[Apostle Wilford Woodruff Journal] 17th We recieved European News this morning. Nearly all Europe is still in war. The Cholera is making great ravages through the United States. It has just entered New York. 8 deaths yesterday. Br McKenzie left me to day for the west. I think He is faithful. I preached in the evening to A full House. A number were believing.
[source: Wilford Woodruff's Journal: 1833-1898 Typescript, Volumes 1-9, Edited by Scott G. Kenney, Signature Books 1993, http://amzn.to/newmormonstudies]