Wheeling, Ohio

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    while conversing with the mate in the evening on the subject he remarked that we were not sensib- le of one half of the danger that we were in during the procedings of that day but I was sensible of a good deal at least we got into the canal about dark being 36 miles from canall to canal in crossing the mountains we travled all night in the canal which was one constant scene of locks October 20, 1843 ~ Friday 20th The boat I was on ...
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    North Bend. I took deck passage on the Alps The deck was crowded to overflowing October 23, 1843 ~ Monday 23rd Left wheeling at half past 9 oclok I learned this morning that I was travling in the midst of a family of the Saints By the name of Wm R. Durphy a family that I was acquainted [with] in england Canida in 1838 they appeared glad to find me out we traveld well through the day but the boat ...
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    Phila Mch 4th 1850 Elder Woodruff Dear Brother I recd yours wth much Grattitude Leaving your desire, for me to get to the vally as to wave your Clame and put me on the front roads with regard to mean from this Branch. I have started the Ball arolling and have rosed allittle and say that hears is inclosed Ten dollars 6 for the church and 4 on acont of Doctren and covenents, which makes nine dollars in full for one dozen of recd from New York what ever ...