. . . Thursday the 17th - I visited some Saints for the last time. I stayed overnight with M. A. Jorgenson.
Saturday the 19th - I traveled to Hjorring. From there I walked to Aalborg, a distance of 10 miles (4 English miles to 1 Danish mile). I was tired of the trip. I came to Aalborg at 5 o'clock.
Sunday the 20th - I went by steamer to Korsor. I came to Korsor at 6 o'clock. At 7 o'clock I went to the railroad and came to Copenhagen at 12 o'clock. We had a fortunate journey. I stayed overnight in Copenhagen. I lodged with Pedersen.
Tuesday, the 22nd, March - At 12 o'clock I went by steamer to Lubeck. Arrived there Wednesday morning at 6 o'clock. At seven-thirty I went by railroad to Hamburg and arrived there at 12 noon. It was Wednesday the 23rd. I lodged with S. Kreutzfeldt in Hamburg at Street Brauerkuegzgaben, No 8 I gave 9 marks a week. That was 4.03 mark Danish.
Friday the 12th, April - In the evening at 8 o'clock I went on the steamer "Zebra" from Hamburg in company with the Swedish emigrants. We came to Hull at 5 o'clock. Left the same evening for Grimsby. Arrived there at 9 o'clock on the 14 April.
Saturday the 16th - The Danish emigrants arrived at Grimsby. We stayed here until Thursday morning at 5 on the 21 April when we went by railroad to Liverpool. Arrived there at 2 o'clock the same day. We went the same day upon the sailship, Monarch of the Sea.
Monday the 25th, April - We were towed out of the harbor at 12 1/2.
On the 28th April we sailed from Liverpool. When we came out in the Irish Sea two sailors sank into the sea.
The 31 [May] and 1 June we saw 2 islands whose name was Long Island. At night on the 1st and 2nd we received the pilot on board.
June 2 - A steamer came and towed us into the harbor where we cast anchor.
Friday, June 3 - We went ashore and were quartered in Castle Garden. Forty-two children died at sea from scurvy. One grown man who was an Englishman also died. The same day that we went ashore we went aboard a steamer that sailed 150 miles to a city named Albany. We arrived [p.12] there Saturday, the 4 June. The same day we went on a train. Sunday morning we came to a city named Rochester. Here we stopped for a little while. We went further and came to a little town named Buffalo where we crossed a little stream. We sailed over it, both people and wagons. We next came to a little town named Stratford and then to Detroit. We then crossed a stream which came in from the English (Canadian) side to the American.
Monday, evening of the 6th of June - There was a fire in one of the cars on the train. A good deal of clothes burned. We stopped at [-]. We went through Michigan and came towards evening to Chicago. There were many Scandinavians. We traveled from there Wednesday, the 8 June, and on Thursday the 9th we came to Quincy. Here we sailed over a stream and into the land of Missouri. We went from here to St. Joseph. Here we got on a steamship and sailed up the Missouri River to Wyoming [Nebraska] . . . . [p.13] [ABRUPT END OF ACCOUNT. NO ARRIVAL DATE INTO SALT LAKE CITY.]
BIB: Hansen, Christen [Jensen]. Diary (Ms 1795), pp. 12-13. (CHL)