[Apostle Wilford Woodruff Journal] 11th The Boston Times to day says the Cholera is raging at wheeling Cincinnati, Louisville, Memphis And Vicksburg.
A Letter from the Camp of Israel 400 miles from winter Quarters July 10th 1848 published in the Star of Oct 15 1848 says that President Brigham Young & Heber C Kimball Company which they led to the valley of the Salt Lake Consisted of 623 waggons, 1,891 souls 131 Horses, 44 Mules, 2,012 Oxen 983 Cows 334 Loose cattle, 654 Sheep 237 Pigs, 904 Chickens, 54 Cats, 134 Dogs, 3 goats, 10 geese, 5 Bee Hives 11 Doves, 1 Squirrel, 5 Ducks.
It is An Exceding Cold day. While At Bradford I exhamined Smiths Illustrated Asstronomy. I like it for schools. Burnetts Beautiful Original Model of Ancient Jerrusalem As it stood in the days of our Redeemers All Carved out of wood is now being Exhibited through America And Attracting the Attention of many as the greatest work of Art Exhibited in the Last days. I wrote A letter to Brother Thomas Cartwright And made extracts from Letters.
[source: Wilford Woodruff's Journal: 1833-1898 Typescript, Volumes 1-9, Edited by Scott G. Kenney, Signature Books 1993, http://amzn.to/newmormonstudies]