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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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Bit Depth Text: 1-bit / Images: 8-bit (grayscale)
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 047
Description EZRA THOMPSON CLARK 47 On one occasion, at a business meeting, he was referred to as being a great success in a financial way. "Tell us how you accomplished it, Mr. Clark," was the request made of him. "If one learns to save, it is easy to accumulate prop- erty," was his answer. Even though for years $30.00 was the price received for a load of hay delivered to Salt Lake, the driver ate a noon lunch put up at home. He was a careful spender and impressed others with the value of money. One way he did this was to assume that money was very scarce, and that a little should go a long way. To convince his family that his position was correct and to make them like it, was his art. If his sons were obliged to stand back while other boys treated the girls, they knew it was because of the big plans of their father. His daughter had just one regret when listening to a talk on the beautiful custom of gift-making at Christmas time. "Father was not there to hear it." Christmas Eve, when one of them hastened to the store with a few dried peaches to complete the Christmas shopping, she was glad she had the peaches. The family adjusted with good grace to the lack of com- forts and spending money, knowing that their father was much more interested in big problems than he was in little pleasures or small conveniences. Then, too, there was a kind of family pride in the possession of property which the father satisfied. He had learned from his father's experience to avoid the signing of notes for others. The dilemma of his father's financial condition, on this account, affected him greatly. On one occasion a young man was anxious to borrow some money to buy a wagon and was looking for Mr. Clark to get a note signed. The young man was informed that
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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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Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6bz65b3/326858