[John Henry Smith]
Salt Lake City [dedication continued]
Prest. George Q. Cannon said these services had been under the influence of the spirit of the Lord. Prest. W. Woodruff said the ancient Prophets from Adam down has looked for this day. ...
Prest. W. Woodruff said that on a certain occassion a gentleman had threatened the church with utter overthrow if the Presidency continued their course. Three days after this gentleman* was dead. *Ex. U.S. Marshall Dyer.
[Source: Jean Bickmore White (editor), Church, State, and Politics: The Diaries of John Henry Smith, Signature Books in association with Smith Research Associates, Salt Lake City, 1990, http://bit.ly/johnhenrysmith]