Rhode Island Historical Society
HOWELL, Jeremiah Brown (1771-1822)

HOWELL, JEREMIAH BROWN, (son of David Howell), a Senator from Rhode Island; born in Providence, R.I., August 28, 1771; attended private schools; pursued classical studies and graduated from Brown University, Providence, R.I., in 1789; studied law; admitted to the bar in 1793 and commenced practice in Providence; brigadier general in the State militia; elected as a Democratic Republican to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1811, to March 3, 1817; was not a candidate for reelection; chairman, Committee on Pensions (Fourteenth Congress); died in Providence, R.I., February 5, 1822; interment in North Burial Ground.

Brown University
Providence, RI
Papers: Ca. 25 items in various collections. Political, Senate, and university related.

Rhode Island Historical Society
Providence, RI
Papers: 1803-1813. 8 autograph letters. Also photographs of portraits.