Woodward, William, Notes, in Utah State Historical Society Cache Valley Chapter, Historical resource materials for Cache Valley, Utah-Idaho, 1955-1956, reel 4, item 2.
We laid by on the Sunday Sept 28, 1851.
On Monday morning we were busy yoking up our cattle, & preparing to enter Salt Lake Valley—we went over the Little Mountain & down Emigration Canyon but alas wagons were broken & young Merit could not get his wagon into the valley that night. But our camp was there in the morning[.] the valley lay spread before us like a picture with the Salt Lake. . . .