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66 sale account board account of board advantages ANNUAL REPORT applicant was born AUGUSTUS LOWELL balance beneficiaries blind children board and tuition bodily books in raised BOUVÉ boys Cash on hand child common schools condition Corporation cost Dairyman's Daughter deaf Deed of land Director dollars draft establishment expenses free admission furnish GEORGE give Governor Howe's Blind Child's Indigent blind persons Institution and Massachusetts instruction JAMES STURGIS JOSEPH LYMAN JOSIAH QUINCY laundry Laura Bridgman legislature live Massachusetts Asylum ment moral musical instruments natural number of blind October ordinary organ parents Perkins Institution pianos pupils raised print receipts respectfully Rhode Island ROTCH sale of books SAMUEL G scrofula Sept September 30 shares Boston sight South Boston STEPHEN FAIRBANKS sundry individuals teachers tion TREASURER'S TREASURER'S REPORT Trustees undersigned warrant for free William WILLIAM CLAFLIN WILLIAM PERKINS women workshop youth
Page 28 - Was there any known peculiarity in the family of the father of the applicant; that is, were any of the grandparents, parents, uncles, aunts, brothers, sisters or cousins blind, deaf or insane, or afflicted with any infirmity of body or mind ? 19.
Page 6 - This sum covers all expenses, except for clothing ; namely, board, washing, medicines, the use of books, musical instruments, &c. The pupils must furnish their own clothing, and pay their own fares to and from the Institution.
Page 26 - All great establishments in the nature of boarding schools, where the sexes must be separated ; where there must be boarding in common and sleeping in congregate dormitories ; where there must be routine and formality, and restraint and repression of individuality ; where the charms and refining influences of the true family relation cannot be had — all such institutions are unnatural, undesirable, and very liable to abuse. We should have as few of them as is possible, and those few should be kept...
Page 16 - It is not only more blessed to \give than to receive, but also more pleasant.
Page 3 - Ал obligation will be required from some responsible person, that the pupil shall be removed, without expense to the Institution, whenever it may be desirable to discharge him. The usual period of tuition is from five to seven years. The...
Page 7 - An obligation will be required from some responsible person, that the pupil shall be removed without expense to the institution, whenever it may be desirable to discharge him. The usual period of tuition is from five to seven years. Indigent blind persons residing in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Connecticut and Rhode Island, by applying as above to the " Commissioners for the Blind," care of the Secretary of State in the respective States, can obtain warrants of free admission.
Page 29 - ... cherished. Beware how you needlessly sever any of those ties of family, of friendship, of neighborhood, during the period of their strongest growth, lest you make a homeless man, a wanderer and a stranger. Especially beware how you cause him to neglect forming early relations of affection with those whose sympathy and friendship will be most important to him during life...
Page 7 - Blind, care of the Secretary of State," in the respective States, can obtain warrants of free admission. For further particulars address Dr. SG Howe, Director of the Institution for the Blind, Boston, Mass. The relatives or friends of the blind who may be sent to the Institution, are requested to furnish information in answer to the following questions : 1. What is the name and age of the applicant ? 2. Where born ? 3.