[Apostle Wilford Woodruff Journal] 8th We arived at St Johns at 6 oclok this morning & stoped at Mr Reads boarding House. I went about the City some & spent part of the time writing. I wrote one Letter to Ezra Carter jr. at [ ]. Distance from the bend to St Johns. 110 miles.
Receipt for the Erysipelas. Put on the swelling rye flour (but no other flour). Put no wet applications upon it except a little linsed oil for the dry flour to stick to.
[source: Wilford Woodruff's Journal: 1833-1898 Typescript, Volumes 1-9, Edited by Scott G. Kenney, Signature Books 1993, http://amzn.to/newmormonstudies]