[Apostle Willard Richards Journal] Missouri River. President Young finished crossing his family, and in the evening returned to Brother J. D. LeeÂ's encampment on the east. side of the river. Elders Kimball and Richards visited the river about noon, found they could not cross, returned to their encampment and dug a well about 10 feet deep, plenty of good water.
[source: Apostle Willard Richards Journal]