130 years ago today - Wednesday, May 16, 1883

[Apostle John Henry Smith Diary] Liverpool

The Steamer Nevada left this city today with 217 British 184 Swiss & German & 12 Scandinavian and 14 returning Elders, 7 from England, 3 from Germany, and 4 from Scandinavia. Ben E. Rich was in charge of the party.

The Saints were singing Babylon Oh Babylon we bid thee farewell.

[Source: Jean Bickmore White (editor), Church, State, and Politics: The Diaries of John Henry Smith, Signature Books in association with Smith Research Associates, Salt Lake City, 1990, http://bit.ly/johnhenrysmith]

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