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Page 12 - The corporation then proceeded to ballot for officers for the ensuing year, and the following persons were unanimously elected: — President — Hon.
Page 57 - It is further understood, that, at his death or when he ceases to be in need of this assistance, the income of this fund is to be applied to the support and education of some child who is both blind and deaf and for whom there is no provision made either by the state or by private individuals...
Page 36 - In the year 1882, while inquiring for blind children, suitable for instruction in our projected school, I heard of a family in Andover in which there were several such, and immediately drove out thither with my friend and coworker, Dr. John D. Fisher. As we approached the toll-house, and halted to pay the toll, I saw by the roadside two pretty little girls, one about six, the other about eight years old, tidily dressed, and standing hand in hand hard by the toll-house. They had come from their home...
Page 39 - She was much interested in the novel plan for educating the blind, which we explained to her. She had never thought of instructing children through any sense but that of sight; but she soon saw the practicability of the thing, and being satisfied about our honesty, she consented with joy and hope to our proposition of beginning with her two girls, Abby and Sophia Carter. In a few days they were brought to Boston, and received into my father's house, as the first pupils of the first American School...
Page 34 - His coming to heal the broken-hearted, to preach deliverance to the captive, to open the eyes of the blind, and to set at liberty those that are bruised.
Page 39 - They were shy of us at first, but we gained their confidence with some difficulty; after which they led the way to their home in a neighbouring farmhouse. They were two of a numerous family, the parents of which were substantial, respectable people, and particularly good samples of the farming class of New England. The mother was especially intelligent, and devoted to her children, and much concerned about the barrier which blindness placed in the way of educating the five who were blind. She was...
Page 4 - Boston. DEAR SIR: — I have the honor to transmit to you, for the use of the legislature, a copy of the...
Page 11 - Concord. Schaff, Capt. Morris, Pittsfield. Sears, David, Boston. Sears, Mrs. Fred. R., Jr., Boston. Sears, Mrs. Knyvet W., Boston. Sears, Willard T., Boston. Shaw, Mrs. G. Howland, Boston. Shaw, Henry S., Boston. Shepard, Harvey N., Boston. Slater, Mrs. HN, Boston. Sohier, Miss Emily L., Boston. Sohier, Miss MD, Boston. Sorchan, Mrs. Victor, New York. Spencer, Henry F., Boston. Sprague, FP, MD, Boston. Stanwood, Edward, Brookline. Stearns, Charles H., Brookline. Stearns. Mrs. Charles H., Brookline.
Page 39 - Provision for the education of the blind was made in those States before the representatives of the people had time to wipe away the tears from their eyes." M. Anagnos, "Education of the Blind," 1882, p. 54; Report of Perkins Institution, 1881, p. 103. The action of the New England States in providing for their blind children at the school in Massachusetts is thus spoken of: "The readiness, and alacrity even, with which...

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