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Box 1

1736-1756

Folder  1

Mercer, James Francis, -1756. Letter to William Mercer, 1717-1786 (1736, Sep. 17)

Bergen, Belgium.
Folder  2

Mercer, James Francis, -1756. Letter to Jean Lindsey Mercer (1742, Mar. 7)

Kingston, Jamaica.
Folder  3

Mercer, James Francis, -1756. Letter to Jean Lindsey Mercer (1742, Aug 9)

Kingston, Jamaica.
Folder  4

Mercer, James Francis, -1756. Letter to William Mercer, 1717-1786 (1749, Oct. 12)

London, England. Torn; fragile.
Folder  5

Mercer, James Francis, -1756. Letter to William Mercer, 1717-1786 (1751, Apr. 16)

London, England.
Folder  6

Mercer, James Francis, -1756. Letter to William Mercer, 1717-1786 (1752, Jan. 16)

London, England.
Folder  7

Mercer, James Francis, -1756. Letter to William Mercer, 1717-1786 (1752, Jan. 25)

London, England.
Folder  8

Mercer, James Francis, -1756. Letter to [William Mercer, 1717-1786] (1752, [Nov. 30])

London, England.
Folder  9

Mercer, James Francis, -1756. Letter to William Mercer, 1717-1786 (1752, Dec. 30)

London, England.
Folder  10

Mercer, James Francis, -1756. Letter to [William Mercer, 1717-1786] (1753, Mar. 10)

London, England.
Folder  11

Mercer, James Francis, -1756. Letter to William Mercer, 1717-1786 (1753, Apr. 10)

London, England.
Folder  12

Mercer, James Francis, -1756. Letter to [William Mercer, 1717-1786] (1753, Apr. 26)

London, England.
Folder  13

Mercer, James Francis, -1756. Letter to [William Mercer, 1717-1786] (1754, Apr. 23)

London, England.
Folder  14

Mercer, James Francis, -1756. Letter to William Mercer, 1717-1786 [1754, Apr.]

London, England.
Folder  15

Mercer, James Francis, -1756. Letter to William Mercer, 1717-1786 (1754, May 7)

London, England.
Folder  16

Mercer, James Francis, -1756. Letter to [William Mercer, 1717-1786] (1754, June 4)

London, England.
Folder  17

Mercer, James Francis, -1756. Letter to William Mercer, 1717-1786 (1754, Aug. 12)

Paris, France.
Folder  18

Grahame, James, -1760. Letter to William Mercer, 1717-1786 (1754, Aug. 20)

London, England. Damaged.
Folder  19

Grahame, James, -1760. Letter to William Mercer, 1717-1786 (1754, Sep. 7)

London, England. Damaged.
Folder  20

Mercer, James Francis, -1756. Letter to William Mercer, 1717-1786 (1754, Oct. 10)

London, England.
Folder  21

Mercer, James Francis, -1756. Letter to [William Mercer, 1717-1786] (1754, Oct. 12)

London, England.
Folder  22

Mercer, James Francis, -1756. Letter to William Mercer, 1717-1786 (1754, Oct. 29)

London, England.
Folder  23

Mercer, James Francis, -1756. Letter to William Mercer, 1717-1786 (1754, Nov. 2)

[London, England.]
Folder  24

Mercer, James Francis, -1756. Letter to William Mercer, 1717-1786 (1754, Nov. 5)

[London, England.]
Folder  25

Mercer, James Francis, -1756. Letter to William Mercer, 1717-1786 (1754, Nov. 9)

Portsmouth, England. Damaged.
Folder  26

Grahame, James, -1760. Letter to William Mercer, 1717-1786 (1754, Nov 12)

London, England.
Folder  27

Grahame, James, -1760. Letter to William Mercer, 1717-1786 (1754, Nov. 19)

London, England.
Folder  28

Mercer, James Francis, -1756. Letter to William Mercer, 1717-1786 (1755, Jan. 10)

York, Va.
Folder  29

Mercer, James Francis, -1756. Letter to William Mercer, 1717-1786 (1755, Feb. 18)

Boston, Mass.
Folder  30

Grahame, James, -1760. Letter to [William Mercer, 1717-1786] (1755, Mar. 10)

London, England.
Folder  31

Grahame, James, -1760. Letter to [William Mercer, 1717-1786] (1755, Mar. 25)

London, England.
Folder  32

Grahame, James, -1760. Letter to [William Mercer, 1717-1786] (1755, Apr. 29)

London, England.
Folder  33

Grahame, James, -1760. Letter to [William Mercer, 1717-1786] (1755, May 15)

London, England. With stub.
Folder  34

Mercer, James Francis, -1756. Letter to James Grahame, -1760 (1755, June 9)

New York, N.Y. Damaged.
Folder  35

Mercer, James Francis, -1756. Letter to William Mercer, 1717-1786 (1755, June 9)

New York, N.Y. With stub.
Folder  36

Grahame, James, -1760. Letter to William Mercer, 1717-1786 (1755, July 22)

London, England.
Folder  37

Mercer, James Francis, -1756. Letter to William Mercer, 1717-1786 (1755, Aug. 20)

Oneida, N.Y. Damaged.
Folder  38

Mercer, James Francis, -1756. Letter to William Mercer, 1717-1786 (1755, Sep. 10)

Oswego, N.Y.
Folder  39

Kotson (?), M (?) Letter to William Mercer, 1717-1786 (1755, Sep. 22)

Folder  40

Grahame, James, -1760. Letter to William Mercer, 1717-1786 (1755, Nov. 15)

London, England.
Folder  41

Grahame, James, -1760. Letter to William Mercer, 1717-1786 (1755, Dec. 20)

London, England. With stub.
Folder  42

Grahame, James, -1760. Letter to [James Francis Mercer, -1756] (1756, Jan. 13)

London, England.
Folder  43

Mercer, James Francis, -1756. Letter to William Mercer, 1717-1786 (1756, Jan. 24)

Oswego, N.Y.
Folder  44

Grahame, James, -1760. Letter to [William Mercer, 1717-1786] (1756, Feb. 14)

London, England.
Folder  45

Mercer, James Francis, -1756. Letter to James Grahame, -1760 (1756, Feb. 24)

Oswego, N.Y.
Folder  46

Mercer, James Francis, -1756. Letter to William Mercer, 1717-1786 (1756, Mar. 14)

Oswego, N.Y. Damaged.
Folder  47

Grahame, James, -1760. Letter to [William Mercer, 1717-1786] (1756, Mar. 16)

London, England.
Folder  48

Grahame, James, -1760. Letter to William Mercer, 1717-1786 (1756, Apr. 29)

London, England.
Folder  49

Grahame, James, -1760. Letter to William Mercer, 1717-1786 (1756, May 13)

London, England.
Folder  50

Grahame, James, -1760. Letter to [William Mercer, 1717-1786] (1756, May 26)

London, England. On verso: accounts.
Folder  51

Mercer, James Francis, -1756. Letter to William Mercer, 1717-1786 (1756, July 8)

[Oswego, N.Y.] Damaged.
Folder  52

Grahame, James, -1760. Letter to [William Mercer, 1717-1786] (1756, Sep. 7)

London, England.
Folder  53

[Unknown author]. Document re: James Francis Mercer's leaving all of his effects to James Robinson, his servant (1756, Sep. 27).

Québec, Québec. Signed by five witnesses.
Folder  54

Robertson, James, 1717-1788. Letter to [William Mercer, 1717-1786] (1756, Sep. 30)

Albany, N.Y.
Folder  55

Grahame, James, -1760. Letter to [William Mercer, 1717-1786] (1756, Nov. 9)

London, England. With stub.
Folder  56

Grahame, James, -1760. Letter to [William Mercer, 1717-1786] (1756, Nov. 13)

London, England. With note.
Folder  57

Austin, Joseph. Letter to Colin Drummond (1756, Nov. 17)

Plymouth, England.
Folder  58

Drummond, Colin. Letter to William Mercer, 1717-1786 (1756, Nov. 19)

Megginch Castle, Perthshire, England.
Folder  59

Robertson, James, 1717-1788. Letter to William Mercer, 1717-1786 (1756, Nov. 26)

Totnes, England.
Folder  60

Drummond, Colin. Letter to William Mercer, 1717-1786 [1756, Nov.]

Folder  61

Grahame, James, -1760. Letter to William Mercer, 1717-1786 (1756, Dec. 14)

London, England.
Folder  62

[Austin, Joseph]. Letter to Colin Drummond [1756]

Damaged.
Folder  63

[Austin, Joseph]. Document re: effects left at New York by James Francis Mercer [1756]

With stub. On verso: note.
Folder  64

Grahame, James, -1760. Account of the Capture of Oswego, 14 August 1756: manuscript [after 1756]

Box 2

1757-1872 and undated

Folder  1

Grahame, James, -1760. Letter to [William Mercer, 1717-1786] (1757, Jan. 15)

London, England.
Folder  2

Lewis, Francis, 1713-1802. Letter to G. Graham (1757, Feb. 22)

London, England.
Folder  3

Grahame, James, -1760. Letter to [William Mercer, 1717-1786] (1757, Feb. 26)

London, England. With cover sheet with note
Folder  4

Grahame, James, -1760. Letter to [William Mercer, 1717-1786] (1757, Apr. 9)

Folder  5

Grahame, James, -1760. Letter to William Mercer, 1717-1786 (1757, July 9)

London, England.
Folder  6

Grahame, James, -1760. Letter to [William Mercer, 1717-1786] (1757, Aug. 25)

London, England.
Folder  7

Grahame, James, -1760. Letter to [William Mercer, 1717-1786] (1757, Dec. 20)

London, England.
Folder  8

Grahame, James, -1760. Letter to [William Mercer, 1717-1786] (1758, Mar. 18)

London, England.
Folder  9

Grahame, James, -1760. Letter to [William Mercer, 1717-1786] (1758, May 23)

London, England.
Folder  10

Grahame, James, -1760. Letter to [William Mercer, 1717-1786] (1758, July 27)

London, England.
Folder  11

Grahame, James, -1760. Letter to [William Mercer, 1717-1786] (1758, Aug. 15)

London, England. Attached: accounts.
Folder  12

Grahame, James, -1760. Letter to William Mercer, 1717-1786 (1758, Sep. 5)

London, England.
Folder  13

Grahame, James, -1760. Letter to [William Mercer, 1717-1786] (1759, Jan. 2)

London, England. Attached: notes re: Sir William Douglas and family.
Folder  14

Douglass, Andrew. Letter to William Mercer, 1717-1786 (1760, June 3)

London, England.
Folder  15

Shyne (?), Robert. Letter to William Mercer, 1717-1786 (1760, June 12)

London, England.
Folder  16

Douglass, Andrew. Letter to William Mercer, 1717-1786 (1760, June 17)

London, England. Attached: accounts and letter by George Mercer Henderson (?) to "My dear Sir," 1864, July 7.
Folder  17

Douglass, Andrew. Letter to William Mercer, 1717-1786 (1760, June 18)

London, England.
Folder  18

Douglass, Andrew. Letter to William Mercer, 1717-1786 (1760, June 28)

London, England. Attached: accounts.
Folder  19

Douglass, Andrew. Letter to William Mercer, 1717-1786 (1760, July 10)

London, England.
Folder  20

Douglass, Andrew. Letter to William Mercer, 1717-1786 (1760, July 17)

London, England. Attached: accounts.
Folder  21

Douglass, Andrew. Letter to [William Mercer, 1717-1786] (1760, Dec. 20)

London, England. Torn.
Folder  22

Douglass, Andrew. Letter to [William Mercer, 1717-1786] [1760]

Folder  23

Douglass, Andrew. Letter to William Mercer, 1717-1786 (1761, Aug. 27)

London, England. Damaged; with repairs.
Folder  24

Douglass, Andrew. Letter to [William Mercer, 1717-1786] (1762, May 25)

London, England. Following the above is a copy of a letter to Andrew Douglass re: James Francis Mercer, -1756 and copy of reply of William Mercer, 1717-1786.
Folder  25

Craven, Charles. Letter to William Mercer, 1717-1786 (1762, Nov. 2)

London, England. Damaged.
Folder  26

Craven, Charles. Letter to Andrew Douglass (1762, Nov. 16)

London, England.
Folder  27

Douglass, Andrew. Letter to [William Mercer, 1717-1786] (1762, Nov. 23)

London, England.
Folder  28

Sayre, Stephen, 1736-1818. Letter to Andrew Douglass (1762, Dec. 14)

London, England. Attached: letter by Stephen Sayre, 1736-1818 to Andrew Douglass, Mar. 7. Included: copy of a paragraphy from a letter by Francis Lewis, 1713-1802 to Stephen Sayre, 1736-1818
Folder  29

Sayre, Stephen, 1736-1818. Letter to Andrew Douglass [approximately 1762]

Damaged.
Folder  30

[Unknown author]. Document re: James Francis Mercer, -1756 and Charles Craven [1762]

Folder  31

Sayre, Stephen, 1736-1818. Letter to Andrew Douglass (1763, July 12)

Damaged.
Folder  32

Douglass, Andrew. Letter to William Mercer, 1717-1786 (1763, July 26)

London, England. Attached: letter, with accounts, by Robert Olyphant to Andrew Douglass, 1763, June 14.
Folder  33

Douglass, Andrew. Letter to [William Mercer, 1717-1786] (1763, July 28)

London, England. Attached: receipt and account for James Francis Mercer, -1756, 1762, Dec. 2
Folder  34

Douglass, Andrew. Letter to [William Mercer, 1717-1786] (1763, Aug.)

Attached: letter to Andrew Douglass, 1763, Aug. 13)
Folder  35

Harrison, Humphrey. Letter to William Mercer, 1717-1786 (1763, Oct. 26)

Dunkeld, Scotland.
Folder  36

Murray, John. Letter to William Mercer, 1717-1786 (1763, Oct. 29)

Edinburgh, Scotland.
Folder  37

Douglass, Andrew. Letter to [William Mercer, 1717-1786] (1763, Nov. 5)

London, England.
Folder  38

Murray, John. Letter to [William Mercer, 1717-1786] (1763, Nov. 10)

London, England.
Folder  39

Murray, John. Letter to William Mercer, 1717-1786 (1763, Nov. 22)

London, England.
Folder  40

Murray, John. Letter to [William Mercer, 1717-1786] (1763, Dec. 15)

London, England.
Folder  41

Murray, John. Letter to [William Mercer, 1717-1786] (1763, Dec. 31)

Dunkeld, Scotland.
Folder  42

[Unknown author]. Accounts of James Francis Mercer, -1756 [after 1763]

Folder  43

Powell, Matt. Letter to William Mercer, 1717-1786 (1766, Jan. 7)

London, England. Attached: letter by Andrew Douglass, 1766, Jan. 2.
Folder  44

Douglass, Andrew. Letter to William Mercer, 1717-1786 (1766, June 20)

Damaged.
Folder  45

Gheene (?), John Canni. Letter to Graeme Mercer (1867, Nov. 1)

Crieff, Scotland.
Folder  46

[Unknown author]. Notes on Mercer family [approximately 1872]

On verso: printed item: "Royal Masonic Institution for Boys," 1872, Apr.
Folder  47

[Unknown author]. Index of Letters [undated]

Not a complete list of letters.
Folder  48

[Unknown author]. Index of Letters [undated]

Not a complete list of letters.
Folder  49

[Unknown author]. Notes on Mercer family [undated]

Folder  50

[Unknown author]. Fragment re: Oswego [undated]

1 fragment. On verso: printed item.
Folder  51

[Unknown author]. Loose fragment re: Hector Monro [undated]

1 fragment.
Folder  52

Front flyleaves [undated]

Folder  53

Back flyleaves, supports, threads and endbands [undated]

Box 3

Papers relating to the first settlement and capture of Fort Oswego, 1727-1756

Albany: Weed, Parsons & Co., 1849. Bound volume with Mercer escutcheon pasted on the front inner cover.