Board of Aldermen (1896)

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Board of Aldermen (1896)
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Unnamed Board of Aldermen (1896)
Race: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Class: 
Middle Class
Rank: 
Minor
Vitality: 
Alive
Occupation: 
Administrative
Specific Job: 
Aldermen
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Throughout the story Emily is visited by various delegations from the town's administrative class. There are two groups of Aldermen who visit her. This group, in 1896, drops by because the smell around her house has become a public nuisance. Unwilling to accuse a "lady" of "smelling bad," four of these men, "three graybeards and one younger man" (122), sneak onto her property after midnight and sprinkle lime into the cellar and all the outbuildings.

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