"DEPARTURE. -- The fourth company of this season's emigration left Liverpool per S.S. Wyoming, on Saturday the 21st instant. It consisted of 301 souls, of whom 145 were Scandinavians, 53 Swiss and German, 87 British, and 16 returning elders of all these nationalities. Just previous to starting, services were held on board under the direction of President Wells, when an organization was effected with David Kunz president, and Thomas Sleight and Nephi W. Anderson counselors.
We learn by letter from the presidency of the company that they arrived at Queenstown the next morning, all in good health and spirits."
MS, 48:35 (Aug. 30, 1886), p.554
"Sat. 21. [Aug. 1886] -- The steamship Wyoming sailed from Liverpool, England, with 301 emigrating Saints on board, in charge of David Kunz. The company arrived in New York on the 31st. Forty-five of the emigrants were detained there by Commissioner Stephenson on pretended charges of pauperism. Finally all were permitted to continue their journey, except a woman and three children, who were sent back to England. The remainder of the company arrived in Salt Lake City Sept. 7th."
". . . A number of Saints (131 souls) emigrating to Zion sailed from Copenhagen, Aug. 12, 1886, per steamship 'Bravo' in charge of five returning elders, namely, August K. Anderson, Anders Gustaf Sandberg, Peter M. Anderson, Christian Nielsen and Nephi Anderson.
After a safe voyage across the North Sea, the emigrants arrived in Hull, England, Sunday Aug. 15, and thence traveled by rail to Liverpool, where they joined with other emigrants and returning missionaries from the British Isles. At Liverpool they went on board the steamship 'Wyoming,' which sailed from that port on Saturday, Aug. 21, in charge of Elder David Kunz, a returning elder from the Swiss and German Mission. After a pleasant voyage, the company arrived in New York on the 31st. Forty-five of the emigrants were detained there by Commissioner Stephenson of pretended charges of pauperism, but finally all were permitted to continue their journey, except a woman and three children who were sent back to England. The rest of the company left New York Sept. 21, 1886, and traveled over the Baltimore and Ohio and the Denver and Rio Grande railroads to Utah, arriving safe and well in Salt Lake City, Sept. 27, 1886.
A small company of Saints, 13 in number, emigrating to Utah, sailed from Christiania, Norway, Aug. 13, 1886, per steamship for England, where they arrived in safety and were united for the journey across the Atlantic with the company of Scandinavian Saints which left Copenhagen, Denmark, August 12th. . . . "