"News from Elders," Deseret News [Weekly], 11 June 1856, 109.
"APPOINTMENTS, George D. Grant and William H. Kimball are appointed to purchase cattle for the coming emigration.
Alexander Robbins is appointed to purchase provisions and general supplies for emigration and carry them to Florence, the outfitting place for the plains.
Daniel Spencer is appointed general superintendant of emigration in the West, with liberty to call for such aid as he may need, in Iowa city and other places.
James H. Hart, of St. Louis, Mo., is appointed agent to receive orders and moneys for the purchase of cattle, wagons, provisions &c., for the emigration. Address James H. Hart, Box 333, St. Louis, Mo.
James McGaw, John Van Cott, William Walker, Joseph France, and all the elders going West, on the way to Utah, are requested to report themselves to Daniel Spencer, at Iowa City, and assist him, if needed.
Andrew Cunningham is appointed to select a company for a settlement in Nebraska.