"DEPARTURES. -- A company of 269 souls of the Saints, 87 of them from the Swiss and German Mission, and the rest from this country [Engalnd], left this port, on the steamship Manhattan, Captain Forsyth, July 13, for New York, in their way to the Territory of Utah. In addition to that number, and on the same vessel, were the following returning missionaries -- Elders Karl G. Maeser, Lewis W. Shurtliff, Winslow Farr, Josiah M. Ferrin, Nephi Pratt, George H. Knowlden, Howard O. Spencer, Thomas Richardson, Joseph S. Richards, Levi Garrett, John Tuddenham, Samuel M. Price, William H. Pidcock, H. B. Clemons, Thomas Rodgers, Charles Shumway, junior, and Lewis M. Grant. Elder Maeser presided over the company."
MS, 32:29 (July 19, 1870), p. 456