The Dictionary of Australasian Biography/Mercer, Rev. Peter
Mercer, Rev. Peter, D.D., is a native of Perth, Scotland, and graduated at St. Andrews and Edinburgh Universities, obtaining his D.D. degree at the former. He landed at Adelaide in 1855, going to Victoria in 1861; and has had three charges in the colonies—viz., at Taradale, Richmond, and Echuca and Deniliquin. He was for some time secretary and treasurer of the Presbyterian Church and Professor of Sacred Languages and Exegetics.