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Romeyn, Dirck

Works: 6 works in 7 publications in 1 language and 4 library holdings
Genres: History 
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Most widely held works about Dirck Romeyn
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Most widely held works by Dirck Romeyn
John Bassett (1764-1824) letters by John Bassett( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Letter dated Albany, November 15, 1798, to Francis Sylvester. Personal matters; asks Sylvester to give his love to Dewitt Clinton. Letter dated Albany, September 6, 1798, to Rev. Dr. Dirck Romeyn. Doesn't think they should have the synod meeting in New York City because of the presence of a "malignant fever"; should meet in Poughkeepsie or Kingston instead. Also signed by John B. Johnson
Richard Varick papers by Richard Varick( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Bound volumes include a ledger, dated 1775-1790, recording money paid by Richard Varick as aide to General Philip Schuyler, and as recording secretary to George Washington; plus later personal accounts, and legal costs incurred by him on behalf of his clients; a book of municipal records, dated 1789-1796 (a period overlapping with Varick's tenure as mayor of New York), listing licenses granted to cart men, inspectors of hay, scavengers, marshals, butchers, public porters, and other city officials; and a State Supreme Court register dated 1782-1789, a period during which Varick was recorder of the City of New York
by Richard Varick( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Papers, 1774-1830, the majority dating from the Revolutionary War. They include letters received, drafts of letters sent, acounts, receipts, military orders, inventories, muster and pay rolls, military pay accounts, indentures, court-martial papers and civil court papers. They deal with: Varick's command of a company in Alexander McDougall's battalion at Ticonderoga and in Canada during 1775; service on courts-martial in 1775; problems of the batteau service in northern New York State in 1776; his position as secretary to Gen. Philip Schuyler in 1775-1776; his work as deputy muster master general, inspector general at West Point, first aide-de-camp to Benedict Arnold (including papers about Arnold's defection and subsequent investigations), and as recording secretary for George Washington (including papers about the transcription of Washington's letters). Many pertain to suits handled by him as an attorney practising in Poughkeepsie in 1782-1783, and in New York City after the war. The remainder include: papers about veterans' claims to military lands in New York State, including some maps; letters from various French persons, ca. 1780 to ca. 1800; papers relating to the settlement of the estate of Derick Dey, Varick's maternal grandfather, and the affairs of other members of the Dey family; personal and family correspondence and accounts; a few documents signed by Varick in his capacity as mayor of New York. Some of his more frequent correspondents were: Lt. Daniel Gano, Cornelius Cuyler, Philip John Schuyler, Gen. Horatio Gates, Col. Joseph Ward, Col. John Lamb, John Varick, Jr., Richard Lush, John Lansing, Jr., Henry Rutgers, Jr., Jacob John Lansing, Henry Sewall, Lewis Woodruff, William Bradford, Jr., John Morin Scott, Daniel Carthy, Dirck Romeyn, Henry Glen, Matthew Visscher, Peter W. Yates, John Laurance, Peter Elting, Philip Van Rensselaer, Col. Jonathan Trumbull, John V.B. Varick, John Sanders, and Simeon De Witt
ALS, Poughkeepsie, to Dirck Romeyn, Hackensack by Richard Varick( )

1 edition published in 1782 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Varick writes to his "inquisitive political friend" Dirck Romeyn about the new Acts passes by the Legislature, to which he refers to as "the glorious fiats of our Legislature."
ALS, 6 OClock AM, Albany, to the Reverend Dirck Romeyn, Minister of the Gospels at Hackensack by Richard Varick( )

1 edition published in 1780 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A letter to his hometown minister in which he discusses recruiting regiments by offering 500 acres bounty, as well as personal topics
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