Elias Kane

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  1. United States Congress. "Elias Kane (id: K000006)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress . Retrieved 2010-02-09.
  2. Leichtle and Carveth, Crusade Against Slavery: Edward Coles, Pioneer of Freedom (Southern Illinois University Press, 2011) pp. 74, 78.
  3. Ress, David, Governor Edward Coles and the Vote to Forbid Slavery in Illinois, 1823–1824. (McFarland & Co., Inc., Jefferson, NC and London, 2006) paperback ISBN   0-7864-2639-X at pp. 62, 66-74.
  4. Weil, Julie Zauzmer; Blanco, Adrian; Dominguez, Leo (10 January 2022). "More than 1,800 congressmen once enslaved Black people. This is who they were, and how they shaped the nation". Washington Post. Retrieved 16 April 2022. Updated 12 April 2022
  5. Leichtle and Carveth p. 78 citing issues of July 18 and 25 and August 8, 1820, as well as .C. Pease, Frontier State 1818-1848, 72-72; Harris, History of Negro Servitude 27-29
  6. Ress, pp. 82-83
  7. Ress, p. 148 et seq.
  8. "Kane County History" (PDF). Geneva, Illinois: Kane County Government Center. 2010. Retrieved 2013-09-19.
  9. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. pp.  172.
Elias Kent Kane
United States Senator
from Illinois
In office
March 4, 1825 December 12, 1835
Political offices
Preceded by
Office created
Illinois Secretary of State
Succeeded by
U.S. Senate
Preceded by U.S. senator (Class 3) from Illinois
Served alongside: Jesse B. Thomas, John McLean, David J. Baker, John M. Robinson
Succeeded by