Transcript for Barrus, B. F., "Biography of Barrus Family," Tooele Transcript Bulletin, 26 Jan. 1923

During the westward journey we traveled in Appleton Harmon's company and he was a faithful Captain.

He appointed my father as hunter for the company. Father would go ahead of the wagon train and when he could find buffalo close to the road, he would shoot one down and wait for the wagon train to divide it up.

The Cholera was in the wagon train in front of us, and the one behind us, and the Captain advised that we use as little meat as possible.