April 29, 1863 to April 6, 1890. Davis chronicles his life from his mission in Wales in 1863 to the constitutional convention period in Utah in 1889. After his mission, Davis leaves his mother to join the Latter-Day Saints in Utah. He describes everyday activities on the ship General McClellan in May and June 1864, such as church services, dancing, and sea sickness. Upon arrival to Newfoundland, Davis rides the railroad from Buffalo to Wyoming City, Nebraska. For the remainder of the trip, he drives an ox and wagon in the John Judge Kerr Freight Train. Davis is re-baptized upon arrival. In 1867, he mentions the establishment of the School of the Prophets as part of Deseret University. He also notes the building of the temple. In February 1868, he describes the Latter-Day Saints as prosperous while the world is fighting against each other. He mentions medical terminology and practices as he describes the sicknesses of family members. He records the connecting of the Transcontinental Railroad. Davis also details the effects of the Tucker-Edmunds bill and the polygamy raids in the late 1880s.