"Elder John L. Smith," Deseret News [Weekly], 26 Oct. 1864, 28.
ELDER JOHN L[YMAN]. SMITH arrived on the 20th inst., from a four year's mission to Europe. Like those who have previously arrived, he appears to appreciate the blessings of a return to home and friends in the mountains, and enjoys excellent health. He crossed the plains in Capt. Hyde's train, which will arrive to-day. Capt. Snow is expected to arrive on Friday, 28th.