Hon. Jessie Slocumb

(d. 20 Dec 1820) Range 29 Site 29

A Representative from North Carolina. Completed preparatory studies and engaged in agricultural pursuits. Elected as a Federalist to the 15th and 16th Congresses and served from 1817 until his death.

The National Intelligencer, Wednesday, December 20, 1820
We are sorry to learn that Mr. Slocumb, a Representative from North Carolina, who was also indisposed on his arrival here now lies dangerously ill of a pleuratic complaint.
The National Intelligencer, December 22, 1820
We have again the pain of announcing the death of a Member of Congress. Jesse Slocumb, Esq. of North Carolina, who was indisposed when he arrived in this city, of a complaint which afterwards assumed the form of pleurisy, died in this city on Wednesday evening. In consequence of his death, no business was yesterday done in Congress.

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