[Apostle Wilford Woodruff Journal] 24th I recieved A Letter from Br Wells of waterville Ct. I walked to the foot of Chamber street N.Y. /to/ took boat. It had left so I walked back. Read the papers, stars &c containing Elder Jones Letter Containing An account of his last visit & Conference with the welsh saints. It was glorious. I shed tears of Joy over it. A Brother gave me A Calafornia knife blade 15 inches long. At 2 oclok I took the warren foot of vesey street And rode to Haverstraw N York. I found Elder John Druce. I spent the night with him. 50 m.
[source: Wilford Woodruff's Journal: 1833-1898 Typescript, Volumes 1-9, Edited by Scott G. Kenney, Signature Books 1993, http://amzn.to/newmormonstudies]