the life and time of ebenezer hanks: developing the west and promoting pioneer industries
Western history, Mormon history, life in the west is all shown in the stories found in “Eb.” Ebenezer Hanks helped develop the west in the mid 1800’s. He was: a pioneer; a soldier; a merchant; a freighter; involved in iron mining and smelting; in cotton manufacturing; in lumbering; and building; a judge and a mayor. A variety of lives made up the life of Eb Hanks. These stories also tell about the times and did show that many people of this time were not as nice as we have been led to believe. This book has stories of his time and some stories of the years of his children. If you are interested in this period of America you will find “Eb” worth your time.