Landgrave - Joseph Blake

In October of 1696, when Governor John Archdale was leaving for England, he appointed Landgrave Joseph Blake to serve as Deputy Governor. Blake served until 1697, when he purchased the share of Thomas Archdale and assumed the Governorship in right, now as one of the Lords Proprietors.

(From information compiled by A.S. Salley, Jr., State Historian for South Carolina).

Blake family. George Logan (1700) conveyed to Joseph Blake Landgrave and one of the Lords Proprietors 210 acres of original Dalton grant. Most of this remained in Blake family for many years. (Judge Smith Charleston Neck page 12.)


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