[Apostle Wilford Woodruff Journal] 2d I wrote A letter to Elder James Skerry And informed him that He was Cut off from the Church. Also made out the minutes of the Conference. Gave Brothers Maxfields their liscense. In the evening Brother Maxfields both went with us to the wharf to take the Packet back to Shedice at 10 oclok we parted with them. Brother Russell & myself [went?] on the packet. They hoisted sail & put out under A good breeze. Plesant evening. I remained on deck all night. 6 m.
[source: Wilford Woodruff's Journal: 1833-1898 Typescript, Volumes 1-9, Edited by Scott G. Kenney, Signature Books 1993, http://amzn.to/newmormonstudies]