Transcript for Gibson, William, Journals, 1841-1874, fd. 3, 6-7

in May {12} 1853 I started with my family for the Valley in Capn. Clawson Company went by way Keokuk & then took the old Mormon road through Iowa to Council Bluffs from that over the Plains to Salt Lake City where we arrived the mid{d}le of Sepr.-- 1853