Transcript for Carson, Valentine, [Reminiscences], 1, in Daughters of Utah Pioneers Kane County Company, "Histories of Early Pioneers of Orderville and Kane County, Utah," comp. Hattie Esplin

After helping my step-father to fit out for the valley, I hired myself out and drove an ox team across the plains. My wages were ten dollars per month and board. The man I was working for was freighting goods for Livingston and Kinghacld [Kinkead] as well as moving his family.