[Francis M. Lyman]
[Provo] At 8 p.m. [I] attended the Democratic ratification meeting in the Opera House. W[illia]m H. King in the Chair. Bro[ther]s Moses Thatcher and B. H. Roberts were the speakers lauding Democratic virtues and enlarging upon Republican rascality.
[Excerpts of Apostle Francis M. Lyman Diaries, http://amzn.to/newmormonstudies]