This section is from the book "A Treatise On Architecture And Building Construction Vol2: Masonry. Carpentry. Joinery", by The Colliery Engineer Co. Also available from Amazon: A Treatise On Architecture And Building Construction.
96. The foundation walls above the footing courses are usually of stone or brick. The method of building brick foundations is the same as for all brick walls, therefore it will not be described here, but taken up under "Brickwork."