James Allen, Missouri

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    burton, with Elder Joseph A. Stratton, for New York. We had an exceedingly rough passage of forty-three days. It was said to be the roughest passage known up to that time. We had seven hurricanes and fourteen gales and lost the second mate overboard. Arrived at New York on the sixth of March, 1846. My wife and daughter had gone on board ship at Liverpool with a company of Saints, on her jour- ney to Nauvoo, via