I had expected to be sustained as an assistant historian; but was disappointed, though Bro[ther]. Franklin D. Richards and Pres[iden]t. Joseph F. Smith had advocated it. It seemed to be Geo[rge]. Q. Cannon who interposed.
[Source: Andrew Jenson, Diary, as quoted in Minutes of the Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1835-1951, Electronic Edition, 2015]