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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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Title Ezra Clark, page 055
Description EZRA THOMPSON CLARK 55 In the early history of Utah there was much discussion about retrenchment, establishing the United Order and "getting back to the fear of the Lord," etc. Those times are referred to as the Reformation and most of the Saints were rebaptized. One of the family asked Brother Clark if the Lord really did not like us to have fine horses and car- riages, nice clothes, etc. "Surely he does," was his prompt reply, "only we should love the Lord most of all." At an- other time he heard a man denounced for smoking. He remarked: "Some very fine people use tobacco." Before leaving for a mission when his little boy, Eugene, was very sick, he was asked if the report were true that President Young had promised recovery of the child if he would go on a mission. "No," was the reply, "President Young said the child would be as apt to live if I went." Someone reminded him that he had gone to bed without saying his prayers. "One doesn't always kneel to pray," was his response. One of his daughters referred with reverence to the high position of two young men in the Church. Her father remarked, "Position doesn't make the quality of the man." On one occasion one of his daughters came home from her school in Salt Lake Citv elated that her seatmate was an apostle's daughter. He replied: "Ezra Clark's daughter is quite as good as an apostle's daughter." In his religious philosophy he seemed to be free from a superstitious fear of God's punishments. He was never heard to attribute the misfortunes of people to a displeased God. Rather it was mismanagement on their own part or lack of judgment. He had a profound devotion for his Church and was untiring in his efforts to promote its interests. While he
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Source A Biography of Ezra Thompson Clark
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Date Created 2005-04-14
Date Modified 2005-04-14
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