Richard Varick Papers 1743-1871 (bulk 1775-1830)


Richard Varick Papers, 1743-1871 (bulk 1775-1830)

Richard Varick Papers 1743-1871 (bulk 1775-1830)

Richard Varick, born in New Jersey, 1753, served as Captain, deputy muster-master-general, and George Washington's secretary during the Revolutionary war. He was appointed one of the first mayors of New York and served from 1789-1801. He died in 1831. His papers contain items resulting from his military, legal, and political careers, as well as personal and familial correspondence and accounts--including letters received, drafts of letters sent, accounts, receipts, military orders, inventories, muster and pay rolls, military pay accounts, indentures, court-martial papers and civil court papers.

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