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

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Title Ezra Clark, page 026
Description 26 EZRA THOMPSON CLARK federal government sent its officials among the Saints. Of the officers sent to Utah, Bancroft, the historian, records: 66 The authorities were kindly received by the Saints; and had they been men of ability and discretion, content to dis- charge their duty without interfering with the social and religious peculiarities of the people, all would have been well, but such was not their character or policy." With the advent .of federal judges and political officers in Utah, a long and bitter discord between the Saints and the govern- ment began. In 1856 Ezra Clark's missionary work began again, and he was given thirty days notice to prepare for a mission in Europe. During the previous year he was ordained one of the Seven Presidents of the Fortieth Quorum of Seventy. Within the thirty days of preparation for his mission he built an adobe house with two upstair bedrooms. He was glad to abandon a log cabin with its dirt roof and leave his family comfortable. In later years additional rooms built of stone were added on either end, and with the large locust trees in front a stately and comfortable home was made. The company that left the valley for the East with Ezra Clark, according to the Church historian, was organized in Echo Canyon, August IO, 1856, and he was elected cap- tain. The report states that good time was made. The roads had been improved since Mr. Clark went over them eight November 27, 1856, he left New York for England on the ship Thornton. His sympathy was awakened for the poor in England. With his practical turn of mind he naturally compared
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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/s6bz65b3/326893