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 23

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    March 3, 1873 ~ Monday March 3rd 1873 [FIGURES] I wrote a letter to Joseph Fabyan Carter I spent a part of the day drawing Lumber I drew 2000 feet sheeting I attended a council in the Evening at the City Hall President Young spoke March 4, 1873 ~ Tuesday March 4. The president [present] Congress goes out to day & a New one begin [FIGURE] I received a letter from David I went to Ogden with Mrs
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    March 3, 1873 March 4, 1873 March 5, 1873 March 6, 1873 March 7, 1873 March 8, 1873 March 9, 1873
  • Page 279

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    September 3, 1877 ~ Monday Sept 3, 1877 The family of President Brigham Young was called together to day and his will was read to them By George Q Cannon One of the Executors all seemed satisfied with it [FIGURE] I wrote 2 letters and received 2. September 4, 1877 ~ Tuesday 4. [FIGURE] The Apostles met in council and agreed to take their place as the presiding Quorum of the Church and bear off the kingdom as thy did after the Death of
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    September 3, 1877 September 4, 1877 September 5, 1877 September 6, 1877 September 7, 1877 September 8, 1877 September 9, 1877 September 10, 1877
  • Page 280

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    September 11, 1877 ~ Tuesday Sept 11, 1877 I spent the day in Smithfield. I held a Meeting at night spoke to a full House and had a good time David P Woodruff and Jesse Moses Bought a Threshing Machine and gave Notes for it $7.50 on the 21 day of Sept 1875, had Paid $95 dollars on it September 12, 1877 ~ Wednesday 12 I visited the Temple spot and Tabernacle in
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    September 11, 1877 September 12, 1877 September 13, 1877 September 14, 1877 September 15, 1877 September 16, 1877
  • Page 282

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    September 18, 1877 ~ Tuesday Sept 18, 1877 we took cars at 6 oclok Rode to Ogden we there left Gen Kane who took cars for home feeling well we continued to S L City 100 M I wrote in my Journal & wrote 2 letters to Blake. September 19, 1877 ~ Wednesday 19 [FIGURE] ^No 5^ I wrote to D. H. Cannon. WW went to farm September 20, 1877 ~ Thursday ...
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    September 18, 1877 September 19, 1877 September 20, 1877 September 21, 1877 September 22, 1877 September 23, 1877 September 24, 1877 September 25, 1877 September 26, 1877
  • Page 306

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

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    Feb 26, 1878 [FIGURE] Lucy B Young was Baptized for 30 of the Woodruff and Hart family mostly of the Hart family W Woodruff confirmed for 30 Females for the Dead & 30 Males for the dead, total 60. I Attended Meeting at Samuel Hardies in the Evening We Baptized in all to day for the dead 667 and confirmed them February 27, 1878 ~ Wednesday 27. A rainy morning I spent the day in the Temple we gave Endowments to 132 ...
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    February 27, 1878 February 28, 1878 March 1, 1878
  • Page 2

    Part of Letter from Thomas Leiper Kane, 5 January 1853

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    ; but my feelings for them all, collectively and individually, remain unchanged. Let them all know, if I do not return, of my thinking of them ever with affection, and remember me always, their, as Your, friend truly Thomas L. Kane Mr. Woodruff Philadephia Jan. 5, 1853. ...
  • Page 3

    Part of Letter to John Taylor and George Q. Cannon, 13 October 1885

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    Brother Bleak has just read me the dispatches of to day the 13, saying that 11 out to 4 of the grand jury voted to Clear Atl Cannon on the 2 indictment, and that Dixon & buriser had resignd and depated that Murray had, and that Kane is Called to Washington Thank the Lord for so much may we have peace for a Month ...
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter from Thomas L. Kane, 5 December 1849

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    Col Kane Dec. 5th 1849 Philada. Decem 5. '/49 Dear Sir, The enclosed letter, this moment received from Dr. Berahisel, I at once send you that you may determine what course is to be adopted by you in the premises. If it is too late for anything else an effort should be made ...
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    December 5, 1849
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    Part of Letter from Thomas L. Kane, 5 December 1849

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    to secure the proper stipulation from the Admins- tration as to the officise ap- pointments. It is possible that Mr. Babbitt may at least have attended to this, but you should in any event ascertain the fact. Let me hear from you at your early convenience, remembering me Your friend, Thomas L. Kane ...