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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 024
Description EZRA THOMPSON CLARK development. With the faith and integrity that were prom- inent qualities of his character, including his marked intel- ligence, he met with pleasure all the requirements made of him. His missionary experiences began in 1850. At the Octo- ber conference he was called to help settle Iron County, two hundred and fifty miles south of Salt Lake City. George A. Smith was president of the mission and when Ezra inquired about the necessary preparation, George A. Smith said : "We need wheat more than men, Brother Clark. How much can you furnish?" The answer was such a surprise and so satisfactory that George A. Smith excused Ezra from the mission but neglected to take his name off the list. In th.e spring more men were called, including those who did not go in the fall, and with them was Ezra Clark. He was put in charge of the company, so he loaded up more wheat and hooked two yoke of oxen to the wagon which had brought him across the plains. On arriving at their destination, George A. Smith was surprised to see Ezra and apologized for neglecting to can- cel his name on the missionary list. After surveying the outfit and the men accompanying it, George A. Smith said: "You have done more than anv other man for this mission, Brother Clark." So he was released and returned with President Brigham Young in 1851. Ezra was particularly interested in the new government and in the activities in and around Salt Lake City. His farm was really a suburb of the city. With his fine buggy team it never seemed far away. In 1850 the legislature ap- propriated $5,000 for the foundation of a library in Salt Lake Citv. The University of the State of Deseret was founded in 1850 and incorporated the same year. The cur-
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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/s6bz65b3/326891