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George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 3, 15th edition. 3 1 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), State of South Carolina, (search)
ppointedDec. 26, 1671 .Joseph WestappointedAug. 13, 1674 Joseph MortonappointedSept. 26, 1682 Joseph WestappointedSept. 6, 1684 Richard KirkappointedSept. 6, 1684 Robert QuarryappointedSept. 6, 1684 Joseph Mortonappointed1685 James Colletonappointed1686 Seth Sothelappointed1690 Philip Ludwellappointed1692 Thomas Smithappointed1693 Joseph Blakeappointed1694 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
editary nobility and the dominion of wealth. The colonial oligarchy next looked for favor to an exclusive religion of state. Even the consent of nonconformists had been given to the public maintenance 1699. of one minister of the Church of England; and ortho- Statutes II. 135. doxy had, as in nearly every colony, been protected by 1703. the menace of disfranchisement and prisons. In 1704, May 6. 1704. the high pretended Churchmen, having, by the arts Statutes II. 196, 197. of Nathaniel Johnson, gained a majority of one in an assembly representing a colony of which two thirds Archdale, 25 were dissenters, abruptly disfranchised them all, and, after the English precedent, gave to the Church of Statutes II. 232. England a monopoly of political power. The council, no longer composed on the principles of Archdale, joined in the eager assent of the governor. In the court of the proprietaries, Archdale opposed the bill; but Lord Granville, the palatine, an opponent to occasiona
alache and Mobile, being friends to Carolina, interrupted the communication with the French. The English flag having been carried triumphantly through the wilderness to the Gulf of Mexico, the sav- Chap XXI.} ages were overawed; and Great Britain established anew claim to the central forests that were soon to be named Georgia. In the next year, a French squadron from the Ha- 1706 vana attempted revenge by an invasion of Charleston; but the brave William Rhett and the governor, Sir Nathaniel Johnson, inspired courage, and prepared defence. The Huguenots, also, panted for action. One of the French ships was taken; and, wherever a landing was effected, the enemy was attacked with such energy that, of eight hundred, three hundred were killed or taken prisoners. The colonists fought like brave men contending for their families and homes. Unaided by the proprietaries, South Carolina gloriously defended her territory, and, with very little loss, repelled the invaders. The result