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

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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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Glen, Henry, 1739-1814

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Henry Glen (1739-1814) was Assistant Deputy Quartermaster General of the Continental Army. From the description of Henry Glen correspondence, 1770-1801. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122597401 From the guide to the Henry Glen correspondence, 1770-1801, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) U.S. representative from New York. From the description of Letter of Henry Glen, 1796. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450489 ...

Varick, Richard, 1753-1831

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Scott, John Morin, 1730-1784

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Carthy, Daniel

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Visscher, Matthew

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Lansing, John, 1754-1829

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Gano, Daniel, 1758-1849

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Elting, Peter

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Arnold, Benedict, 1741-1801

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Gates, Horatio, 1728-1806

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Laurance, John, 1750-1810

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The Wyoming Controversy was a conflict between the governments of Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and Britain, the Continental Congress, and the Indians over land in the Wyoming Valley in Pennsylvania. From the guide to the Documents relating to the Wyoming Controversy, 1751-1814, 1823, 1751-1823, (American Philosophical Society) First comptroller of the U.S. Treasury, member of Congress from Connecticut, second speaker of the House, governor of Connecticut. His father Jonathan (...

Day family

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Yates, Peter W. (Peter Waldron), 1747-1826

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Bradford, William, 1755-1795

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Varick, John

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Sanders, John, 1756-1841.

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Cuyler, Cornelius

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Romeyn, Dirck

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