Transcript for William B. Pace autobiography, 1904, 10

. . . in the Spring moved back, crossed the river and moved on a farm near Keg Creek with the view to prepare to move to Salt Lake Valley another year, traded mules for oxen and sent teams across the Plains to help emigration. Later it fell to my lot to go out on the Plains and drive a team for the "afterwards famous" company of John D. Lee. We traveled in President Young's company and arrived on the upper crossing of the Sweet Water [Sweetwater] to be near South Pass in September 1848 where we met teams from Salt Lake Valley. Here we unloaded and started back.