1812.035: Sermon Preached at the Funeral of Bishop James Madison.

Published: 1812

Full Title: A sermon preached at the funeral of the right Rev. James Madison, D. D., Bishop of Virginia and president of William and Mary College, March the 9th, 1812, by John Bracken, rector of Bruton Parish, and president of William and Mary College.

Author: Bracken, John (1745-1818).

Place Issued: Richmond

Issuing Press: John O. Lynch

Description: 16 pgs.; 21 cm. (8vo).


A formidable figure in Virginia society for more than 30 years, Madison died in Williamsburg on March 6, 1812, and was interred in the chapel crypt at the College of William & Mary. In May, Bracken was elected as Madison's successor as bishop by the Virginia Diocese.

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