[Apostle Wilford Woodruff Journal] 31st I wrote two letters one to Samuel Brannan & + one to James Fergeson to send By the hand of A. Badlam who is About to start for the bay of San Francisco. I Also wrot Elder Allexander B. two recommends one to Samuel Brannan, And one to B. Young And Council in Zion. I Also wrote Br Badlam A letter of Memorandom making knows my wishes of him while He is gone. I Also sent S Brannan 5 Papers by Br Badlam.
[source: Wilford Woodruff's Journal: 1833-1898 Typescript, Volumes 1-9, Edited by Scott G. Kenney, Signature Books 1993, http://amzn.to/newmormonstudies]