". . . On the 6th instant the fine packet ship Saint Mark cleared from Liverpool for New York, carrying several hundred emigrants. The second cabin was occupied by 95
American adult passengers, members of the Church of Latter-day Saints. Elder Alfred Stevens, an English sea captain, was appointed president and unanimously sustained by the vote of the Saints. The Saints were suitably instructed in relation to the voyage, and were promised a safe passage on conditions of due diligence to all their duties. . . ."
MS, 28:24 (June16, 1866), p.377
"Wed. 6. [June 1866] . . . The ship St. Mark sailed from Liverpool, England, with 104 Saints, under the direction of A. Stevens. It arrived at New York, July 26th."