A Deaf And Dumb Councillor
Kapotrine Moller, a Russian Councillor of State, son of General Moller,
and nephew of the tutor to the Grand Dukes Nicholas and Michael, has
just died at the age of eighty-three. He himself, his brother, and
sister were all born deaf and dumb. He was educated in the Deaf and Dumb
Institution in St. Petersburg, rapidly learnt to read, and showed such
ability that he was first admitted into the Imperial Chancery and
afterwards into the Council of State.