Iredell, James, 1788-1853

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American statesman; Governor of North Carolina.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Executive Office, No. Carolina, Raleigh, to His Excellency, Gerard L. Brandon, Governor of Mississippi, 1828 Mar. 25. (Morgan Library & Museum). WorldCat record id: 83003724

Lawyer, North Carolina governor, and U.S. senator.

From the description of James Iredell account books, 1807-1841. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 23186294

  • 1788: James Iredell, Jr. born in Edenton, N.C.
  • 1806: Graduated Princeton University
  • 1807: Began practicing law in Edenton, N.C.
  • 1812: Served as captain, United States army, War of 1812
  • 1813: 1816 - 1828 : Served in North Carolina State House of Commons
  • 1819 - : Judge for Superior Court
  • 1827 - 1828 : Governor of North Carolina
  • 1828 - 1831 : United States senator
  • 1836 - 1837 : Member of commission to revise state laws
  • 1840 - 1852 : Reporter for Supreme Court
  • 1853: Died, Edenton, N.C.

From the guide to the James Iredell Account Books, ., 1807-1841, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Mangum, Willie Person, 1792-1861. Papers of Willie Person Mangum, 1771-1906. Library of Congress
creatorOf James Iredell Account Books, ., 1807-1841 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection
creatorOf Iredell, James, 1788-1853. James Iredell account books, 1807-1841. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Iredell, James, 1751-1799. Papers of James Iredell, Sr., and James Iredell, Jr., 1724-1890. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Iredell, James, 1788-1853. Autograph letter signed : Executive Office, No. Carolina, Raleigh, to His Excellency, Gerard L. Brandon, Governor of Mississippi, 1828 Mar. 25. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Thomas Addis Emmet collection, 1483-1876, 1700-1800 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Brownrigg family. Brownrigg family papers, 1720-1936 [manuscript]. East Carolina University, Joyner Library
creatorOf Iredell, James, 1751-1799. Papers of the elder Iredell, his wife Hannah, and their son James [microform] 1767-1856 (bulk 1771-1830). University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Willie Person Mangum Papers, 1771-1906, (bulk 1771-1868) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
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associatedWith Brandon, Gerard L., person
associatedWith Brownrigg family. family
associatedWith Emmet, Thomas Addis person
associatedWith Iredell, James, 1751-1799. person
associatedWith Mangum, Willie Person, 1792-1861. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Edenton (N.C.)
North Carolina
Raleigh (N.C.)
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Lawyers--Accounting--History--19th century
Lawyers--Fees--History--19th century
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Birth 1788-11-02

Death 1853-04-13

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