Eliza Farnham Quote

My first participation in the labor of its erection was the tenanting of the joists and studding for the lower story, a work in which I succeeded so well, that during its progress I laughed, when I paused for a few moments to rest, at the idea of promising to pay a man $14 or $16 per day for doing what I found my own hands so dexterous in.


California, In-doors and Out (1856)

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My first participation in the labor of its erection was the tenanting of the joists and studding for the lower story, a work in which I succeeded so...

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My first participation in the labor of its erection was the tenanting of the joists and studding for the lower story, a work in which I succeeded so...

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My first participation in the labor of its erection was the tenanting of the joists and studding for the lower story, a work in which I succeeded so...

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My first participation in the labor of its erection was the tenanting of the joists and studding for the lower story, a work in which I succeeded so...