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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 012
Description 12 EZRA THOMPSON CLARK ucated who were interested in them. It is verv evident that the Prophet Joseph was a student of the Old Testament rather than the New, where no approbation is given to polygamy, and that from his viewpoint the ancient He- brews were ideal characters and worthy examples. This religious background gave a sacredness to the practice of polygamy, which the enemies of the Church failed to appreciate. Besides this, among the reports circulated at that time was the following: "The Mormons declare Smith's prophe- cies superior to law." Also that his plan "was to take the county, then the state, and after that the United States, and finally the whole world." This idea which the Saints enter- tained was taken from Daniel's vision in the Old Testa- ment, the assumption being that Mormonism was the stone that should fill the whole earth, which of course was very antagonistic to the Gentiles. As years have passed, there is less bigotry in the sects who recognize that righteousness is more nearly the interpretation of the stone and that all of God's children contribute to its enlargement. And so at a public meeting at Warsaw, resolutions were passed by the Gentiles to expel or exterminate the Mor- mons from the State of Illinois. In midwinter, 1846, they were again driven from their comfortable homes into the western wilderness. Ezra and Mary had cast their lot with the Saints and when the call came in January 1846 that all must leave Nauvoo, they began to prepare for their departure from Montrose. Their property was sold or exchanged for equip- ment suitable to make the long journey across the plains to the Rocky Mountains. A feather bed was exchanged for a yoke of oxen, etc.
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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/s6bz65b3/326879