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"A Public and Private Calamity": The Death of Justice James Iredell and Funeral Customs in the Eighteenth-Century Albemarle

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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.
Carolina Comments (NoCar F 251 C38), Vol. 48 Issue 2, Mar 2000, p45-56, por