Transcript for "Hiram Theron Spencer, reminiscences", DUP Pioneer History Collection, Page 9.
I sailed from Liverpool and after reaching the United States I went to Florence, Missouri. Here I took the train and came as far west as it went. From there I came with an emigrant train that was in charge of Captain Hoyt. They were all emigrants from Europe, but I had to walk from the end of the railroad into Salt Lake City.