Transcript for Wilson, Bushrod W., Journal, In Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Collection, 1828-1963, reel 17, item 14, 5

May the 25 th 1852

I left home in Pottowatomie [Pottawattamie] Iowa For the City of the Great salt Lake and wated on Capt. Gardners Company til the 2 day of June[.] I crossed the Missourie River[.] when we got on to the platt[e] River we had the Collerry [cholera] in the camp[.] thirteen deaths and among those those that dide wer Catherine the youngest of our children dide[.] her age was 2 years 7 months 16 days[.] After Being oppresed By Benjamin Gardner thre months we entered the Great Salt Lake City