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Contains genealogical information, biographies, correspondence, receipts, and other materials related to Kane's ancestors and other members of the extended Kane family. Items document personal activities, family relations, business ventures and transactions, and other topics. Materials date from between 1773 and 1916.
Document, signed by Elisha Kane and Elizabeth Kintzing Kane [his wife], while in Philadelphia, gives power of attorney to John K. Kane, dated March 17, 1820.
Letter from Elisha Kane, Baltimore, to Elizabeth K. Kane, partially torn, he is going to Washington, stayed at Havre de Grace, postmarked January, day and year not identified.
Letter from Elisha Kane, New York, to Elizabeth K. Kane, Philadelphia, visiting his brothers, tells her of peoples he has seen and what he is doing there, part of letter torn off, some text missing, dated November 23, year not identified.
Elisha Kane Scrapbook: Elisha Kane autograph dated July 1818, “Annotated by General Kane,” spine reads “Tutus in Undis,” contains 4 sections: excerpts from Stiles’ History of Regicides, excerpts from Hutchinson’s History of Massachusetts, excerpts from Allen’s Biographical Dictionary, entire printed text of Memoir, Read Before The Historical Society of the State of New-York, 31st December, 1816, by Egbert Benson (New York: William A. Mercein, 1817). Dated 1817-1818.
Letter from Elisha Kent Kane to Alida Kane Constable, Philadelphia, a farewell note, includes envelope, dated February 2, 1849.
Draft of paper on “Esquimau,” written as a diary entry, tells of meeting Eskimos, dated approximatley April 10-12, 1854, also some writing and notes by Thomas L. Kane, [he was helping Elisha with his book in 1856, this may be part of it], some sketches, dated approximately1856.
Printed pages from "Report of the Secretary of the Navy," by Elisha Kent Kane, which contains an incomplete, damaged, account of his Arctic explorations, notes made in pencil and ink, includes page 59-60, 63-66, dated August 6, 1854.
Photocopy of Last Will and Testament of Elisha Kent Kane, leaves $5000 to his brothers (Thomas L. Kane and Robert P. Kane), leaves the rest of his estate to his father (John K. Kane) to divide as he saw fit, Robert Patterson named as an executor and trustee, dated October 11, 1856.
Letter from Eliza Kane, to Florence Kane, St. Paul, Minnestota, she may be getting married, includes envelope, dated June 15, 1892.