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Guide to the Papers of Richard Varick
1743-1871 (Bulk 1775-1830)
  MS 655

New-York Historical Society
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Collection processed by Shannon Yule

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on November 04, 2011
Description is in English.

Container List

Series III: Legal Documents

Scope and Contents note

This series contains a variety of legal documents arising from Varick's military, legal, and political careers--including court papers; and documents from the investigation into Varick after Benedict Arnold's defection. The series also contains documents regarding his personal and family estate--including papers relating to the settlement of the estate of Derick Dey, Varick's maternal grandfather; the affairs of other members of the Dey family; and indentures, bonds, deeds, and mortgages held by Varick.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 4 Folder : 5 Papers relating to the estate of Derick Dey and the affairs of other members of the Dey family
1743-1761
Box: 4 Folder : 6 Papers relating to the estate of Derick Dey and the affairs of other members of the Dey family
1762-1850
Box: 4 Folder : 7 Last wills and testaments of Richard Varick
1775, 1795, 1831
Box: 4 Folder : 8 Last wills and testaments of Richard Van Varick and Abraham Varick
1782, 1813
Box: 4 Folder : 9 Congressional resolutions
1776-1777
Box: 4 Folder : 10 Documents from the Court of Inquiry for Varick's involvement with Benedict Arnold (deposition, affidavit, declaration)
1780
Box: 4 Folder : 11 Papers about veterans' claims to military lands in New York State, including some maps
1784-1815
Box: 4 Folder : 12 State Supreme Court of NY papers
1785-1805
Box: 4 Folder : 13 Chancery case file with members of the Ludlow family as plaintiffs (large bound doc)
1810
Box: 4 Folder : 14 Indentures, bonds, deeds, mortgages
1817-1832
Box: 4 Folder : 15 Other legal documents
[1786-1833]

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