Elders [George Q.] Cannon, Keeler, Snider, myself took a morning walk, and drew aside where we united in secrit prayer, praying in turn for the gift of the language, for influence with the natives, and the downfall of [Congregational] missionary influence. . . .
[Source: Reddick Allred journal, quoted in The Journal of George Q. Cannon, Church Historian's Press, https://churchhistorianspress.org/george-q-cannon]