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Transcript for Brinton, David, to Brigham Young, 20 June 1858, in Brigham Young, Office Files 1832-1878, reel 36, box 26, fd. 5

Western Bank Weber River, U.T.
June 20th 1858 1 P.M.

Prest. B. Young

Dear Brother,

Having a favorable opportunity of sending a note to you by the hands of Bro Robt. Gardner & Angus M. Cannon, I transmit to you a list of the names of the persons comprising the Company under my charge, which I have the pleasure to represent as being in good health, and excellent spirits, and also; that the animals though somewhat limited seem to be able for their task.

Names of Company [and where sent on mission]

David Brinton Captn. [U. States]
Robt. Gardner Captn. 1st Division [Canada]
Joel Terry [Captn] 2nd Division [Canada]
Wm. H. Smith Sergt. of Guard [Canada]
Angus M. Cannon Chaplin [U. States]
Danl. MacKintosh Clerk [U. States]
Wm. Carter [Canada]
Saml. Riter [U. States]
James Huff [Immigrant]
Chas. Shumway [Canada]
John M. McCreary [Crary] [Canada]
Wm. B. Twitchel [Canada]
E.T. Browning [Canada]
Thos. J. Fisher [Immigrant]
M.J. Ammon[d] [Immigrant]
John F. Snedeker [U. States]
H. P. Welchman [U. States]
Robt. Pope, wife, & two children [Immigrants]
Gabriel Huntsman [Canada]
Wm. F. Maylett [U. States]
Richard Hill [Canada]
Wm. F. Bull [Canada]
Wm. Kerswell [Immigrant]
Stephen H. Goddard [Canada]
George Goddard [Canada]
John Wilson [Immigrant]
David O. Ridout [U. States]
Isaiah Coombs [U. States]
Thos. Hall [Canada]
John Ridout (boy) [Immigrant]
Ira Miles returning home
Isaac Hill [Canada]

The foregoing is a correct statement of al those who started as represented, and are now in camp, and I would be happy to furnish in detail further information if necessary, but the brethren who carry this to you will doubtless be able to answer any questions that you may desire.

We have had no sickness, serious accident, or any interuption whatever on our journey. The Lord has been with us, and we have often felt the efficacy of the prayers of the Saints in our behalf.

Trusting to see you soon

I Remain with warm regards Your Brother in the Gospel of Christ

DAVID BRINTON

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