Richard Varick (1753-1831) Lawyer, politician. Varick was New York State Attorney General from 1788 to 1789. He was Mayor of New York City from 1789 to 1801. While Mayor, he focused on the yellow fever epidemics which struck repeatedly. He was a member of the New York State Assembly from New York County from 1786 to 1788, and he was Speaker during the sessions of 1787 and 1788.
8” x 13”, four-page, legal document signed, February 6, 1794. The document is a formal petition for the reimbursement of funds owed to Rowlett and Coop, Signed “Rich Varick” as mayor. Age toned with fold breaks, one through the signature.