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State and National citizens mourned the death of Justice James Iredell on October 20, 1799. In August the ill Iredell returned to his Edenton home. No contemporary accounts of his funereal exist but it is believed events were typical of eastern North Carolina with burial within a family cemetery, funeral oration Sunday following burial, and an extravagant funeral feast.
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1632
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Mary Riggs became the mistress of Somerset Place, a large plantation on the shores of Lake Phelps in Washington County, when she married Josiah Collins III. Later, Sarah Rebecca Jones Collins took charge of Somerset after Riggs suffered a stroke.
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Tar Heel Junior Historian (NoCar F 251 T3x), Vol. 33 Issue 2, Spring 1994, p14-18, il, por