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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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Date Created 2005-04-20
Date Modified 2011-04-06
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Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6bz65b3

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Title Ezra Clark, page 050
Description 50 EZRA THOMPSON CLARK lot of hard work to pay for their immigration, he made them feel glad that they were not in the old country. How- ever, these immigrants were frequently sympathized with by those who were aware of Mr. Clark's business traits. He was ambitious to accumulate property and he real- ized many a good bargain. He had an innate ability for trading, which was a custom of his time, and he was always ready to put over a deal. Someone asked him how it was that he always had-the advantage in a business trans- action. His reply was: "I let the other party suggest the terms." And so he did, but he usually bought a cow or a yearling that was brought to the Clark farm to sell, for considerable less than the original price asked, and this was due to the fact that taxes were due and the money had to be obtained. Frequently, however, Ezra Clark's possession of ready money was a blessing to those in great need. Many people, when going away, were glad to accept a small price for their land. People had been on the move so much that it seemed difficult for them to become settled, while Ezra Clark remained permanently located. Unlike his father, who had so many homes from Hartford, Con- necticut, where he was born in 1773, to Vienna, Illinois, where he died in 1848, Ezra was determined to remain at Farmington. When urged to make an investment, he was very care- ful to obtain sufficient security. This position was not al- ways easy to maintain. Frequently people needed money but they could not supply the proper security. However, Mr. Clark remained steadfast to this business policy. Once it cost him a friend who came from Salt Lake to borrow $ 1,000. He envisioned the welfare of the group and suggested
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Source A Biography of Ezra Thompson Clark
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Date Created 2005-04-14
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Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6bz65b3/326845