Amasa Lyman's Dissent and His Rejected 1872 Overture to the RLDS Church
Bringhurst, Newell G.,Hamer, John C.
Scattering of the Saints : Schism within Mormonism
John Whitmer Books
This chapter gives an overview of the efforts of David Hyrum Smith, and Amasa M. Lyman to organize and conduct an anti-Brigham Young campaign. However, circumstances thwarted this union because of the illness of David and his withdrawal from Utah, combined with the declining health of Amasa Lyman brought to end another opposition to the policies and leadership of Brigham Young in Utah.