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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
ID 326907
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6bz65b3

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Title Ezra Clark, page 014
Description I4 EZRA THOMPSON CLARK History tells us that the Saints had two thousand houses for sale in Nauvoo and the surrounding districts. Money was scarce and in a wide area of the country skins were the only portable currency. Property was bartered off for a half. or a fourth of its real value, and many of the people left without any compensation for their homes. Ezra Clark was in the first encampment which left the Mississippi River in February. Their first camp was made on Sugar Creek not far from the comfortable homes of the Saints. It was snowing and many of them crossed the river on ice. President Young and the Twelve Apostles joined the congregation at Sugar Creek on February 15. "On the morning of the 17th of February, President Young, stand- ing in his wagon, called with a loud voice, `Attention, the whole camp of Israel!' " With the assurance of one who knows the love of God for his children, he inspired confi- dence in the Saints and in himself as their leader. To this homeless band of people in midwinter he predicted that eventually a new home would be found where a civiliza- tion of their own could be established. With renewed courage they broke camp and "slowly wended their way Westward, journeying day after day farther into the wil- derness toward the setting sun." Bancroft, the historian, tells us that at one camp beyond Sugar Creek, following prayer, these travelers held a dance. "And as the men of Iowa looked on, they wondered how these homeless outcasts from Christian civilization could thus praise and make merry in view of their near abandoning themselves to the mercies of savages and wild beasts." He further records, "There is nothing tougher than fanaticism. What cared they for wind and rain, for comfortable couches or aching limbs. The Kingdom of the
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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/s6bz65b3/326881