with him; and the adventurer Daniel Boone, who had been present at the treaty, was soon afterwards sent (March. 1775) to mark out a road and to commence a settlement. He built a palisaded fort on the site of Boonesboro, Madison co., Ky. At about the same time Col. James Harrod, an equally bold backwoodsman, founded Harrodsburg. Governor Dunmore, of Virginia, denounced Henderson's purchase as illegal and void,
its charter with regard to one branch of its legislature, the Assembly of South Carolina was engaged in a long contest for that most essential privilege, solely to judge and finally determine the validity of the election of their own members; for Boone, the governor, claimed exclusive authority to administer the required oaths, and on occasion of administering them, assumed the power to reject members whom the House declared duly elected and returned, thereby taking upon himself to be the sole judge of elections. Gov. Thomas Boone to Lords of Trade, 15 Sept. 1763. Petition to the king of the Commons House of Assembly of the Province of South Carolina, in Boone's letter of 10 Sept. 1763. The arbitrary and imperious governor was too clearly in the wrong to be sustained; South Carolina to Garth, their agent, 2 July, 1766. but the controversy which had already continued for a twelvemonth, and was now at its height, lasted long enough to train the statesmen of South Carolina to
ivered up. In all this England gained nothing for the time but an unhealthy station for her troops, for whom there was long no shelter but low huts of bark. To secure peace at the south, the Secretary of State had given orders Egremont to Governor Boone, 16 March, 1763. Boone to Egremont, 1 June, 1763. to invite a congress of the southern tribes, the Catawbas, Cherokees, Creeks, Chicasaws and Choctaws; and in a convention held on the tenth of November, at Augusta, at which the governors of Boone to Egremont, 1 June, 1763. to invite a congress of the southern tribes, the Catawbas, Cherokees, Creeks, Chicasaws and Choctaws; and in a convention held on the tenth of November, at Augusta, at which the governors of Virginia and the colonies south of it were present, the peace with the Indians Treaty with the upper and lower Creeks, 10 Nov. 1763. Fauquier to Egremont, 20 November, 1763. McCall's History of Georgia, i. 301. of the south and southwest was ratified. The head man and chiefs of both the upper and lower Creek nations, whose warriors were thirty-six hundred in number, agreed to extend the frontier of the settlement chap. IX.} 1763. Nov. of Georgia. From this time dates the prosperity of