“A small company of emigrating Saints, in charge of Elder Mads Frederick T. Christensen, who had labored as a translator and writer for “Skandinaviens Stjerne,” left Copenhagen Aug. 27, . Five other Elders from Zion and one missionary sister returned to America in the same company, viz., Peter Petersen of Brigham City, Swen Johan Nielson of Centerfield, Soren Rasmussen of Draper, James Peter Christensen of Bear River City and Sister Jennie C. Mortensen of Salt Lake City, Utah, and Joseph Christoffersen of Burlington, Wyoming. The company sailed from Esbjerg Aug. 28th.” [HSM, 379]
“Thursday, August 30. . . The steamship ‘New England’ sailed from Liverpool with 62 Saints on board, bound for Utah. OF these 45 were emigrating Saints (19 British, 18 Scandinavian, 8 Dutch) and 17 returning Elders, namely, Charles R. Bailey, Frank L. Layton, James Purdy, Geo. [George] C. Wood, Joseph W. Smith, Alonzo Ingram, F [written in Fred] G. Bateman, H [BLANK SPACE] W. Manning, [written in Alfred] L Farrell, John Carter, Frederick Christensen, A [BLANK SPACE] Bergman, Soren Rasmussen, J [BLANK SPACE] P Christensen, Peter Petersoen, Swen J. Nielsen, and Joseph Christopherson. (Orig. Doc.)” [BMMH, 1900].