John K. Kane letter

John K. Kane letter

Dates: 1846 February 1

Handwritten and signed letter dated February 1, 1846 and addressed to "dear Sir." Kane writes that he has recently been visited by a "Mr. Benson and Mr. Little" of the Mormon Church. They asked Kane's opinion of a case relating to a Joseph Sidwell. Kane comments on the Mormon plans to emigrate to the West U.S. "I am thoroughly convinced of the general integrity and right mindedness of this persecuted sect."

  • Extent: 3 p. (0.01 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Kane, John K. (John Kintzing), 1795-1858
  • Call Number: MSS SC 2474
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS SC 2474; John K. Kane letter; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 2474, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated in 1986.
Acquisition Information
Donated; 1986.
Subject Terms
Immigration and American Expansion; Overland Journeys to the Western United States; Philadelphia (Pa.)--History--Sources; Mormons--History; Judges--Pennsylavania--Philadelphia--Correspondence; Kane, John K. (John Kintzing), 1795-1858
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Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Kane (John K.) letter
Finding Aid Author
Benjamin Sipes
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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2016-03-23 09:58:23 -0600.
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Biographical note

John K. Kane (1795-1858) was a judge in Philadelphia, Pennsylavania.

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