On the 21st of March, 1856, a company of Latter-day Saints, 534 in number, left the shores of England on ship Enoch Train, arrived in Boston May 1st. Went to Iowa to wait for the handcarts to get ready for the start across the plains. Left Iowa on the 9th of June. Traveled to Florence, left Florence on July 16th. . . .
. . . We arrived in Salt Lake the 26 day of September 1856. [p.1]
BIB: Ellsworth, Mary Ann Jones. Diary of Mary Ann Jones (age 19) on her trip across the plains (Ms 9082). [p.1] (CHL)