Making A Living
Whatever of worldly prosperity may have fallen to his lot is but the natural result, under Providence, of paient, persevering industry, guided by an ordinary sense of prudence and common sense. No golden prospect of acquiring sudden wealth by speculation was ever able to tempt him from the "even ten" of his way," [he] deeming a slow but less uncertain prospect of gain more conducive to rational and permanent happiness. [The above biographical sketch of Solomon Piper has been inserted at the particular request of friends.]
--*Solomon Piper, Genealogy of the Family of
* Solomon Piper, 18491
John Songer joined our association, as a carpenter, in 1838. Not being able to obtain any particulars of his life, none can be given.
-- Albion Bicknell, in Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association, Annals, 1892