"Home Items: The Immigration," Deseret News [Weekly], 30 August 1866, 317.
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Horse Shoe, 28.
I arrived here with my train of 69 wagons at 6 p.m. The health of the camp generally good. Stock in good condition. No Indians seen by us. I am making good time.
J[OHN]. D. HOLLADAY.
South Pass, 1.
Passed here this morning. All well.
W. H. CHIPMAN.
Deer Creek, 1.
The companies we have passed are all doing well, except Capt, Lowry, who, when we last heard from him, was detained at Kearney through sickness. Capt Holladay passed here today all right.
Cottonwood, Sep. 1, 1866
Passed here to-day. The sick are all improving. Stock is in good condition.
Fort Mitchell, Sep. 2.
My company passes here today all right.
A[NDREW]. H. SCOTT.
We passed here today; getting along well; all in good spirits. The health of the passengers as well as could be expected.
Horse Shoe, 3.
My company is all well. Traveling fine.
J[OSEPH]. S. RAWLINS.
We passed here today, all right.
W[ILLIAM]. H[ENRY]. CHIPMAN