Deseret News [Weekly], 7 Aug. 1852, 3.
Elders Erastus Snow, and F. D. Richards left Liverpool, May 8th arrived in New York May 20th having organized a company of Ironmongers for the valley before they left England. Elder Richards was in St. Joseph June 25.
Mr. Smith, of Merimachee, who accompanied Major Kimball, informs us that Capt. [John] Higbee's company was near Strawberry creek, when they passed, and that Bishop [Abraham] Smoot had not arrived at Laramie.