Transcript for Pulsipher, John, Autobiographical sketch, in 2nd Quorum, Biographies, 1844-1846, 1855, vol. 2, 222, in Seventies Quorum, Records, 1844-1975

On the 20 May, having raised grain and made a fit out, we started for the mountains in company with our relations and friends, Zerah Pulsipher, my father, Capt of hundred under the direction of Pres. B. Young. After a pleasant journey of four months and two days, over the hot sandy sage plains, and the Cold Snowy rocky mountains, we arrived safely in the valley of the Great Salt Lake