[Franklin D. Richards]
At 11'met other brethren at the Gardo House'W[ilford] W[woodruff] & G[eorge] Q C[annon].'F[ranklin]. D. R[ichards]. M[oses] T[hatcher]. J[ohn]. H[enry]. S[mith]. H[eber] J. G[rant]. M[arriner] W[ood]. M[errill]. A[nthon] H L[und]. A[braham] H C[annon]. & about 4 p.m. F[rancis] M. L[yman]. arrived. 1st felt deemed advisable that political parties may approach near an equality of numbers. 2d that in Salt Lake district it may be & is deemed politic to get up a fusion Ticket or a Citizen's Ticket in order to defeat the Liberal design to disfranchise all Mormons. 3d That some Committees be appoint[ed] in places precincts or counties where it may be found necessary.
[Franklin D. Richards, Diary, as quoted in Minutes of the Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1835-1951, Electronic Edition, 2015]