"News From the Companies," Deseret News [Weekly], 10 December 1856, 317.
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NEWS FROM THE COMPANIES.—Elder Chauncy G. Webb arrived, on the 5th inst., from Caps. Hodgetts and Hunt's companies, and reported that he left them all at Fort Bridger on the 2nd, quite comfortably situated and in the enjoyment of an increased degree of health and buoyancy of feelings. Only a very few in those two companies had been frosted and they only slightly.
Br. Webb met, en route, enough teams, going to their relief, to bring them all in; and in a few days the last of this season's immigration will have arrived, except those who are stationed at the Devil's Gate until spring.
Much credit is due br. Webb for his lengthy and energetic services in aid of the belated immigrants, encountering cold, storms, severe toil and rough fare for a period of 55 days; and that too so soon after his return from a foreign mission. Most certainly has he 'manifested his faith by his works.'