|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Mercer, Samuel, -approximately 1756.|
|Title:||Samuel Mercer land grant|
|Dates:||1756 September 8|
|Extent:||(1 folder) 0.05 cubic feet|
|Collection materials are in English.|
Samuel Mercer arrived in Georgia on August 29, 1733. He was a tanner by trade. He cultivated some land near Savannah. In 1738, he was appointed Second Constable.
This collection consists of a grant for a town lot and garden lot in Savannah, granted to Elizabeth Mercer by King George II as a memorial to Samuel Mercer. It is dated September 8, 1756 and is a printed, completed form. Elizabeth Mercer was the widow of John Tisdale; she was his third wife.
[Item identification], Samuel Mercer land grant, MS 554, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Gift of Mrs. J. Randolph Anderson and Mrs. Henry N. Platt, date unknown.
Collection is open for research.
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