The Valley of Heart's Delight
R. S. BRIGGS
BIO Pen-pictures, R. S. Briggs, page 255
R. S. BRIGGS, master builder on the construction of the buildings for
the Leland Stanford, Jr., University, is a man who has made his own way
in the world, and progressed to positions of responsibility from modest
beginnings. He is a native of North Lancashire, England, born March 19,
1833, and was reared there to the age of twenty-three years, learning
the stone-mason's and general building trades. He came to America in
1857, and to California in the following year.
SOURCE: Pen Pictures From The Garden of the World or Santa Clara County, California, Illustrated. - Edited by H.S.
Foote.- Chicago: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1888. page 255 Transcribed by Carol Lackey
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