"DEPARTURE OF THE MANHATTAN. -- The steamship Manhattan, Captain Forsyth, left this port on the 22nd for New York, with 242 souls of the Saints on board, including the following elders returning from missions in this country: -- Joseph Lawson, Robert Dye, and Alonzo E. Hyde. Elder Lawson is in charge of the company. We trust they will have a pleasant and prosperous journey across the ocean and to the mountains."
MS, 31:39 (Sep. 25, 1869), p.630
"Wed. 22 [Sep. 1869] . . . The steamship Manhattan sailed from Liverpool, England, with 239 Saints, in charge of Joseph Lawson. The company arrived at New York Oct. 7th, and at Ogden Oct. 16th"