[Apostle Wilford Woodruff Journal] 27th I spent the day in preparing to leave on Monday. Nearly all of the camp are sick. Father And Mother Are quite sick Also Sister King & Sarah And several of the men. I recieved A letter from Br Young. I wrote him one & sent him a messenger before the troops.
[source: Wilford Woodruff's Journal: 1833-1898 Typescript, Volumes 1-9, Edited by Scott G. Kenney, Signature Books 1993, http://amzn.to/newmormonstudies]