[Apostle Wilford Woodruff Journal] 3rd I spent the day in council with the quorum of the Twelve. Council was given to Br Little & going east [ ]. I wrote 6 letters which I sent by Col Little to the following persons: Col Kane, I F Carter, Ezra Carter sen, Sarah B Foss, Shuah Moulton & Leonard Hardy. We herd an interesting letter read from capt Dan Jones of Wales. He could represent 1,000 Saints in that land. Other letters were also read.
[source: Wilford Woodruff's Journal: 1833-1898 Typescript, Volumes 1-9, Edited by Scott G. Kenney, Signature Books 1993, http://amzn.to/newmormonstudies]