Papers, [ca. 1800]-1892.

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Kane, John K. (John Kintzing), 1795-1858. Papers, [ca. 1800]-1892.

Papers, [ca. 1800]-1892.

This collection includes letters, account books, commonplace books, legal papers, etc., concerning Kane's career as a lawyer and politician. There is much professional correspondence, as well as a lot of family material, especially concerning his son, Elisha Kent Kane. The letters with George Mifflin Dallas and Francis R. Shunk are especially rich for Pennsylvania politics. There is also much concerning support for Alexander Dallas Bache's service in the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey.

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Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867

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Dallas, George Mifflin, 1792-1864

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Polk, James K. (James Knox), 1795-1849

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Ritter, Frank M.

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Kane, John K. (John Kintzing), 1795-1858

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Macallister, Richard

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Patterson, Robert, 1743-1824

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Bartram, John, 1699-1777

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Grier, Robert Cooper, 1794-1870

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Kane, Francis Fisher, 1866-1955.

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Tilghman, Benjamin.

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Buchanan, James, 1791-1868

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Van Buren, Martin, 1782-1862

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Martin Van Buren (b. Kinderhook, New York, December 5, 1782-d. July 24, 1862, Kinderhook, New York), studied law, was admitted to bar, New York, 1803; moved to Huson surrogate of Columbia Co.; member of State Senate, 1813-1820; attorney general of New York, 1815-1819; delegate to state constitutional convention, 1821; U.S. Senate Democrat, March 4, 1821-1828; Governor of New York, 1828-1829; U.s. Secretary of State, March 12, 1829 - August 1, 1831; Vice President, 1832; President, 1836-1840....

Purviance, John N.

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Snowden, James Ross, 1809-1878

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Leiper, William, 1839-1916

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Phillips, Henry M. (Henry Myer), 1811-1884

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Wharton, Francis, 1820-1889

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U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey

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Caldwell, Thomas, active 1819-1833

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