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Colonial Series (7 July 1748–15 June 1775) | Volume 2 (14 August 1755–15 April 1756) | Documents

Appointment as Colonel of the Virginia RegimentFrom George Mason, 21 August 1755From Robert Orme, 25 August 1755From John Martin, 30 August 1755General Instructions for Recruiting, 1–3 September 1755Memorandum, 3 September 1755From Joseph Ball, 5 September 1755Memorandum, 6 September 1755To Peter Hog, 6 September 1755To Peter Hog, 6 September 1755To Andrew Lewis, 6 September 1755To Andrew Lewis, 6 September 1755Memorandum, 6 September 1755To Charles Dick, 6 September 1755Memorandum, 6 September 1755To Charles Dick, 6 September 1755To Andrew Lewis, 6 September 1755To Robert Spotswood, 6 September 1755Memorandum, 6 September 1755From Charles Dick, 6 September 1755To Adam Stephen, 11 September 1755To William Peachey, 11 September 1755Memorandum, 11 September 1755To Robert Dinwiddie, 11 September 1755To John Robinson, 11 September 1755From John Robinson, 14 September 1755Memorandum, 15 September 1755To George Gordon, 15 September 1755To George Gordon, 15 September 1755To John Jones, 15 September 1755To David Bell, 15 September 1755Orders, 15 September 1755Memorandum, 17 September 1755Orders, 17 September 1755Memorandum, 17 September 1755From Robert Dinwiddie, 17 September 1755From John Jones, 17 September 1755Orders, 18 September 1755After Orders, 18 September 1755To Joshua Lewis, 18 September 1755To Hancock Eustace, 18 September 1755Memorandum, 18 September 1755Memorandum, 18 September 1755To Thomas Cocke, 18 September 1755From John Defever, 18 September 1755Orders, 19 September 1755Memorandum, 19 September 1755To Andrew Montour, 19 September 1755To Charles Dick, 20 September 1755To Adam Stephen, 20 September 1755From Peter Hog, 23 September 1755Memorandum, 24 September 1755To Peter Hog, 24 September 1755From Landon Carter, 25 September 1755From Adam Stephen, 25 September 1755From Adam Stephen, 27 September 1755From William Brockenbrough, 29 September 1755From John Champe, 30 September 1755From John Champe, 30 September 1755Memorandum, 2 October 1755George Mercer to Thomas Waggener, 2 October 1755From John Defever, 2 October 1755To Thomas Waggener, 3 October 1755To Francis Triplett, 3 October 1755To John Carlyle, 3 October 1755To David Bell, 3 October 1755Memorandum, 3–5 October 1755From Adam Stephen, 4 October 1755Memoranda, 5 October 1755Orders, 6 October 1755To Henry Woodward, 6 October 1755To the Ordinary Keepers, 6 October 1755From Peter Hog, 6 October 1755Memorandum, 7 October 1755George Mercer to Andrew Lewis, 7 October 1755George Mercer to Storekeeper, 7 October 1755From Landon Carter, 7 October 1755Memorandum, 8 October 1755To Robert Dinwiddie, 8 October 1755To John Robinson, 8 October 1755To Andrew Lewis, 8 October 1755To Thomas Waggener, 8 October 1755To Henry Lee, 8 October 1755To John Carlyle, 8 October 1755To Thomas Waggener, 8 October 1755Memorandum, 10 October 1755To William Cocks and John Ashby, 10 October 1755To William Vance, 10 October 1755Press Warrant, 10 October 1755Orders, 10 October 1755To Thomas Bryan Martin, 10 October 1755George Mercer to Thomas Waggener, 10 October 1755George Mercer to John Carlyle, 10 October 1755To John Jones, 10 October 1755To Andrew Montour, 10 October 1755To Christopher Gist, 10 October 1755Orders, 10 October 1755To John Hardin and Thomas Lemen, 11 October 1755To Robert Dinwiddie, 11–14 October 1755Memorandum, 12 October 1755To Thomas Lemen, 13 October 1755Memorandum, 13 October 1755Memorandum and Advertisement, 13 October 1755From Peter Hog, 13 October 1755To John Ashby, 14 October 1755Orders, 14 October 1755From William Prentis and William Withers, 14 October 1755Orders, 15 October 1755From Christopher Gist, 15 October 1755To John Hall and John King, 16 October 1755To William Peachey, 16 October 1755To John Carlyle, 16 October 1755George Mercer to Robert Spotswood, 16 October 1755Orders, 16 October 1755To Robert Dinwiddie, 17 October 1755Orders, 17 October 1755To Thomas Gage, 17 October 1755 [letter not found]To Roger Morris, 17 October 1755 [letter not found]From John Carlyle, 17 October 1755George Mercer to Andrew Lewis, 18 October 1755Orders, 18 October 1755To Christopher Gist, 18 October 1755From Thomas Bullitt, 18 October 1755From Robert Dinwiddie, 18 October 1755To Robert Callender, 20 October 1755To John Jones, 20 October 1755Orders, 20 October 1755To Adam Stephen, 20 October 1755To Charles Dick, 20 October 1755To Abraham Crittenden, 20 October 1755From William Fairfax, 20 October 1755To John Carlyle, 21 October 1755To William Cocks, 23 October 1755To John Ashby, 23 October 1755To Henry Van Meter, 23 October 1755Orders, 23 October 1755To George William Fairfax, 23 October 1755Orders, 26 October 1755To John Bacon, 26 October 1755To Allan McLean, 26 October 1755From Robert Dinwiddie, 25 October 1755Orders, 27 October 1755To Andrew Lewis, 27 October 1755To William Cocks and John Ashby, 27 October 1755Orders, 28 October 1755To William Fleming, 28 October 1755To David Bell, 28 October 1755To Peter Hog, 28 October 1755To John Bacon, 28 October 1755To Adam Stephen, 29 October 1755To Charles Dick, 29 October 1755Orders, 29 October 1755George Mercer to John David Wilper, 30 October 1755To Robert Spotswood, 31 October 1755From Robert Hunter Morris, 31 October–1 November 1755George Mercer to John Fenton Mercer, 1 November 1755To Alexander Boyd, 1 November 1755To John Jones or George Conway, 1 November 1755From Christopher Gist, 1 November 1755From Peter Hog, 3 November 1755From Roger Morris, 3 November 1755From Adam Stephen, 6 November 1755From Adam Stephen, 7 November 1755George Mercer to William Daingerfield and John Dean, 8 November 1755George Mercer to John Savage, 8 November 1755Memorandum from Committee to Supervise Military Expenditures, 8–11 November 1755George Mercer to John Jones, 9 November 1755From Robert Orme, 10 November 1755To Robert McKenzie, 11 November 1755Memorandum, 11 November 1755To Thomas Walker, 11 November 1755George Mercer to James Craik, 13 November 1755To Robert Stewart, 18 November 1755To George Fraser, 18 November 1755To Austin Brockenbrough, 18 November 1755To Alexander Boyd, 18 November 1755To Thomas Walker, 18 November 1755To Adam Stephen, 18 November 1755To George Fraser, 18 November 1755From Robert Stewart, 21 November 1755To Denis McCarty, 22 November 1755From Adam Stephen, 22 November 1755From Thomas Gage, 23 November 1755From Christopher Gist, 24 November 1755From William Fleming, 26 November 1755From Peter Hog, 26 November 1755From Thomas Walker, 26 November 1755To Adam Stephen, 28 November 1755To Peter Hog, 28 November 1755To Charles Dick, 28 November 1755From Peter Hog, 29 November 1755From Adam Stephen, 29 November 1755Orders, 3 December 1755To Joshua Lewis, 3 December 1755Memorandum, 3–5 December 1755To William Bronaugh, 3 December 1755To Thomas Walker, 3 December 1755To Adam Stephen, 3 December 1755To Alexander Boyd, 3 December 1755From Adam Stephen, 3 December 1755From John McNeill, 4 December 1755From Thomas Walker, 4 December 1755To Robert Dinwiddie, 5 December 1755To John Robinson, 5 December 1755To George Fraser, 5 December 1755From Robert Stewart, 5 December 1755To Anthony Bacon, 6 December 1755To Richard Washington [document with enclosures]To Robert Stewart, 8 December 1755From Adam Stephen, 9 December 1755Memorandum, 10 December 1755George Mercer to Henry Campbell, 11 December 1755From William Byrd, 12 December 1755From Robert Dinwiddie, 14 December 1755To John Savage and Robert McKenzie, 16 December 1755To Mordecai Buckner, 16 December 1755To James Craik, 16 December 1755George Mercer to John Fenton Mercer, 16 December 1755From John Robinson, 16 December 1755From Peter Hog, 17 December 1755From Thomas Walker, 17 December 1755From Thomas Walker, 17 December 1755Orders, 20 December 1755From Adam Stephen, 21 December 1755Orders, 22 December 1755George Mercer to Thomas Walker, 22 December 1755Orders, 23 December 1755George Mercer to Thomas Walker, 23 December 1755From Adam Stephen, 23 December 1755George Mercer to Thomas Walker, 24 December 1755George Mercer's Orders, 25 December 1755George Mercer to Thomas Walker, 25 December 1755Orders, 26 December 1755Court of Inquiry, 26 December 1755George Mercer to Robert Johnston, 26 December 1755After Orders, 26 December 1755From Adam Stephen, 26 December 1755From Thomas Walker, 26 December 1755Memorandum, 27 December 1755To Andrew Lewis, 27 December 1755To Peter Hog, 27 December 1755To Adam Stephen, 28 December 1755Orders, 28 December 1755To William Cocks, 28 December 1755To John Ashby, 28 December 1755Orders, 29 December 1755To John Ashby, 29 December 1755To Thomas Rutherford, 29 December 1755After Orders, 29 December 1755Orders, 30 December 1755From Robert Duncanson, 30 December 1755From Adam Stephen, 30 December 1755Orders, 31 December 1755To Christopher Gist, 31 December 1755To Robert Hunter Morris, 1 January 1756Orders, 1 January 1756Memorandum, 1–2 January 1756Orders, 2 January 1756Orders, 3 January 1756To Thomas Walker, 3 January 1756Orders, 4 January 1756From Thomas Bryan Martin, 4 January 1756Orders, 5 January 1756Orders, 6 January 1756Memorandum, 6 January 1756Memorandum, 6 January 1756Orders, 7 January 1756Memorandum, 7 January 1756Memorandum, 7 January 1756Orders, 8 January 1756Address, 8 January 1756Memorandum, 8 January 1756Memorandum, 8 January 1756Evening Orders, 8 January 1756Memorandum, 8 January 1756Orders, 9 January 1756To Adam Stephen, 9 January 1756To Thomas Waggener, 9 January 1756General Instructions for Recruiting, 9 January 1756To Robert Stewart, 9 January 1756From John Carlyle, 9 January 1756 [letter not found]Orders, 10 January 1756To Thomas Walker, 10 January 1756To David Bell, 10 January 1756To Peter Hog, 10 January 1756To Alexander Boyd, 10 January 1756To Robert Rutherford, 10 January 1756Memorandum, 11–14 January 1756From John Carlyle, 12 January 1756To Robert Dinwiddie, 13 January 1756Orders, 14 January 1756George Mercer to William Cocks, 14 January 1756George Mercer to Robert Stewart, 14 January 1756George Mercer to Mordecai Buckner, 14 January 1756After Orders, 14 January 1756To Robert Dinwiddie, 14 January 1756From Adam Stephen, 18 January 1756From Robert Dinwiddie, 22 January 1756From William Withers, 22 January 1756From Robert Carter Nicholas, 23 January 1756From Charles Lewis, 25 January 1756To Charles Lewis, 27 January 1756To George Fraser, 27 January 1756From Peter Hog, 27 January 1756From John Robinson, 27 January 1756George Mercer to Denis McCarty, 30 January 1756Memorandum, 30 January 1756From Adam Stephen [document with enclosures]To Adam Stephen, 1 February 1756To Thomas Walker, 1 February 1756To John Blagg, 2 February 1756To John Dean, 2 February 1756To Robert Dinwiddie, 2 February 1756From Robert Hunter Morris, 2 February 1756Memorandum, 2–3 February 1756To John Kirkpatrick, 3 February 1756From Peter Hog, 3 February 1756From Landon Carter, 26 February 1756From Robert Orme, 2 March 1756From Joseph Chew, 4 March 1756From William Shirley, 5 March 1756To Adam Stephen, 25 March 1756 [letter not found]From Adam Stephen, 29 March 1756From Adam Stephen, 29 March 1756From Adam Stephen, 30 March 1756From John Robinson, 31 March–2 April 1756From Peter Hog, 3 April 1756To William Shirley, 4 April 1756 [letter not found]From Adam Stephen, 4 April 1756 [letter not found]Orders, 7 April 1756To John Blagg, 7 April 1756To Robert Dinwiddie [document with enclosures]To John Robinson, 7 April 1756To Adam Stephen, 7 April 1756Commission, 7 April 1756Orders, 8 April 1756George Mercer to Robert Rutherford, 8 April 1756George Mercer to Robert Rutherford, 8 April 1756George Mercer to John Blagg, 8 April 1756To David Bell, 8 April 1756From Robert Dinwiddie, 8 April 1756Orders, 9 April 1756To Robert Hunter Morris, 9 April 1756Orders, 10 April 1756To David Bell, 10 April 1756Orders, 11–12 April 1756To David Bell, 12 April 1756To John Fenton Mercer, 12 April 1756George Mercer's Orders, 13 April 1756Orders, 14 April 1756To David Bell, 14–15 April 1756George Mercer to Robert Rutherford, 14–15 April 1756From William Fairfax, 14 April 1756From Thomas Walker, 14 April 1756Orders, 15 April 1756George Mercer to Reuben Vass, 15 April 1756George Mercer to John Fenton Mercer, 15 April 1756From Robert Dinwiddie, 15 April 1756From William Withers [document with enclosures]