Transcript for Neilson, Peter. Family record, 11
Brother [Noah T.] Guymon was then appointed captain and from then, we got along pretty well though not without some little jarring.
Many a time when on our way when our cattle would become sullen or tired, myself as well as other brethren, has gone secretly between our oxen and blessed them and immediately they would move on, showing to us that the Spirit of the Lord can subdue and make bid[d]able the ox as well as man.
On the sixth day of September 1855 we arrived in Salt Lake City, having been ten months and twenty days since we left Copenhagen, a distance perhaps of between six and seven thousand miles.