Milo Andrus letter to Brigham Young, 21 August 1850.
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Camp of Isirel Company No. 1.
of Salt Lake Emigrants 16 Miles East of
Fort Bridger August 21st 1850
President Young we have Deligated Brother [Fielding] Jeter Clinton in Company with Brother Ward to Represent us in your Counsels & give you all the information Relative to us as A Company that you may Require[.] they likewise Bear you A list of all the Names in the Company[.] we Confidently expect if no accident hapen to us to reach the valey Saturday morning the 31st & we desire if it meets your mind that you cause A A [sic] suitable place for an encampment as near the City as posible to be selected where we can Receive A visit from you we also wish to know the hour when we might Expect your arival in our Camp[.] if these arrangements meet your Aprobation please inform us By Messinger [messenger] We shall come in by the way of the Golden pass if we get no information to the contrary
With Sentiments of Esteem
We Remain yours &c
MILO ANDRUS Capt
JAMES LEITHEAD, Clk
P.S. I would be very Glad if the Presidency would take the Charge off my hands as soon after we get in camp as possible for it will be very difficult to keep the people together for any len[g]th of time