"Accidentally Drowned," Deseret News [Weekly], 2 Nov. 1865, 29.
ACCIDENTALLY DROWNED.—We grieve to learn by telegram to Pres. B. Young, from Elder T. Taylor, that Elder George Sims got drowned in the Platte, east of Red Buttes, while crossing the river after cattle. Elder Sims was widely known and respected, and the mournful intelligence plunged his family here in grief, who were full of expectations of his early arrival from his mission to England, from which he was returning.