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Title A Biography of Ezra Thompson Clark
Creator Tanner, Annie Clark, 1864-1941
Subject Biography; Frontier and pioneer life; Polygamy; Mormons
Subject Local Clark, Ezra Thompson, 1832-1901
Description Written by the oldest child in his second family, the biography of Ezra Thompson Clark is that of a successful pioneer, highly-regarded and devoted family man, and intensely loyal follower of the Mormon church.
Publisher Tanner Trust Fund, University of Utah Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Date 1975
Type Text
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Language eng
Relation Is part of: Utah, the Mormons, and the West. no. 5
Coverage 1832 - 1901
Rights Management University of Utah, Copyright 2001
Source Physical Dimensions 15 cm x 22.5 cm
Source Characteristics Printed Hard Cover Book
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Scanning Technician Clifton Brooks
Metadata Cataloger Clifton Brooks; Kenning Arlitsch; Jan Robertson
Call Number CT 275 C53 T36 1975
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Topic Mormons; Biography; Polygamy; Frontier and pioneer life
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Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6bz65b3

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Title Ezra Clark, page 049
Description EZRA THOMPSON CLARK 49 tooth," was the doctor's reply. "By jucks, I believe I can," was Ezra's response. So he bought two pairs of forceps and used them for years. His psychology while applying these tools was the most interesting part of the procedure. "You are a brave little girl," he would say to the child. "You have as much grit as your father." He went on with his compliments and flattery until the job was done. No mat- ter what time of the night or who the patient, these welcome services were always given without charge. Another example of his social generosity was illustrated when he called to see a family who moved into a house not far from his home. Immediately he observed a destitute condition. He returned home to get provisions for the family. "By jucks, I believe they're poor," was his com- ment. "How much of this can you spare?" he asked, point- ing to a large tin of bread that was just removed from the oven, all the time adding several loaves to the number of other things in his box. He never speculated in a mine. He felt no attraction towards the unknown, and uncertainty had no charm for him. Everything that he did involved some thoroughly definite purpose. A story is told about one of his friends who had an option on a mine in Idaho. He was particu- larly interested in doing Brother Clark a favor and fre- quently visited him about this mine, each time asserting: 66 There is really $~O,OOO.OO on the dump, the railroad is near, etc." And "Just think, Ezra, $~O,OOO.OO on the dump." Mr. Clark heard this story many times and said nothing. Finally with more enthusiasm than usual his friend shouted: "What more do we want, Ezra, $~O,OOO.OO on the dump!" " Is it coined?" was Ezra's quiet reply. If the hired men felt that it took a long time and such a
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Source A Biography of Ezra Thompson Clark
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Date Created 2005-04-14
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