Anecdotes of the Deaf Acuteness Of Educated Deaf Mutes
One evening the senior class of girls and boys in a School fo...
Robert S Lyons
Robert S. Lyons went about Ireland last summer visiting the d...
A Deaf Mute's Ideas Before Instruction
The following extract from the correspondence of a deaf and d...
The Countess Of Orkney
The following curious anecdote is related of Mary, Countes...
Royal Scottish Academy Exhibition For 1880
John S. Rennie Reid, a young Aberdeen lad, now resident in Ed...
Deaf And Dumb Lady's Idea Of Music
A lady who graduated from the Institution at New York some...
The Converted Mute
During a revival of religion in one of the New England villag...
A good story is told of ex-governor Magottin, of Kentucky, wh...
A Deaf And Dumb Sculptor
There has just been placed outside St. Saviour's Church, for ...
Speed Of Manual Spelling
In reply to a question "What is the number of words a good...
Deaf And Dumb Clergymen
In America there are four deaf and dumb clergymen working in ...
A Sad Case
T---- L---- lived near Derby. Hers was a sad case--deaf, d...
(From The Graphic, May, 1874.)
Messrs. Doulton and Co., wh...
Helen Silvie was a Scotch girl. She was born in the villag...
The Age Of Deaf Mutes
The question is frequently asked, "Is there a greater mortali...
United States Of America
The Tenth Census Report of the U. S. of America for 1880 cont...
Corot And His Pupil
Corot the Artist had a deaf and dumb pupil. The young fellow ...
How To Save The Rates
In a vast majority of cases where the deaf and dumb are allow...
A Happy Death Bed
Not long ago there died in the county Wexford, in Ireland, a ...
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Florence B----, a little girl in the Deaf and Dumb Institutio...
King George Iv & The Deaf & Dumb Boy
When King George IV. visited Ireland a deaf and dumb boy determined to
send a letter to His Majesty. The following extracts taken from this
characteristic letter will be interesting:
"Wednesday, 4th July, 1821.
"My dear George,--I hope I will see you when you come here to
see the deaf and dumb boys and girls; I am very sorry that you
never did come here to see them.
"I will be very glad to see you, if you will come here often to
see me. Did you ever see the deaf and dumb in London? You must
write a letter to me soon. Would you like to see me at
Claremont? I could not go to London, because there is too much
money to pay to the captain of a ship for me.
"Do you know Grammar, Geography, Bible, Arithmetic, Astronomy,
and Dictionary? I know them very little. I am very delighted
that I am improving much. Perhaps I will be an assistant of the
Deaf and Dumb School. Where were you born? Would you like to
correspond with me? I would be very fond of you. You ought to
write a long letter to me soon. What profession are you of? I
never saw you; I am very, very anxious to see you indeed, and
would like to see the King of England very much.
"Will you send us some deaf and dumb children, and give us
money to pay for educating them.
"I am, your affectionate friend,
The answer was as follows:--
"To Thomas Collins, Deaf and Dumb Institution, Claremont,
Glasnevin, near Dublin.
"Sir Benjamin Bloomfield is commanded by the King to present to
Thomas Collins ten pounds for being a good boy."
"Phoenix Park, 3rd Sep., 1821."
With these ten pounds the boy was afterwards apprenticed to a printer.
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