Handwritten record (plus photocopies) of Carter's journey frm Ohio to St. Louis via Wisconsin. ALS's dated Oct. 15, 24, 1845 (plus photocopies) to his wife, Mary Hine Carter, are revised transcripts of diary. Diary entry for November 13 describes a visit to the Nauvoo, Illinois Temple. Carter was very interested in religion and told about his visit to the Nauvoo temple (built by the Mormon Church) in Illinois. He mostly went to the Presbyterian Church and wrote about his agreements and disagreements with the principles taught by the Presbyterian preachers.