Transcript for [Blurb], Deseret News, 7 August 1852, 3

Elders Erastus Snow, and F. D. Richards left Liverpool, May 8th arrived in New York May 20th having organized a company of Ironmongers for the valley before they left England. Elder Richards was in St. Joseph June 25.

Mr. Smith, of Merimachee, who accompanied Major Kimball, informs us that Capt. [John] Higbee's company was near Strawberry creek, when they passed, and that Bishop [Abraham] Smoot had not arrived at Laramie.