"Express," Deseret News [Weekly], 19 November 1856, 293.
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EXPRESS.—Elder Joseph A. Young and br. Abel Garr arrived, from the three immigrating companies yet due, at 4 a.m. on the morning of the 13th inst. Elder Young reported the condition of the immigration to be very favorable, considering the lateness of the season, and that abundant relief would reach them soon after he left Fort Bridger.
Cap. [Edward] Martin's company, the only hand-cart company out, is expected to arrive on or about the 23d inst.
Particulars of the condition and whereabouts of the three companies yet back, will be found in Cap. Grant's letter and Elder Young's Remarks' printed in this News.
The express found no snow between the South Pass and the Big Mountain.