The company is made up of nine different nationalities, viz: Welsh, (with a few Scotch and a very few Irish,) French, German, Swiss, Italian, Danes, Swedes and Norwegians.
The Post says:
There are no less than fifteen elders with this company.
They are generally plain, but somewhat "preacher-like" looking men. Mr. H. O. Hanson, a Norwegian, who has been seven years at Salt Lake, went over to England last fall on Mormon business and returned in this ship.
He is an intelligent man and speaks English fluently.
He goes on with the company to Utah.
They will proceed directly by railroad to St. Joseph's, Mo.; thence they go up the river to Florence, which is a Mormon settlement, fifty-four miles from Jefferson City, and then commence the long journey by ox-teams across the plains, 1,130 miles, to Salt Lake city.
The Monarch of the Sea has on board a negro named William Brown Bradford, sent home by the American Consul at Liverpool, to be tried for an attempt at murder.