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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 005
Description A ND so, EZRA'S EXPERIENCES as he developed into manhood are best understood in connection with the movements of his Church. The Saints, as they wandered among strangers, stripped of their possessions, and poorly clad in midwinter, had the sympathy of the people of Illinois who welcomed them in their exodus from Mis- souri. These persecuted outcasts settled on a section of land situated on a sharp curve on the east side of the Mississippi River. The place was called Commerce and consisted of about twenty houses owned by a New York company of whom the land and buildings were bought by the Mormon leaders. The confidence which Timothy Baldwin Clark had in his son Ezra at that time was illustrated when Ezra, though but a youth, was entrusted to drive a large herd of cattle from Far West to Illinois. This journey of 180 miles was hazardous, particularly crossing the Mississippi River, and its accomplishment would have done credit to one much older than he. There is, perhaps, no other projection of land on the banks of the Mississippi River which makes so artistic a location for a city than that selected by the Saints for their new home. They called their city Nauvoo, meaning beau-
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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/s6bz65b3/326872