Thomas Leiper Kane

Thomas Leiper Kane (1822-1883) was born 27 Jan. 1822 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania. He was the son of John Kintzing Kane and Jane Du Val Leiper. He married Elizabeth Denniustoun Wood on 21 Apr. 1853. He corresponded with Wilford Woodruff and other church leaders to facilitate the Saints' migration West with the cooperation of the U.S. government, he mediated communications during the Utah War, and he later contrubted to Utah's success at obtaining statehood. He died 26 Dec. 1883 in Philadelphia.

Footnotes

Thomas Leiper Kane (K8K9-SZ8), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 30 Apr 2022). Thomas Leiper Kane, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/thomas-leiper-kane, accessed 30 Apr. 2022). "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 30 Apr. 2022); Thomas Leiper Kane, 6 Jun. 1828, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania, p. 279; citing Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, “Pennsylvania, various records : Greens and Browns collection,” image 284/326; DGS 102471188. "Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 30 Apr. 2022); Gel. Thomas L. Kane, 26 Dec. 1883, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania; citing Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Bureau of Health, “Registration of deaths, 1803-1903; arranged by year and cemetery,” image 758/1324; DGS 4058724. Tunis Garret Bergen, ed., Genealogies of the State of New York: A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of a Commonwealth and the Founding of a Nation, vol. III, Long Island ed. (New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1915), p. 1156; digital images, Google Books (https://books.google.com, accessed 30 Apr. 2022).

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  • Page 392

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    May 23, 1852 ~ Sunday 23rd Sunday I attended meeting to day in the Tabern acle President Young Preached I wrote it May 24, 1852 ~ Monday to May 28, 1852 ~ Friday 24. 25. 26. 27. 28 I spent the time labouring May 29, 1852 ~ Saturday 29 The Eastern Mail came in to day bringing many letters & paper May 30, 1852 ~ Sunday 30 [FIGURE] I rote 3 letters to Col Kane, Willard Snow, & ...
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    May 23, 1852 May 24, 1852 May 28, 1852 May 29, 1852 May 30, 1852 May 31, 1852 June 1, 1852 June 2, 1852 June 3, 1852 June 5, 1852 June 6, 1852 June 7, 1852 June 12, 1852 June 13, 1852 June 14, 1852 June 19, 1852 June 20, 1852 June 21, 1852 June 25, 1852 June 26, 1852 June 27, 1852 June 28, 1852 June 30, 1852 July 1, 1852 July 2, 1852 July 3, 1852 July 4, 1852
  • Page 103

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    September 7, 1847 ~ Tuesday 7th The Camps were all busy this morning in preparing to leave I saw my oxen that father and Armstrong has my Durham ox was failing fast the rest looked as though they would stand it through well. I left the Knealy Horse with Br Smoot & the Benbow Horse with Thomas Benbow. Br Porter wished me to keep his horse & bring him on in the spring. Br Dewey wished me ...
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    September 7, 1847 September 8, 1847 September 9, 1847
  • Page 114

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    October 27, 1847 ~ Wednesday 27th We travled 25 miles & camped whare the Paunees visited while going up we got in late & fed on cotton wood 25 miles October 28, 1847 ~ Thursday 28th We travled 23 miles & camped on shell creek 23 Shuah Carter Woodruff was born 5 oclok this morning October 29, 1847 ~ Friday 29th We travled 25 miles & camped at the liberty pole fed on cotton wood & rushes 25 October 30, 1847 ...
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    October 27, 1847 October 28, 1847 October 29, 1847 October 30, 1847 October 31, 1847 November 1, 1847 November 2, 1847 November 3, 1847
  • Page 117

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    November 29, 1847 ~ Monday 29th I returned home to winter Quarters drove home som[e] cattle for Br Bills, there was a meeting in the evening for those who were going out preaching Br Young addressed them I was not present 14 m November 30, 1847 ~ Tuesday 30 I met in Council with the Twelve & the Presidents of the seventies Wm. W. Phelps & Br Jacobs was called before the Council for ...
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    November 29, 1847 November 30, 1847 December 1, 1847 December 2, 1847 December 3, 1847 December 4, 1847 December 5, 1847
  • Page 166

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    October 4, 1848 ~ Wednesday 4th I left New York took rail car arived at Philadelphia in the evening called upon Elder Jacob Gibson 83 Dock st street opposite the post office attended meeting with him in the evening I addressed the Saints a few moments returned home with Br Gibson & spent the night 120 m October 5, 1848 ~ Thursday 5th I called this Morning upon Sister McMinn in Schoolkill 6th Street Between Market and Chesnut stret ...
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    October 4, 1848 October 5, 1848 October 6, 1848 October 7, 1848 October 8, 1848
  • Page 167

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    He spoke well & much to our edifycation I followed him bore testimony to the work addressed the Saints & dismissed the meeting I had a good time all day and the best meeting that I have had in the eastern country on this mission October 9, 1848 ~ Monday 9th I gave Br Appleby a recommend to preach & organi[ze] the Churches in Pa. NJ & Delaware in my absence Brs Carter & ...
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    October 9, 1848 October 10, 1848 October 11, 1848 October 12, 1848 October 13, 1848 October 14, 1848 October 15, 1848 October 16, 1848
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter to Thomas Leiper Kane, 27 November 1849

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    Philadelphia Pa Nov 27th 49 Col Kane Dear Sir In my reflections I have thought there might be some dubiety resting upon your mind in regard to the views of the inhabitants of the State of Deseret upon the subject of Slavery in consequece of their not introducing a clause in there State Constitu- tion prohibiting Slavery. I think your interesting visits in our midsts, your travels in our encampments, your clame of observations in our families Assem- blies & Councils whare the sentiments of our hearts have been freely poured ...
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    November 27, 1849
  • Page 2

    Part of Letter to Thomas Leiper Kane, 27 November 1849

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    Copy of A Letter written to Col Kane Nov 27—49
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    Part of Letter to Thomas Leiper Kane, 4 December 1849

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    Philadelphia Dec 4th Col Kane Dear Sir I called Satudy & Mondy at your Office to see you a few mom[en]ts I leave this afternoon for New York. The subject I wished to save a few words upon was this I have discovered of late occasinally a threat made by the Editors of the various Journals aganst the inhabitants of the State of Deserett conveying an idea that they are vary Hostile to the Gov[e]r[nme]nt & that th[e]y take up & try men for being engaged in the ...
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    December 4, 1849
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    Part of Letter to Thomas Leiper Kane, 4 December 1849

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    Col Kane Fanington [sideways text] Copy of A letter to Col Kane Philadelphia Dec 4th 49 Faning