|Dates: 1700 to 1703
Location Met: Charles Town
|Upon the death of Governor Joseph Blake on September
7, 1700, the Executive Council elected James
Moore as President and Acting Governor of Carolina on September
11, 1700. He remained in this office until March of 1703, when
Sir Nathaniel Johnson arrived as the new governor of Carolina.
|On June 18, 1702, the Lords Proprietors commissioned
Sir Nathaniel Johnson as the next governor of Carolina, but he
did not arrive in the province until March of 1703. On this
same date, the Lords Proprietors appointed James Moore as Receiver
General. On this same date, the Lords Proprietors appointed Job
Hewes as Surveyor General. On this same date, William Craven,
2nd Baron Craven appointed John Beresford as his Deputy, and
John Carteret, 2nd Baronet Carteret appointed Thomas Broughton
as his Deputy.
|On September 24, 1702, Sir John Colleton, 3rd
Baronet appointed James Moore as his Deputy.
|This Author has not found any records of the
Executive Council under President and Acting Governor James More.
If any become available, summaries will be provided herein.