[Apostle Heber J. Grant Diary] I had to smile to think that 33 members of the Legislature could be found who would be green enough to ask Bro Moses to accept the office of U.S. Senator. ... It is incomprehensible to me that 33 members of the Legislature, mostly faithful members of the Church should ask [Apostle] Moses Thatcher to run for Senatorship.
[Diary of Heber J. Grant, http://amzn.to/newmormonstudies]