|Dates: 1721 to 1724
Location Met: Charles Town
|On September 20, 1720, the Crown appointed Sir Francis Nicholson as its Provisional
Governor of South Carolina, the first governor under Royal rule,
although the Lords Proprietors continued their ownership of Carolina.
He arrived in Charles Town on May 22, 1721 and took the oaths
of office and allegiance on May 29, 1721.
|James Kinloch of Prince George's, Winyah Parish
is known to have served on the Executive Council from 1717 until
his death in 1757. He served under Governor Robert Johnson twice,
Governor James Moore, Governor Francis Nicholson, Acting Governor
Arthur Middleton, Acting Governor Thomas Broughton, Acting Governor
William Bull, Governor James Glen, and Governor William Henry
|William Bull is known to have served on the Executive
Council from 1721 to 1737 under Governor Sir Francis Nicholson,
Acting Governor Arthur Middleton, Governor Robert Johnson, and
Lt. Governor Thomas Broughton.
|On July 21, 1724, a letter from Secretary Charles
Hart to Governor Sir Francis Nicholson named three (3) of his
Executive Council - Arthur Middleton, Ralph Izard, and Benjamin
|Sometime in late 1724, Governor Sir Francis Nicholson
left Charles Town for London, where he arrived in April of 1725.
|This Author has not found any records of the
Executive Council under Governor Sir Francis Nicholson. If any
become available, summaries will be provided herein.