My diary, 1845-1876 : an account of the day to day services of Carl August Sundstrom as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Holden, Joseph W.
"Born in Narsunda County, Stockholm, Sweden, 1846. Mother died, 1853. Family broken up. Tailor. Clerk, c. 1858. Joined LDS Church, 1871. Ordained deacon. Cut off from Church. Baptized again, 1873. Ordained elder, 1873. Missionary in Sweden, 1873-75. Preaching. Travels. Short routine entries. Author with brother called to open missionary work in Finland, October 1875. First baptism, May 1876. Introductory material by editor, pages 35. Original diary translated from Swedish by Ingrid H. Carlson. Some pages lost. Journal appears on pages 658. Dated entries run from 14 November 1873 to 3 August 1876." [Abstract from Davis Bitton's Guide to Mormon Diaries and Autobiographies, 1977]