[Apostle John Taylor diary] In morning at Council at Dr. Richards, wherein two men were appointed to go in company with Bro. Emmett five or six hundred miles west into the wilderness to take charge of Bro. Emmett's company. Elder Sherwood and John S. Fulmer were the person appointed.
[source: 'The John Taylor Nauvoo journal, January 1845-September 1845,' BYU Studies 23:3 (1983) edited by Dean C. Jessee]