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

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Title Ezra Clark, page 028
Description 28 EZRA THOMPSON CLARK The Saints from the whole valley were congregated at Silver Lake, Big Cottonwood Canyon, for the twenty- fourth of July celebration, when scouts from the Mormon emigration bureau on the Missouri River arrived to warn President Young about the movements of this hostile army towards the valleys of the Rocky Mountains. Ezra T. Clark's wife was enjoying this celebration with her many old friends. She says that the spirit of joy was replaced by one of gloom as memories of persecution days returned on this day of festivity. There had been ten years of peace and prosperity among the Saints. Now another exodus was con- templated. The people from the northern part of the terri- tory were advised to go south and President Young de- clared that there would be nothing left in the thriving prosperous towns for the invading army. Thirty thousand Saints in Salt Lake and the northern settlements left their homes with all their movable belong- ings. Straw and shavings were piled in the empty buildings ready for the torch of destruction by fire in case the soldiers made any attempt to occupy them. Trees were to be chopped down and gardens destroyed. The streets were filled with wagons loaded with provisions and furniture, and the people were moving southward to an unknown destination. The Nauvoo Legion was reorganized in 1857, and in 1858 all of the Church missionaries were released to come home. Ezra Clark passed the invading army on his return from England. He arrived in Provo, June 25, 1858, and found his wife and five children living in a wagon box and tent south of Provo. Some of the army officers entered the deserted city of Salt Lake and sent for Brigham Young, who was with his
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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/s6bz65b3/326895