ALS, IHi. Reverend Henry Slicer was a Methodist minister and the chaplain of the Senate.
 John Quincy Adams was stricken in the House on February 21 and died in the speaker's room on the 23rd. Accommodations were limited for the funeral service conducted in the House, and according to newspaper accounts no reservations were made for the clergymen of the city. The Senate chaplain was not provided for in the House ceremony, and, probably as the result of an oversight, Reverend Slicer's feelings seem to have been ruffled.
 Charles Hudson, Massachusetts Whig representative, was a minister of the Universalist Church.