Histories of American Schools for the Deaf, 1817-1893: Public schools in the United, States established 1854-1893

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Edward Allen Fay
Volta bureau, 1893 - Deaf
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Page 17 - In the exercise of the discretionary power conferred by this act, no distinction shall be made on account of the wealth or poverty of the parents or guardians of such children...
Page 218 - Of those first appointed, one shall be appointed for a term of one year, one for a term of two years, and one for a term of three years ; and thereafter their successors shall be appointed for the full term of three years.
Page 93 - ... as instructors therein ; some have gone into mercantile and other offices ; some have undertaken business on their own account, while not a few have chosen agricultural and. mechanical pursuits, in which the advantages of thorough mental training will give them a superiority over those not so well educated. Of those alluded to as having engaged in teaching, one has been the principal of a flourishing institution in Pennsylvania ; one is now in his second year...
Page xvi - Institutions for the benefit of those inhabitants who are deaf, dumb, blind or insane, shall always be fostered and supported.
Page 135 - Home for the Training in Speech of Deaf Children Before They Are of School Age.
Page 85 - Columbia Institution for the Deaf was incorporated as the Columbia Institution for the Instruction of the Deaf and Dumb and the Blind under act of Congress, February 16, 1857 (11 Stat.
Page 213 - He shall receive a salary of two thousand dollars per annum, and give bond, to be approved by the Governor, in the sum of five thousand dollars, conditioned for the faithful performance of his duties.
Page 27 - The universe, then, is like a house: the earth is its ground floor, the firmament its ceiling, under which the Almighty hangs out the sun to rule the day and the moon and stars to rule the night. This ceiling is also the floor of the apartment above, and in this is a cistern, shaped, as one of the authorities says, "like a bathing-tank," and containing "the waters which are above the firmament.
Page 30 - ... or deaf children of capacity and promise, beyond the existing limitation of ten years, as provided in chapter two hundred and thirty-nine of the acts of the year eighteen hundred and...
Page 175 - Procedure; or under chapter three hundred and fortysix of the laws of eighteen hundred and sixty-three, as amended by chapter two hundred and fifty-nine of the laws of eighteen hundred and sixty-six, and chapter one hundred and ninety-three, of the laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-five; or under chapter two...

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