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.