|Dates: 1693 to 1694
Location Met: Charles Town
|Thomas Smith was elected
as President of the Council in May of 1693 and therefore Acting
Governor of Charles Town until the Lords Proprietors could issue
a new commission to him later that year.
|On November 29, 1693, William Craven, 1st Baron
Craven, Palatine issued a commission and instructions to Thomas
Smith as the next governor of Charles Town.
|On August 13, 1694, the Lords Proprietors appointed
Ferdinando Gorges as Attorney General of Charles Town. On that
same date, they issued a commission and instructions to John
Archdale as the next governor of Charles Town, but he did not
arrive for nearly a year, in August of 1675.
|Thomas Smith died in office on November 16, 1694.
|This Author has not found any records of the
Executive Council under Governor Thomas Smith. If any become
available, summaries will be provided herein.