"DEPARTURES. . . . The ship Constitution, which was engaged in consequence of the non-arrival of the Resolute, sailed for New York on the 24th, having on board a company of Saints numbering 457 persons, 45 of whom were from Switzerland, Bavaria, Wurtemburg, and the Netherlands, and 412 from the British Isles. The following named returning missionaries took their departure in the Constitution: -- Elders Joseph S. Horne and John Hoagland, from the Swiss and German Mission, and Elders Harvey H. Cluff, C. P. Liston, Hyrum T. Spencer, and Nephi R. Fawcett, from the British Mission; also Elder Hugentobler, who has been laboring in the ministry in Switzerland, and Elder Van Stetter, who has been laboring in the Netherlands. At a meeting held on deck, President F. [Franklin] D. Richards delivered an address to the Saints, instructing them upon their duties to God and each other upon their journey both by sea and land, and promising them, on conditions of faithfulness, a quick and safe passage across the deep. He then appointed Elder Harvey H. Cluff president of the company, and Elders Joseph S. Horne and C. P. Liston his counsellors. Elder Horne interpreted his remarks for the benefit of the Swiss and German Saints, and the whole company voted unanimously to sustain the appointments. Everything on board the Constitution was neat and in good order, and the Saints departed in excellent spirits. . . ."
MS, 30:27 (July 4, 1868) p.426
"Wed. 24. [June 1868] -- The packet ship Constitution, the last sailing vessel which brought any large company of Saints across the Atlantic, sailed from Liverpool, England, with 457 British, Swiss and German Saints, in charge of Harvey H. Cluff. It arrived at New York Aug. 5th, and the immigrants continued by rail to Benton."