MERCER, Charles Fenton, 1778-1858


Guide to Research Collections

Boston Public Library
Boston, MA
Papers: 12 letters.


Columbia University
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
New York, NY
Papers: 2 official letters (February 7, 1824; February 3, 1827) in the DeWitt Clinton collection.
Finding aid in repository.


Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Washington, DC
Papers: 1825. 1 letter.


New Jersey Historical Society
Newark, NJ
Papers: 1816-1854. 39 items.
Includes a diary (1816) and a 10 page autobiography (ca. 1839).


New-York Historical Society
New York, NY
Papers: 1816-1832. 25 items.

Papers: Letters in William H. Harrison papers.


Texas State Library
Austin, TX
Papers: Letters in Colonization Records, Secretary of State Record Group, the A.J. Houston collection, and the Washington D. Miller papers.


University of Virginia Library
Charlottesville, VA
Papers: 1804-1845. 17 items in Mercer family and other papers.
Personal and business papers and correspondence, some relating to University of Virginia and some with political content. Finding aids for some collections.


Virginia Historical Society
Richmond, VA
Papers: In Mercer family papers, 1656-1869. 569 items.
Collection analyzed by repository.


Virginia State Library and Archives
Archives Branch
Richmond, VA
Papers: Diary (1853-1858, 2 volumes) and an autobiographical sketch (22 pages).
Finding aid in repository.