James Stewart (North Carolina)

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James Stewart (November 11, 1775 – December 29, 1821) was a Congressional Representative from North Carolina; born in Scotland November 11, 1775; received a liberal education; immigrated to the United States and settled near Stewartsville, North Carolina; engaged in mercantile and agricultural pursuits; member of the North Carolina House of Commons in 1798 and 1799; served in the State senate 1802-1804 and 1813–1815; elected as a Federalist to the Fifteenth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Alexander McMillan and served from January 5, 1818, to March 3, 1819; resumed mercantile and agricultural pursuits; died near Laurinburg, North Carolina, on December 29, 1821; interment in the Old Stewartsville Cemetery, near Laurinburg.

About 1800, he built the Stewart-Hawley-Malloy House; it was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1975.[1]

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  1. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

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