Returned Missionaries

This morning we received a call from Elders William Mendenhall and F.A. Robison, the former of Springville and the latter of Fillmore, both of whom returned last evening from a mission to the Eastern States.

The former left here October 28, and proceeded to the Pennsylvania, Maryland and Delaware District, where he labored under the direction of Henry Grow. His time was occupied in visiting the people at their homes and communicating the gospel to them by conversational preaching. He obtained much valuable information concerning his ancestral genealogy.

Elder Robison left home to go on his mission on the 9th of November last and proceeded to Michigan, laboring in Montcalm, Isabel and Mecosta Counties. He held thirty-five public meetings, besides taking every available opportunity of preaching the gospel privately. There is a number of Latter-day Saints throughout that section of country, baptized by Elder Palmer, and a number of others express their intention of identifying themselves with the Church before long.

[Journal History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, May 26, 1877, 2]
[Deseret News, May 26, 1877]

[transcribed and proofread by David Grow, May 2006]


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