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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
Scanning Device Hewlett Packard ScanJet 3C/ADF Flatbed Scanner
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Dimensions Gif: 700 x 1200 pixels
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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Title Ezra Clark, page 010
Description EZRA THOMPSON CLARK the Clark home, and she also gave birth to a child while her husband was on a mission in England. Here in Iowa there was less political discord as the governor was friendly to the Saints, and no doubt Ezra enjoyed a quiet home life on his farm. Some of the greatest contributory factors in the bitter persecution of the Saints in Missouri and Illinois were: The unfriendly attitude of the Saints toward those belong- ing to other churches; the assumption that the Mormons were members of the Only True Church on earth; that they were especially favored of God; and that eventuallv all people would acknowledge their supremacy and be- come affiliated with them. Such bigotry engendered hatred. Then, too, the loyalty, which the Saints manifested for each other in all activities, whether farming, stock-raising, industry, business, or social life, was not compatible to a democratic government, more particularly so because the Saints voted solid. Such unitv was not conducive to a harmonious spirit among their neighbors.. The ideals and attitudes of these pioneer Mormons are easily understood by their successors in the Rocky Moun- tains. The writer can remember when a solemn promise, by raising the right hand, was made to refrain from pa- tronizing those who were not of our faith. An institution established and managed by a non-Mormon was to be re- garded as a place "opposed to the success and welfare of the community and a particular enemy of the Church. A com- mon expression was : "Those that are not of us, are against us." Devoted as Ezra was to his Church, one of its officials at one time threatened to report him to the general authori- ties for buying a wagon from an "outsider." The Saints were not aware of their weaknesses, rather
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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
ID 326877
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