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John K. Kane letter

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2474

Scope and Contents

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."

Dates

  • 1846 February 1

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from John K. Kane letter must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical note

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

Extent

3 p. (0.01 linear ft.)

Language

English

Custodial History

Donated in 1986.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; 1986.

Appraisal

19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Title
Register of John K. Kane letter
Status
Completed
Author
Benjamin Sipes
Date
2010 October 29
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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