Justice of the First U.S. Supreme Court


Had occasion to visit the James Iredell House in Edenton, NC yesterday.

James Iredell Sr. played an important role in North Carolina’s adoption of the U.S. Constitution and was nominated to the U.S. Supreme Court by President George Washington.

He was confrimed two days later.

It was a simpler time, although it could be argued that Washington and James Iredell, Sr. wouldn’t say so. If we could ask them…..

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