Called to the gold fields of California to gather much needed funds for God's work. Was then transferred to the Hawaiian Mission as a one of the first proselytizing missionaries along with nine others.
Called with nine others from the gold panning missionaries serving in California to go on a mission to the Sandwich Islands. Hiram Clark to be mission president.
Called from the stand in the Tabernacle on 1 March 1857, to go to the Sandwich Islands. Set apart by Orson Hyde. Got as far as San Francisco and Returned to Salt Lake City, Utah.