Nicholson, Francis, 1655-1728

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Dates:
Birth 1655-11-12
Death 1728-03-16

Biographical notes:

Francis Nicholson was a member of the Council for the Dominion of New England and in 1688 was commissioned lieutenant governor of the Dominion. Served as lieutenant governor of New York (1688), lieutenant governor of Virginia (1690-1692), governor of Maryland (1694-1698), governor of Virginia (1698-1705) governor of Nova Scotia (1713-1717), and governor of South Carolina (1721-1725. He was a fellow of the Royal Society.

From the guide to the Papers, Addition One, 1695-1765., (John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation)

British army officer and colonial governor of Maryland, Virginia, South Carolina, and Nova Scotia.

From the description of Papers of Francis Nicholson, 1692-1703. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450128

Lieutenant governor of Virginia (1690-1694) and a chief founder of the College of William and Mary.

From the description of Papers, 1680-1721. (Colonial Williamsburg Foundation). WorldCat record id: 25176172

Nicholson was a British colonial official in several of the American colonies beginning in 1686. His last position was as colonial governor of South Carolina (1720-1725).

From the description of Papers on South Carolina, 1720-1727. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122505743

From the guide to the Papers on South Carolina, 1720-1727., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

Nicholson was a member of the Council for The Dominion of New England and in 1688 was commissioned lieutenant-governor of the Dominion. Served successively as lieutenant-governor of Virginia, governor of Maryland, governor of Virginia, governor of Nova Scotia and governor of South Carolina. He was a fellow of the Royal Society.

From the description of Papers, 1695-1765. (Colonial Williamsburg Foundation). WorldCat record id: 19835319

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Subjects:

  • Crime
  • Colonial administrators--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
  • Clergy
  • Criminals
  • Slavery--History--18th century
  • Courtship--History--18th century
  • Love poetry, American--History--18th century
  • Governors--Maryland
  • Evangelicalism--Church of England--History--18th Century
  • Governors--South Carolina
  • Governor
  • Evangelicalism--Church of England--18th century
  • Pirates
  • Merchants
  • African American criminals
  • Botany--History--17th century

Occupations:

  • Governors--Nova Scotia
  • Governors--South Carolina
  • Army officers, British
  • Governors--Virginia
  • Governors--Maryland

Places:

  • South Carolina (as recorded)
  • Maryland (as recorded)
  • Virginia (as recorded)
  • Nova Scotia (as recorded)
  • Virginia--Williamsburg (as recorded)
  • Maryland (as recorded)
  • Virginia (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)