MERCER, Charles Fenton, 1778-1858

Extended Bibliography

Carey, Mathew. Letters on the colonization society; and on its probable results; under the following heads: the origin of the society; increase of the coloured population; manumission of slaves in this country; declarations of legislatures, and other assembled bodies, in favour of the society; situation of the colonists at Monrovia, and other towns ... Addressed to the Hon. C. F. Mercer. New York: Arno Press, 1968. Reprint, Philadelphia: Stereotyped by L. Johnson, 1832.

Carter, Robert Allen. “Virginia Federalist in Dissent: A Life of Charles Fenton Mercer." Ph.D. diss., University of Virginia, 1988.

Egerton, Douglas Rogers. “Charles Fenton Mercer and the Foundations of Modern American Conservatism." Ph.D. diss., Georgetown University, 1985.

Garnett, James Mercer. Biographical Sketch of Hon. Charles Fenton Mercer. Richmond, Va.: Privately printed by Whittet and Shepperson, 1911.

Mason, Armistead Thomson. Controversy between Armistead Thompson Mason and Charles Fenton Mercer. [Washington: N.p., 1818].

Mercer, Charles Fenton. A discourse on popular education; delivered in the church at Princeton, the evening before the annual commencement of the College of New Jersey, September 26, 1826. Princeton: Princeton Press, Printed for the societies, by D. A. Borrenstein, 1826.

———. The farewell address of the Hon. C.F. Mercer to his constituents. [N.p., 1839].

———. Speech of Mr. C. F. Mercer, on the subject of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal, delivered in the convention of delegates, held at the city of Washington, November 7, 1823. Washington: Printed by Gales & Seaton. 1823.

———. The weakness and inefficiency of the government of the United States of North America; by a late American statesman. Edited by a member of the Middle Temple. London: Houlston & Wright, 1863.

Scott, John. Judge Scott’s reply to Mr. Mercer. [Richmond: N.p., 1839].